Most researchers who work in labs will be used to keeping a lab notebook as a formal record of their work. Electronic lab notebooks (ELNs) offer a digital alternative to the traditional paper version.
ELNs offer a number of potential benefits:
- Research records are easily searchable
- Research records can be accessed from any computer or device with internet access
- Research data can be stored alongside experimental records, and linked to it
- Details of who created the record and what edits have been made are captured automatically
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