[Histonet] Fw: Reading Leica LIF files - general question on databasing

From:"Ian Montgomery"

                    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,
Thomson Building,
University of Glasgow,
Extn: 8511.
----- Original Message ----- 
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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Dear Rosemary

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)

best wishes


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>Dear all,
>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               rosemary.white@csiro.au
>CSIRO Plant Industry            ph.     61 (0)2-6246 5475
>GPO Box 1600                       fax.     61 (0)2-6246 5334
>Canberra, ACT 2601

Sebastian Frische, PhD
Assistant Professor

The Water and Salt Research Center
Institute of Anatomy
University of Aarhus
Universitetsparken Bygn. 1234
8000 Århus C

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