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Access to My Workspace

If you are logged into caNanoLab, My Workspace provides one page where you can manage all of your saved samples, protocols, and publications and any items that were shared with you.

This chapter describes how to use My Workspace. Topics in this chapter include:

My Workspace

When you log in and click My Workspace, all of your saved samples, protocols, and publications and items that were shared with you (in green) are listed on one page. You can view, edit, and remove these items from the caNanoLab database.

You can adjust what items are listed on My Workspace with the Samples, Protocols, or Publications boxes at the top of the page.

My Workspace selection boxes

Each table displays the following information.

ColumnDescription
Actions

For more information, see

Name or Title

The name of the Sample Name, Protocol Name, or Publication Title defined for the item in caNanoLab.

Submission Status

Includes the following

  • Pending: Item was submitted for curator review.
  • Public: Curator reviewed the item and approved it for release to the public.

  • In Draft: Item was submitted by the owner but not yet reviewed by the curator.  
  • Retracted: Item was deleted, the access was changed, or it is no longer publicly available.

Created Date

The date on which the item was initially saved in caNanoLab.

Access

Indicates the access defined for the current item.

Owner, Shared with:username, username is an item that you submitted.

  • Owner is your user name.
  • Shared with is the username following the comma and the user with which you shared the item.

Shared by: username is an item that another user has shared with you, and the row appears in green.

  • Shared by is your user name.

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My Samples

You can review and edit a sample, and delete a sample from the caNanoLab database.  

  1. Ensure that Samples is selected at the top of My Workspace and scroll down to My Samples.

  2.  Find the sample you want to review or change.

    The following table describes how to use the Actions.

    To...In the Actions column...
    Review a sample
    Click View and the Sample page opens.
    Update a sample

    Click Edit and the Sample Update page opens.

    Updating after approval

    If you need to update an item after it is released to the public, you must update and submit it for curator review again.

    Remove a sample from the caNanoLab database

    Click Delete and confirm the removal, and the sample is removed from My Workspace and the caNanoLab database.

    Share a Sample with a user or user group

    Click Edit and see Sharing and Changing Access to a Sample for additional instructions.


    Do not use your browser button

    Click Back ( caNanoLab Back button ) to return to the previous page. Do not use the browser's back button.

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My Protocols

You can review and edit a protocol, and delete a protocol from the caNanoLab database. 

  1. Ensure that Protocols is selected at the top of My Workspace and scroll down to My Protocols.

  2. Find the protocol you want to review or change.

    The following table describes how to use the Actions.

    To...In the Actions column...
    Review a protocol
    Update a protocol

    Click Edit and the Protocol Update page opens.

    Updating after approval

    If you need to update an item after it is released to the public, you must update and submit it for curator review again.

    Remove a protocol from the caNanoLab database

    Click Delete and confirm the removal, and the protocol is removed from My Workspace and the caNanoLab database.

    Share a protocol with another user or user group

    Click Edit and see Sharing and Changing Access to a Protocol for additional instructions.

    Do not use your browser button

    Click Back ( caNanoLab Back button ) to return to the previous page. Do not use the browser's back button.

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My Publications

You can review and edit a publication, and delete a publication from the caNanoLab database. 

  1. Ensure that Publications is selected at the top of My Workspace and scroll down to My Publications.

  2. Find the publication you want to review or change.

    My Publications includes a Publication ID and Publication Title column. The Publication ID, if available, links to the publication on the PubMed.gov web site.

    The following table describes how to use the Actions.

    To...In the Actions column...
    Review a publication at PubMed

    Click View and the Publication page opens. If View does not appear, there is no associated publication PubMed ID at the PubMed.gov web site.

    Update a publication

    Click Edit and the Publication Update page  opens.

    Updating after approval

    If you need to update an item after it is released to the public, you must update and submit it for curator review again.

    Remove a publication from the caNanoLab database

    Click Delete and confirm the removal, and the protocol is removed from My Workspace and the caNanoLab database.

    Share a publication with a user or user group

     Click Edit and see Sharing and Changing Access to a Publication for additional instructions.

    Access Publication ID

    If available, click the link to display information about the publication at the PubMed.gov web site.

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    Click Back ( caNanoLab Back button ) to return to the previous page. Do not use the browser's back button.

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