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Facility

The facility pages are for use for by anyone who uses the facility. This includes making reservations, reading SDSs and Standard Operating Procedurdes (SOPs), and accessing training.


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Reservations

You can book multiple items for the same time slot at the same time. LIMS also now shows you a calendar with the reserved times marked, so that you can easily pick times that are available for all of the pieces of equipment that you're interested in.

Where to Find this Feature: Facility > Room/Equipment Reservations > Create Reservation


Safety Training

This online course is mandatory for all users who will be working with mice at the Containment Level 2 (CL2) level. Part 1 includes basic biosafety training and an introduction to working with CL2 agents. Successful completion of both Part 1 and Part 2 are required to be granted facility access to the CL2 areas in TCP.

Navigate to Facility > Training for more information on the CL2 training that is available.

Where to Find this Feature: Facility > Training


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MSDSs

You can create, search for, and view SDSs online with LIMS. If the attachments associated with the SDS are searchable PDFs, the contents of the documents are included in the SDS search if the Document Contents option is selected in the Column Options dropdown.

Where to Find this Feature: Safety > Safety Data Sheets (SDSs) > SDS Search ( > View SDS )


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Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

You can create, search for, and view TCP Standard Operating Procedures online with LIMS. If the attachments associated with the SOP are searchable PDFs, the contents of the documents are included in the SOP search if the Document Contents option is selected in the Column Options dropdown.

Where to Find this Feature: Facility > SOP Search ( > View SOP )


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Maps

Need to find room 2-103 or the nearest washroom? We have a map for that.

Where to Find this Feature: Facility > Animal Facility Floor Plans


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Training

To get access to the facility you will need to take some training. This is where you sign up for them.

Where to Find this Feature: Facility > Training


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Room Search

Use this page to find and edit facility rooms.

Where to Find this Feature: Facility > Room/Equipment Reservations > Room Search


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Create a New Room

For when new animal or procedure rooms become available for researchers to use.

Where to Find this Feature: Facility > Room/Equipment Reservations > Room Search > Create New Room


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Room and Equipment Administration

Use this page to mark equipment as available for reservations as well as setting up minimum and maximum reservation times.

Where to Find this Feature: Facility > Room/Equipment Reservations > Equipment Search


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Buidling Access Levels Administration

Use this page to create access levels for various rooms in the building. People are given these access levels in LIMS but their facility access cards need to be programmed separately.

Where to Find this Feature: Facility > Admin > Buidling Access Levels


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Send Email

This features allows our managers to send email to LIMS users based on their institution, investigator status, and whether the person has cages in the facility.

Where to Find this Feature: Facility > Admin > Send Email

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