Safety and Waste Disposal lines in notebook records

Submitted by Joseph Keane / Muhlenberg College on Fri, 05/06/2016 - 11:33

Anyone who keeps up with C&E News knows that academic institutions are lagging behind industry in regards to safety culture.  When I revise my in-house lab manuals and handouts after the current semester, I will be making what seems like a small no-brainer change that I suspect might have a disproportionally large impact.  Safety information is regularly presented to students in the form of semester briefings, text written into specific lab procedures, and pre-lab lectures.  An exam, quiz, or lab discussion question might ask students to recall specific safety information, but more ofte


Electronic Lab Notebooks

Submitted by Barbara Reisner / James Madison University on Thu, 07/11/2013 - 13:52

Research this summer has pushed me over the edge into thinking that it really would make more sense to record data into an enotebook rather than the standard lab notebook - particularly for data analysis.

Does anyone have experience with electronic notebooks?
Last year, Kurt asked about electronic notebooks , but I didn't see any responses. He had some great questions. Here are a few questions that I'd love to know your thoughts on.