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How to start with Reagent & Supplies module?

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You can check our Knowledgebase on how a module generally looks like.

This is how reagents & supplies module will look like.
*The records won’t generally show at first. You need to click on the search icon with an empty search field and you will be able to see all the records.

Follow these steps to access the reagent & supplies module:

1. Open the reagents & supplies module

2. Open a record

1. Open the reagents & supplies module

  • 1. This area will show you the name of the module, the search options, and allow you to add a new record.
     * Check our knowledgeBase on how to search in LabCollector.
       – 1.1 You can scan the barcode of the Batch/Lot of a reagent that you receive in bulk/lot and do a quick destock.
  • 2. The   options allow you to export all your search results in HTML, CSV, EXCEL, PDF format. You can also select the field that you want to export.
        Read our KnowledgeBase on what are fields and records.
        The option allows you to memorize all records that can be used further in LabCollector.
  • 3. The records won’t generally show at first. You need to click on the search icon with an empty search field and you will be able to see all the records.

2. Open a record

  • When you click on a particular record, you will see the below options.

  • A. The record name and details will appear here.
  • B. Options for editing the record will be displayed here. Read our KnowledgeBase records editing options.
  • C. The fields related to the record will be displayed here. Read our KnowledgeBase on what are fields.
  • D. This vertical bar will provide you with the options related to the record.
       

    This icon will display the record as seen in the above image.
    This option will display all the related records. For example, if you have a parent and child samples. Then all the child samples will be shown here. or if you have created a link for this record in other modules, then all the related records will be visible here.
    This option shows the lots related to the reagent or supply. For example, we often order tips or pipettes or certain chemicals in bulk (lots), so you can create and see the lots here.
      This option displays risk & safety data information related to a reagent.
    This option helps you to keep track of where the record item is stored. Or you can create a storage location for the record. Read our knowledgeBase on how to edit storage.
    This option allows you to associate the record in new or existing record in a module.
    You can link the sample to the Electronic Lab Notebook (ELN is an add-on in LabCollector). You can link the record to a particular experiment that has been performed using the record item. This helps you have a link to where the record item was utilized and the results obtained thereafter.
    This icon connects you to the Workflow (WF) add-on in LabCollector. WF add-on is the one where you can make a flowchart of your process where each step requires supervisor validation. If the record is being used in a WF add-on then you will be able to see its status in WF here.
    If the reagent is being used in the Lab Service Management (LSM) add-on then the status of the sample in LSM will be shown here.

    • E. This option helps you to see or create the storage location of the item in the mentioned record. Read our knowledgeBase on how to edit storage.
       -E.1: You can also see an alert icon here if the reagent or supply has reached the minimum quantities.
        *Please refer to our KBs create tubes & set alerts.

        *Please refer to our KBs how to replicate/duplicate boxes in storage.
    • F. Here you can see all the links that you have created for the record. These links are to the other records in other modules in LabCollector. You can add a link from LabCollector by clicking on the option “Add a link” and by clicking the “Open Treeview” option you can see the links connected to the records. For example like below.

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