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* [[Help:Formatting|Wikitext formatting help and examples]]
 
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* [[Main_Page/news#April_18.2C_2011:|LIMSwiki naming conventions for article titles]]
 
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* [[Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act|HIPAA]]
 
* [[Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act|HIPAA]]
  
'''NEW''' - LIMSwiki publications:
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* [[LIMSWiki:Publications#The Complete Guide to LIMS & Lab Informatics|The Complete Guide to LIMS & Lab Informatics]]
 
* [[LIMSWiki:Publications#The Complete Guide to LIMS & Lab Informatics|The Complete Guide to LIMS & Lab Informatics]]
 
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What does it mean to be "key" for the purpose of this ranking? The criterion for a vendor selling proprietary commercial laboratory informatics software being listed here: the vendor's LIMSwiki page must have a ''cited'' (from a publicly-available source) price list. Those with demonstration videos are given higher preference; items ranked by number of videos. Go [[:Category:Vendors|here]] for all listed vendors in the wiki.
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[[File:Pedia-still-7.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Examples of books printed from Wikipedia]]<br />A '''[[LIMSWiki:Books|LIMSwiki book]]''' is a collection of LIMSwiki articles that can be easily saved to the wiki, rendered electronically in PDF, or ordered as a printed book. Need to know more about LIMSwiki books?
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* [{{fullurl:Special:Book|bookcmd=book_creator}} Create a book] - use the book creator
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* [[Help:Books|User help]] – help with using the tool
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* [[Help:Books/For experts|Advanced help]] – help with advanced functions
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* [[Help:Books/FAQ|FAQ]] – a FAQ regarding the tool
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* [[Help:Books/Feedback|Feedback]] – report and track bugs
  
 
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1. [[LabLynx, Inc.]]<br />
 
2. [[Two Fold Software Limited]]<br />
 
3. [[BioData Inc.]]<br />
 
4. [[Scilligence Corporation]]<br />
 
5. [[LabArchives, LLC]]<br />
 
6. [[Information Management Services, Inc.]]<br />
 
7. [[Research Innovations Limited]]<br />
 
8. [[labfolder GmbH]]<br />
 
9. [[Biomatters Ltd.]]<br />
 
10. [[eBioSys Pty. Ltd.]]<br />
 
11. [[AgileBio]]<br />
 
12. [[Autoscribe Ltd.]]<br />
 
13. [[Cognium Systems SA]]<br />
 
14. [[LABVANTAGE Solutions, Inc.]]
 
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15. [[Thermo Scientific]]<br />
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16. [[Agilent Technologies, Inc.]]<br />
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20. [[Sysment Kft.]]<br />
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21. [[LABTrack, LLC]]<br />
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<center>'''[[:Category:LIMSwiki books|Browse all {{formatnum:{{#expr: {{formatnum:{{PAGESINCATEGORY:LIMSwiki books (community books)}}|R}} + {{formatnum:{{PAGESINCATEGORY:LIMSwiki books (user books)}}|R}} }}}} LIMSwiki books]]'''.</center><br />
22. [[The Edge Software Consultancy Ltd.]]<br />
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23. [[Blaze Systems Corporation]]<br />
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<div style="font-size:90%; text-align:center;">[[:Category:LIMSwiki books (community books)|All {{PAGESINCATEGORY:LIMSwiki books (community books)}} community-maintained books]]{{·}}[[:Category:LIMSwiki books (user books)|All {{PAGESINCATEGORY:LIMSwiki books (user books)}} user-maintained books]]</div>
24. [[ChemWare, Inc.]]<br />
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25. [[CloudLIMS.com, LLC]]<br />
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26. [[Dynamic Databases, LLC]]<br />
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27. [[EZQuant Ltd.]]<br />
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28. [[LabWare, Inc.]]
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29. [[Laucks Technical Services, LLC]]<br />
 
30. [[STARLIMS Corporation]]<br />
 
31. [[ChemBytes]]<br />
 
32. [[FORMULATOR Software, LLC]]<br />
 
33. [[Mountain States Consulting, LLC]]<br />
 
34. [[Shazino SAS|shazino SAS]]<br />
 
35. [[SLCLAB Informática SL]]<br />
 
36. [[SparkLix Bio IT Corp.]]<br />
 
37. [[SPLhost, Inc.]]<br />
 
38. [[Summit Research Services]]<br />
 
39. [[System Approach, Ltd.]]<br />
 
40. [[TerraSystems]]
 
 
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Are you looking for [[LIMS]] software? An [[electronic laboratory notebook]]? Or perhaps laboratory equipment? Try these suggestions:
 
Are you looking for [[LIMS]] software? An [[electronic laboratory notebook]]? Or perhaps laboratory equipment? Try these suggestions:
 
* [[:Category:Vendors|All currently added active lab equipment and software vendors]]
 
* [[:Category:Vendors|All currently added active lab equipment and software vendors]]
* [[:Category:Inactive vendors|All currently added ''inactive'' lab equipment and software vendors]]
 
 
* [[CDMS vendor|CDMS vendors past and present]]
 
