WashU ELN (Electronic Lab Notebook)

WashU ELN, an electronic laboratory notebook powered by LabArchives, is a cloud-based research data collaboration and management tool. It makes organizing, storing and sharing lab data fast, simple and accessible on all digital platforms.

Work. Build. Organize. Share 

  • Add attachments, files, photos and data instantly.
  • Content is backed up and protected immediately.
  • Store any type of data: rich text files, tables, images, sketches and more.
  • Organize in an intuitive folder structure.
  • Share, collaborate, or keep content private.
  • Go mobile and access content through the app.
  • Single-sign on access with your WUSTL Key
  • Unlimited secure storage
  • 250 MB maximum file size
  • Data compliance and security meeting funding agency data management plan requirements
  • Individual permissions on content

Terms

  • WashU ELN with LabArchives is Universityfunded and available at no cost to the WashU research community. Accounts are provisioned with WUSTL Key access and require two-factor authentication with WashU 2FA for off-campus access.  
  • Access to the WashU ELN service will be discontinued upon the termination of a user’s affiliation with the university. The user’s LabArchives account will be deactivated. Users will need to get approval to export their data for transfer before leaving the university.   
  • WashU ELN users agree to abide by the Washington University Computer Use Policy, Information Security Policy, System Access Control Policy, and the Washington University Code of Conduct. 


Getting Started

Simple setup with your WUSTL Key

Setup is easy! Create a new
account with your WUSTL Key.

create account

Got questions?
We have answers!

see QA

Already have an existing
LabArchives account
that’s not through WashU?
Link it to your WashU ELN.

link existing account

Check out these resources
to get your lab notebook
up and running
in just a few clicks.

see quick start guides

Training Opportunities

RIS and LabArchives will host several online and on-site training opportunities this fall. Training is free and open to the research community.

Wednesday, October 16 WUSTL LabArchives Training
Medical Campus


LabArchives Professional Edition

1:30 p.m. – Clopton Auditorium, Wohl Clinic
For Researchers, Faculty, and Students
Click here to join meeting.

LabArchives Classroom Edition
2:45 p.m. – Clopton Auditorium, Wohl Clinic
Recommended for Faculty, Teacher’s Assistants, and Staff
Click here to join meeting.

Thursday, October 17 WUSTL LabArchives Training
Danforth Campus


LabArchives Professional Edition

9:00 a.m. – Room 2, Olin Library
For Researchers, Faculty, and Students
Click here to join meeting.

LabArchives Classroom Edition
10:15 a.m. – Room 2, Olin Library
Recommended for Faculty, Teacher’s Assistants, and Staff
Click here to join meeting.

LabArchives Professional Edition
1:30 p.m. – Room 276, DUC (Danforth University Center)
For Researchers, Faculty, and Students
Click here to join meeting.

LabArchives Classroom Edition
2:45 p.m. – Room 276, DUC (Danforth University Center)
Recommended for Faculty, Teacher’s Assistants, and Staff
Click here to join meeting.