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How to Turn a Lab Notebook Into a Manuscript

How to Turn a Lab Notebook Into a Manuscript

It’s time to write your manuscript. You sit down at the computer, open your lab notebook, and look over all the years of research and notes. How in the world are you going to turn all of this information into a concise and successful manuscript? Writing a manuscript can feel overwhelming, but you’re not alone. […]

Why Smyth-Sewn Binding Is Better

Why Smyth-Sewn Binding Is Better

When it comes to taking notes, recording data, and keeping your work organized, you need equipment of the best quality. Smyth machines deliver books and notebooks that are reliable, durable, and easy to use. For both students and professionals, Smyth-sewn binding helps make your time in the lab much easier. If you’re in the market […]

The Best Way to Take Notes: Laptop vs. Notebook

The Best Way to Take Notes: Laptop vs. Notebook

The art of notetaking has changed over the years, but one thing remains the same: the best students continue to strive for the most effective way to record their learnings. Academic notes have changed with the rise of technology, leading to the question of which notetaking method is the most efficient, organized, and useful. Everybody […]

7 Organizational Tips for Laboratory Notebooks

Now that schools across the country are back in session, students are stepping into labs for the very first time as undergraduate researchers, and are in a valuable position to learn organizational skills in order to ensure that research notes in laboratory notebooks are kept tidy and legible for future reference. Whether you’re a student, a professor, […]

5 Good Reasons You Need a Lab Notebook

Research is the backbone of all scientific work. That research involves gathering lots of data. All the data collected during research needs to be stored somewhere. The best way to store that data is by recording it in a laboratory notebook. Such notebooks are especially popular in the U.S., China, and Japan where laboratories are […]

Reasons You Need a Laboratory Notebook

Typically, it takes a student eight years to complete their college education in pursuit of a Pharm.D., which allows them to become a qualified pharmacist. During this time, students will often use a laboratory notebook to record research and experiment details. It’s the first place you register all of your work, including hypotheses, experimental setup, […]

Will Your Scientific Notebook Be Valuable for Future Generations?

Roughly 411 million metric tons of cardboard and paper were manufactured around the world in 2016. A significant slice of this tonnage went into creating notebooks for various users, including the scientific community. Running your experiments and research is, for many people, infinitely more exciting than taking the time to update scientific notebooks. However, it’s […]