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Access to Groups

If you are a logged in curator, Groups is available to create, edit, and remove collaboration groups in caNanoLab. Collaboration groups allow researchers to share data among members of the group.  

This chapter describes how to manage collaboration groups in caNanoLab. Topics in this chapter include:

Reviewing a Collaboration Group and the Samples

To review the samples associated with a collaboration group

  1. Click Groups.
  2. Click Manage Collaboration Groups.
    Manage Collaboration Groups displays existing collaboration groups at the top.
  3. To review the samples assigned to a collaboration group, find and click the hyperlinked group name or click + next to the name, such as TEST 2.
    Group Samples
  4. If there are associated samples, samples appear in a table under the group name with the same columns as the Sample Search Results, except for the Actions column.
  5. To update a sample, click the hyperlinked sample name. 
  6. You can edit, copy, and delete the sample and share the sample with other users and user groups.

Creating a Collaboration Group

Collaboration groups allow researchers to share data among members of the group. 

To create a new collaboration group

  1. Click Groups.
  2. Click Manage Collaboration Groups.
    Manage Collaboration Groups displays existing collaboration groups at the top.
  3. Scroll past the existing groups, and click Add under New Collaboration Group.
    The Collaboration Group Information panel opens at the bottom of the page.
  4. Enter the Name of the group, which is required, and a Description of the group.
  5. To add a user to the group, click Add next to User.
  6. Enter part or all of the User Login Name and click Search for User.
    All users that match the entry are in the list user list
  7. Select a user.
    The field populates the User Login Name.
    Add a collaboration group
  8. Click Save, and the user is added to the group's list.

    Setting Up Read or Read-Update-Delete Access

    When the collaboration group is associated with a protocol, sample, or publication, Read-only or Read-Update-Delete access is specified at that time.

    To modify a user, click Edit next to the user's login name.

  9. Once you add all of the users to the group, click Submit.
    The group is now listed on Manage Collaboration Groups.

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Editing a Collaboration Group

To edit a collaboration group

  1. Click Groups.
  2. Click Manage Collaboration Groups.
    Manage Collaboration Groups displays existing collaboration groups at the top.
  3. Find the group to edit and display the right side of the row. Click Edit.

    Edit a collaboration group
    The Collaboration Group Information panel opens at the bottom of the page.
  4. Update the Name and Description of the group as needed.
  5. To add a user to a group, click Add next to User Login Name. To edit an existing user, click Edit next to the user name.
  6. Enter the User Login Name, or click Search and select a user from the list.

    Setting Up Read or Read-Update-Delete Access

    When the collaboration group is associated with a protocol, sample, or publication, Read-only or Read-Update-Delete access is specified at that time.

  7. To save the user information, click Save.
  8. When you are done updating the group, click Submit.
    The Collaboration Group is updated.

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Deleting a Collaboration Group

To delete a collaboration group

  1. Click Groups.
  2. Click Manage Collaboration Groups.
    Manage Collaboration Groups displays existing collaboration groups at the top.
  3. Click Edit corresponding to an existing collaboration group.
    Delete a collaboration group
    The Collaboration Group Information panel opens at the bottom of the page.
  4. Click Remove, and confirm the removal.
    The Collaboration Group is removed from the list.

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