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Laboratory Information and Management Systems (LIMS)

  1. Thomas Kloos1,
  2. Klaus Schuchardt2,
  3. Reinhard Schymik3

Published Online: 15 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14356007.b06_307.pub2

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

How to Cite

Kloos, T., Schuchardt, K. and Schymik, R. 2012. Laboratory Information and Management Systems (LIMS). Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    EVONIK Industries AG, Darmstadt, Germany

  2. 2

    Veba OEL AG, Gelsenkirchen, Germany

  3. 3

    Unternehmensberatung Triestram & Partner GmbH, Bochum, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2012

Abstract

The article contains sections titled:

1.Introduction
2.Definition
2.1.Historical Development
2.2.Task Areas
2.3.Functionality
3.Objectives
4.LIMS in an Information Network
5.Elements of a LIMS
5.1.Data Areas
5.2.Analysis - Sample
5.3.Forms of Order
6.Basic Functionality
6.1.Registration
6.2.Sample Distribution - Dissemination of Information
6.3.Work Planning
6.4.Recording of Results
6.5.Validation
6.6.Closing of Orders
6.7.Publication
6.8.Backup and Archiving
6.9.Reserve - Waste Disposal of Samples
7.Expanded Functionality
7.1.Helpful Technical Features
7.2.Interfaces to other Systems
7.3.Cost Accounting
7.4.Inventory Management
7.5.Internal Quality System
8.Adaptation of LIMS to Laboratory Tasks
9.LIMS as a Component of Quality Assurance
10.Development Prospects