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Open Science Framework (OSF)

Sources for working with Open Science Framework (OSF) project management tool

Project Examples

OSF Electronic Lab Notebook Template

Temple researchers and research groups can also use LabArchives as an electronic lab notebook.


  • shares many features with the OSF Electronic Lab Notebook Template (see comparison below).
  • is designed specifically as an ELN, while OSF is a multi-use platform.
  • integrates more fully with lab workflows, including inventory and scheduling management.
  • provides tools for working with chemical structures and formulas.

The OSF Electronic Lab Notebook Template, in contrast, can be thought of as a binder that brings together all lab notes and documents together in one place.