Atlanta, GA - August 11, 2009 -- The LIMSforum, a user group of the Laboratory Informatics Institute is pleased to announce a new Linkedin.com Group (www.LIMSforum.com), which provides posts and links to free downloads of laboratory, scientific and health informatics software.
This new subgroup of the LIMS Forum was established to allow LIMS software developers and other Laboratory, Scientific and Health Informatics professionals and users to post links to downloads of publicly available software through the Internet. These downloads are meant to provide Freeware, Trialware, Demoware and Open Source software solutions that are focused on Laboratory, Scientific and Health Informatics needs.
This is a great end user resource for trying out informatics software before making an expensive or risky investment. Everyone is encouraged to post interesting downloads they find on the Internet and vendors are encouraged to post their available downloads. If you are a member of this forum you can opt-in to recieve email alerts when someone posts a software download link and keep up with new software releases.
Joining the LIMSforum is free and instant. Visit www.limsforum.com and join today. This forum is hosted on the popular professional social network site Linkedin.com. The Laboratory Informatics Institute recognizes Linkedin as the premier social network for scientific professionals by the fact that tens of thousands of laboratory and scientific professionals have all become members of Linkedin for the purpose of collaboration and professional networking. This new software download resource, provided by the Laboratory Informatics Institute, adds further value to this great network for scientific professionals.
About the Laboratory Informatics Institute:
The Laboratory Informatics Institute was established on June 19, 2006. This new 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. Our goal at 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. By establishing an open, trade association, the members of the Institute will help shape and direct the future Laboratory Informatics standards. Our members will help educate and inform other members and the Institute will provide tools and resources to help all laboratories adopt a level of Laboratory Informatics that is right for them.