E-Notebook (ELN)

Electronic Lab Notebook

VIB offers an electronic alternative to the paper lab notebook to every co-worker; this system is known as ELN. The current ELN system at VIB is E-Notebook 12.1 by PerkinElmer. E-Notebook (ELN) is a software program designed to capture experimental data in electronic format and to store the data in a searchable repository.

 

Benefits of electronic documentation
•Capture and store research data in one database
•Facilitate research collaboration and data exchange
•Data standardization
•Search and retrieve digital data more easily
•Avoid repetition of previously experiments
•Reduce reporting time
•Strengthen VIB's IP position
•Enable knowledge management

Get it!

In order to use the ELN software you need an active VIB account and password!

Windows
E-Notebook 12.1 runs natively on Microsoft Windows. To install the client software, browse to https://eln.vib.be/ClickOnce and click 'Install'

MacOS, Linux
The ELN software is available on the VIB Citrix Portal: https://storefront.vib.be
Note: install Citrix Receiver in order to launch the application (www.citrix.com). This is a plugin for your browser. After the installation make sure your browser allows/enables the Citrix Receiver plugin!

Mobile devices (tablets, smartphones)
The ELN software is available on the VIB Citrix Portal: https://storefront.vib.be
Note: install Citrix Receiver in order to launch the application. The Citrix Receiver app can be found in your App Store / Google Play / Microsoft Store.

ELN Support

We offer ELN introduction sessions and installation support to all scientists using ELN. More information on the Electronic Lab Notebook Introduction sessions can be found on the VIB Training website.

ELN Helpdesk: Christof De Bo & Alexander Botzki
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Tel: +32 9 248 16 15
Online: wiki.bits.vib.be