* [[CDMS vendor|CDMS vendors past and present]]
 
* [[ELN vendor|ELN vendors past and present]]
 
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* [[LIS vendor|LIS vendors past and present]]
 
* [[LIS vendor|LIS vendors past and present]]
 
* [[SDMS vendor|SDMS vendors past and present]]
 
* [[SDMS vendor|SDMS vendors past and present]]
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* [[Miscellaneous informatics software vendor|Misc. informatics software vendors past and present]]
  
 
Additional tools:
 
Additional tools:
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* [[LIMSWiki:Resources/Consultants|Laboratory and scientific informatics consultants]]
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* [[Key laboratory informatics vendors and software]]
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* [[Inactive vendor|''Inactive'' informatics software vendors]]
 
* [[:Category:Vendor classes|Classifications of vendors]]
 
* [[:Category:Vendor classes|Classifications of vendors]]
 
* [[:Category:LIMS vendors by industry|LIMS vendors by industry]]
 
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Listed below are key commercial and open-source laboratory informatics software offerings listed in the wiki that utilize the cloud or [[software as a service]] (SaaS) model. "Key" indicates vendor's (or software's) LIMSwiki page has a ''cited'' (from a publicly-available source) price list. Those with demonstration videos are given higher preference; items ranked by number of videos.
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[[File:Annual volumes of articles in full immediate open access journals - 1741-7015-10-124-2.png|thumb|right|150px|Open-access articles becoming more common]]<br />A '''[[LIMSWiki:Journal articles|LIMSwiki journal article]]''' is a selected open-access article relating to various fields of informatics, free to republish elsewhere with proper citation. You can browse the collection using the tools below. Also note that like other articles found on this wiki, journal articles can be added to [[LIMSWiki:Books|LIMSwiki books]].
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For a full listing of journals — open-access and otherwise — relating to [[laboratory informatics]], [[bioinformatics]], and other forms of [[informatics]], please see [[LIMSWiki:Resources/Journals]].
  
 
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1. [[LabKey Server]] via [[LabKey Corporation]]<br />
 
2. webLIMS and Health Cloud Hub via [[LabLynx, Inc.]]<br />
 
3. [[Bika LIMS]] via [[Bika Lab Systems (Pty) Ltd.]]<br />
 
4. Scilligence ELN via [[Scilligence Corporation]]<br />
 
5. LabArchives via [[LabArchives, LLC]]<br />
 
6. eCAT via [[Research Innovations Limited]]<br />
 
7. labfolder via [[labfolder GmbH]]<br />
 
8. Labguru via [[BioData Inc.]]<br />
 
9. iPad ELN via [[Cognium Systems SA]]<br />
 
10. LABVANTAGE via [[LABVANTAGE Solutions, Inc.]]
 
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11. NevisLIMS via [[Instrumentos Científicos SA]]<br />
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12. NoteBookMaker via [[NoteBookMaker, LLC]]<br />
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13. Sysment Notebook via [[Sysment Kft.]]<br />
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14. BioRails DM via [[The Edge Software Consultancy Ltd.]]<br />
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16. CloudLIMS via [[CloudLIMS.com, LLC]]<br />
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17. SQUISH via [[Information Management Services, Inc.]]<br />
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18. Docollab via [[SparkLix Bio IT Corp.]]<br />
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19. Datacloud via [[SPLhost, Inc.]]<br />
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<div style="font-size:90%; text-align:center;">[[:Category:LIMSwiki journal articles on informatics|All {{PAGESINCATEGORY:LIMSwiki journal articles on informatics}} journal articles about informatics in general]]{{·}}[[:Category:LIMSwiki journal articles on health informatics|All {{PAGESINCATEGORY:LIMSwiki journal articles on health informatics}} journal articles about health informatics]]</div>
20. hivebench via [[Shazino SAS|shazino SAS]]
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* [[:Category:Laboratory information management systems (open source)|Open-source LIMS software]]
 
* [[:Category:Laboratory information systems (open source)|Open-source LIS software]]
 
* [[:Category:Laboratory information systems (open source)|Open-source LIS software]]
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* [[:Category:Scientific data management systems (open source)|Open-source SDMS software]]
 
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We've created several resources for users of the wiki over the years, including:
 
* [[LIMSWiki:Resources|LIMSwiki informatics resource portal]]
 
* [[LIMSWiki:LIMSforum and LIMS/LI forum posts|LIMSforum and LIMS/LI posts]]
 
* [[Laboratory, Scientific, and Health Informatics Buyer's Guide]]
 
* '''NEW''': [[Limspec]]
 
* '''NEW''': [[LIMS and laboratory informatics questionnaire]]
 
