With the Inventory feature, easily track where your items are located, how much amount is in stock, and any other useful information such as chemical formulas or expiry dates. Already have an inventory spreadsheet? You can import it and add the resources to your protocols and experiments very easily. Who wouldn't want accurate records and an up-to-date inventory?


Importing via a Resource Category:

  1. Navigate to your Inventory page

  2. Click on the arrow ▼ next to 'New Resource', in the top right-hand side corner of your screen

  3. Click on 'Import'

  4. Select a resource category or create one

  5. Fill in the columns accordingly by copy/pasting or typing the data

  6. Add additional metadata fields if necessary

  7. Click on 'Import' when you're done

  8. Wait for your import to complete

  9. All done!

Labstep team tip: You can view all your imports from the resource category's page. Additionally, you can create a Resource Template beforehand to facilitate the import of new resources and tracking of all sorts of data!

A GIF showing how to import new resources by copy and pasting data onto a Labstep spreadsheet

Importing via file (.cvs, .xls, .xlsx)

  1. Navigate to your Inventory page

  2. Click on the arrow ▼ next to 'New Resource', in the top right-hand side corner of your screen

  3. Click on 'Import'

  4. Select a resource category or create one

  5. Click on 'Upload csv / xlsx'

  6. Select the file of your choice

  7. Check you have a 'Name' and 'Items in Stock' column

  8. Check all the metadata fields are correct

  9. Click on 'Import'

  10. Wait for your import to complete

  11. Et voilà!

Labstep team tip: Before importing your inventory, you can create an Item Template that will apply to all the new items imported.

A GIF showing how to import an inventory via a CSV or XLSX file

To learn how to export items from your Inventory, click here.


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