Maintaining a Laboratory Notebook

Collin Purrington offers some great tips on the necessity of maintaining a laboratory notebook. While directed mainly at scientists, I could see it applying to anyone interested in Open Source Hardware development or simply working on difficult, long-term projects. [Via @cenmag]

In the Maker Shed:


Pick up The Maker’s Notebook ($19.99) for all your big ideas, diagrams, patterns, etc. Exclusive to the Maker Shed: Sticker sheets and a band closure to customize your book.

6 thoughts on “Maintaining a Laboratory Notebook

  1. Are these laser etching safe? NYC Resistor found MoleSkins contain PVC and should NOT be laser etched.  I’d like to etch some Make notebooks for customization.
    There is a way to mark a moleskin with a laser – sorta…
    eg cut shape & press into notebook under heavy pressure.

  2. I like my Livescribe pen and notebooks.  I get an electronic copy of everything I write and can even add audio notes that are tied to the written stuff.

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