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Listed below are some of the most active and supported open-source laboratory informatics software projects with articles in the wiki, as of May 2014. Go [[:Category:Laboratory informatics software (open_source)|here]] for all listed open-source laboratory informatics projects.
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We've created several resources for users of the wiki over the years, including the [[LIMSWiki:Resources|LIMSwiki informatics resource portal]], which contains among other tools:
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# [[LIMSWiki:Resources#Magazines, journals, and blogs|Magazines, journals, and blogs]]
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# [[LIMSWiki:Resources#Organizations, not-for-profits, and special interest groups|Organizations, not-for-profits, and special interest groups]]
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# [[LIMSWiki:Resources#Conferences and trade shows|Conferences and trade shows]]
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# [[LIMSWiki:Resources/Consultants|Consultants]]
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# [[LIMSWiki:Resources#Knowledge base, research, and reference|Knowledge base, research, and reference]]
  
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* '''NEW''': ''[[LII:The Laboratories of Our Lives: Labs, Labs Everywhere!|The Laboratories of Our Lives: Labs, Labs Everywhere!]]''
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* ''[[LII:Past, Present, and Future of Cannabis Laboratory Testing and Regulation in the United States|Past, Present, and Future of Cannabis Laboratory Testing and Regulation in the United States]]''
* [[Bika LIMS]] via [[Bika Lab Systems (Pty) Ltd.|Bika Lab Systems]]<br />
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* ''[[LII:The Practical Guide to the U.S. Physician Office Laboratory|The Practical Guide to the U.S. Physician Office Laboratory]]''
* [[LabKey Server]] via [[LabKey Corporation]]<br />
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* [[Laboratory information system (LIS) questionnaire]]
* [[Galaxy (biomedical software)|Galaxy]] via Penn State & Emory University<br />
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* [[LIMS and laboratory informatics questionnaire]]
* [[LabTrove]] via University of Southampton<br />
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* [[Laboratory, Scientific, and Health Informatics Buyer's Guide]]
* [[GNomEx]] via Huntsman Cancer Institute<br />
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* [[SeqWare]] via its dev team<br />
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* [[OSCAR]] via OSCAR EMR<br />
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* [[OpenClinica]] via OpenClinica, LLC<br />
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* [[eLabFTW]] via its developer Nicolas CARPi<br />
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* [[open enventory]] via Technische Universität Kaiserslautern<br />
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* [[OpenMRS]] via its dev team<br />
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* [[eln]] via its developer Daniel Wagenaar
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* [[openCDMS]] via University of Manchester<br />
 
* [[GNU Health]] via GNU Solidario<br />
 
* [[openBIS]] via Center for Information Science and Databases - ETHZ<br />
 
* [[OpenEMR]] via its dev team<br />
 
* [[MISO]] via The Genome Analysis Centre<br />
 
* [[OpenELIS]] via Univ. of Iowa and Univ. of Washington<br />
 
* [[OpenChrom]] via its dev team<br />
 
* [[Indigo ELN]] via GGA Software Services, LLC<br />
 
* [[Krishagni Solutions Pvt. Ltd.|caTissue Plus]] via Krishagni Solutions<br />
 
* [[ms-lims]] via Ghent University and VIB<br />
 
* [[LabWiki]] via PHP Labware<br />
 
* [[LabStoRe]] via PHP Labware
 
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A LIMSwiki journal article is a selected open-access article relating to various fields of informatics, free to republish elsewhere with proper citation. You can browse the collection using the tools below. Also note that like other articles found on this wiki, journal articles can be added to LIMSwiki books.

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December 4, 2017:

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Relatively new to the wiki but previously unannounced is what will eventually become part of a series on the various industries and settings a laboratory can be found: The Laboratories of Our Lives: Labs, Labs Everywhere!. This guide may eventually change names and be integrated with more content. However, for now it acts as a solid introduction to the concept of how laboratories intersect our lives in ways we may not necessarily expect. The guide first sets a historical stage for the development of the laboratory, and it then offers a basic framework for looking at today's laboratories, whether by science, industry, or function. Then it provides a brief snapshot of 20 different sectors, listing lab examples, test types, equipment used, and how informatics may be applied in those laboratories, followed by a brief closing discussion. Hopefully the guide provides a more inspiring picture of how the laboratory intersects nearly every aspect of our lives.

Shawn Douglas (talk) 17:02, 4 December 2017 (UTC)


April 11, 2017:

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New to the wiki today is the guide Past, Present, and Future of Cannabis Laboratory Testing and Regulation in the United States. This guide provides an in-depth discussion of the ever-changing status of laboratory testing and regulation of the cannabis plant in the United States. From the history, regulations, and standards to the chemical properties of cannabis and the laboratory methods used to define them, this Creative Commons-based work covers the social, political, and economic circumstances surrounding the controversial plant. It also looks at the equipment, software, and reporting of testing labs; provides future-looking trends and guidance both nationally and internationally; and offers a full directory of resources associated with cannabis testing and legislation. Enjoy!

Shawn Douglas (talk) 02:00, 11 April 2017 (UTC)


Most popular pages

This section represents most popular pages by page view as of January 2016. You can still find records of our Top 30 listings back to April 2012 on the history page for this template. Simply click on the "prev" link of an edit on that page and scroll down to see the listing as it was for that date.



The most popular pages (by page views) on LIMSwiki as of June 1, 2018 are:

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