In addition to the basic functionality of eLABInventory, there are a number of additional supported features in eLABInventory which require an additional installation of so-called add-on modules.
The following modules are currently supported and can be installed by the system administrator:


  • ExperimentTemplateGroups – enables the option to create Experiment Template Groups or Study templates in the system
  • BulkAddSamples – enables the option to Import Samples per box in the Sample List from an Excel file
  • BulkEditSamples – enables the option to Update multiple Samples (of the same sample type) in the Sample List by selecting samples using checkboxes and selecting bulk edit  in the Samples Actions dropdown menu
  • BarcodeScannerConfigurator – enables the option to generate barcodes to perform updates of sample information or perform sample actions, using a generated barcode.


To install a module for a user, navigate to Accounts in the System Admin panel and open Manage Accounts. Find the user by the email address. Click on Add in the Account Details table of the user to install a module for a user. To install a module for a all users in a group, you can choose the Add Modules options in the actions submenu of the Group Information Table.



In the a appeared window, you can check the modules you want to install for the group and click Save to activate the module for the user or group. This installed modules will be activated within 10 minutes for the user or group.