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Research Data Management



Temple now subscribes to LabArchives, an Electronic Lab Notebook (ELN) platform for organizing, tracking, managing and sharing your research projects.
LabArchives offers:
  • Storage for your data: Each notebook capacity is 1 TB, a single attachment can be up to 16 GB, with 30,000 entries per notebook. The recommendation is to create multiple notebooks to organize your data. 
  • Tracking: LabArchives can also be used to tell your research narrative and keep a time stamped record of all work done.
  • Integration: lab workflows, including inventory and scheduling management.
  • Scientific tools: provides tools for working with chemical structures and formulas.
Refer to the Quick Start Guide for more information and follow this link to sign in.
You can login here, using your AccessNet credentials.
If you would like to schedule a training on LabArchives for your team, lab, center, or department please contact


OSF Electronic Lab Notebook Template

The Open Science Framework (OSF) Electronic Lab Notebook Template is also available for Temple users. It can be thought of as a binder that brings together all lab notes and documents together in one place.

OSF offers:

  • Project Management: is a free and open source project management tool that supports researchers throughout their entire project lifecycle.
  • Commitment to open: is developed and maintained by the Center for Open Science with the intention of fostering "openness, integrity, and reproducibility of research."
  • Registration: can be used to register and preregister your research. More info on our guide: