[Histonet] Fw: Reading Leica LIF files - general question on databasing
I'm another Catalyser user and have been for many years.
It's flexible, friendly and easy to use.
Dr. Ian Montgomery,
IBLS Support Services,
University of Glasgow,
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From: "Sebastian Frische"
Sent: Friday, February 02, 2007 10:50 AM
Subject: Re: Reading Leica LIF files - general question on databasing
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You might consider looking at "Catalyzer" from
Axiope (www.axiope.com). It is a very versatile
cataloging system, and can be downloaded for
free for use on a single computer, if you want to
try it, but the full version runs with a server.
I'm currently implementing Catalyzer in my own
work, and I find it very easy to use and
extremely flexible. It comes with Leica-import
filters, although I haven't tried those yet.
(I have no commercial interest)
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>Has anyone solved the problem of a user-friendly image or other type of
>database system that can incorporate attached spreadsheets, text documents,
>manuscripts, pdfs, etc. in a useful way? I work in a government lab in
>which we are supposed to document rigorously everything we do in a standard
>A4 lab book, which is eventually transduced into an electronic record
>in theory, is kept forever. This record-keeping system is called TRIM, and
>I know nothing about it except that the archivist rolled her eyes when I
>suggested that they incorporate some or all of the digital image data
>generate these days.
>The system was started before the flood of digital images plus image
>analyses, etc. began. I'd like at least our microscopy lab to switch to a
>fully electronic system - no hard copy lab book. Anyone know of a good
>system that molecular biologists and agronomists and everyone in between
>would actually use?
>Seems like the main requirement of any system is that people will use
>thanks for any ideas,
>Dr Rosemary White firstname.lastname@example.org
>CSIRO Plant Industry ph. 61 (0)2-6246 5475
>GPO Box 1600 fax. 61 (0)2-6246 5334
>Canberra, ACT 2601
Sebastian Frische, PhD
The Water and Salt Research Center
Institute of Anatomy
University of Aarhus
Universitetsparken Bygn. 1234
8000 Århus C
tel +45 89423025
fax + 45 86198664
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