All-new LIMS Book & Buyer's Guide released online for 2013/14

The laboratory community's top free guide to LIMS/LIS & ELNs now contains even more updated information

Sep 11, 2013, 12:11 ET from LabLynx, Inc.

ATLANTA, Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The new online edition of the LIMS Book & Buyer's Guide ( has just been released today with over double the number of listed vendor products from the 2012 edition. 

The guide provides a catalog of the industry's top tier vendors with product pricing information and technical details to allow you to compare LIMS/LIS (Laboratory Information Management Systems/Laboratory Information Systems) and ELN (Electronic Laboratory Notebook) products. The guide also contains a LIMSpec (list of laboratory requirements and information on how the system addresses them) on each listed product with even more technical details as well as product demonstration videos. 

Product ranking is determined by the number of demonstrations provided for each product, and will eventually be updated to reflect the amount of information within the LIMSpec for each product. 

This new online edition is being updated daily by Shawn Douglas as he works to research each LIMS product and aggregate the information into this single resource. If you are in the market for a LIMS you will want to access this great new resource and save dozens of hours in researching the various LIMS/LIS products. 

Visit to request the Buyer's Guide. Be sure to visit it often as the Laboratory Informatics Institute (LIMSinstitute) continues to add new products and vendors. The LIMSinstitute will be adding Cloud-based and Open Source products as well. 

This resource is an objective catalog of LIMS products. The information is aggregated from publicly available resources and it is totally free to everyone. Vendors can apply to edit their content and supply even more content as they choose, and vendor listings are totally free and open to vendors who provide their pricing information publicly.

About the Laboratory Informatics Institute

The Laboratory Informatics Institute was established on June 19, 2006. This organization has been created as a laboratory industry trade association for the education, standardization and promotion of the functional and professional areas of Laboratory Informatics.

The goal of the Institute is to offer an open Membership program to all individuals and organizations, which service or are employed within the laboratory industry. Our mission is to help all laboratories become more efficient and automated through the adoption of laboratory informatics applications and systems. As an open trade association, the members of the Institute help shape and direct future laboratory informatics standards. Our members help educate and inform other members and the Institute provides tools and resources to help all laboratories adopt a level of laboratory informatics that is right for them.

The Laboratory Informatics Institute was established by John H. Jones, who is the acting Managing Director and President of the Institute and is also President of LabLynx, Inc., an Atlanta-based laboratory informatics software company. To become a member of the Laboratory Informatics Institute, visit

Media Contact: John Jones, LabLynx, Inc., 770-312-9600,

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