Atlanta, GA – April 4, 2011 – The Laboratory Informatics Institute, Inc. has established an on-line, Open Access University for Laboratory, Scientific and Health Informatics.
The Laboratory Informatics Institute is pleased to provide the LIMSUniversity.com site as a free and open access learning and teaching resource for all stakeholders in the laboratory, scientific and health informatics industries.
The LIMSuniversity.com site has been created with Moodle, one of the most popular open source Learning Management Systems. Moodle is a Course Management System (CMS), also known as a Learning Management System (LMS) or a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). It is a free web application that educators can use to create effective online learning sites.
This site has been established so that informatics professionals, vendors and users can offer courses and attend courses related to LIMS and other Laboratory, Scientific & Health Informatics areas. Joining is easy and free. Click here to Join Now!
This site currently has a limited number of courses but new courses will be added constantly by the Laboratory Informatics Institute and by Laboratory Informatics vendors that provide open access courses on their software products.
Telephone and email support is provided by volunteers of the Laboratory Informatics Institute, Inc. Should support be required or you need help in creating or taking any courses, please contact Mr. Alan Vaughan at 770-859-1992 x114 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Laboratory Informatics Institute, Inc.
The Laboratory Informatics Institute was established on June 19, 2006. This organization has been created as a laboratory industry trade association for the education, standardization and promotion of the functional and professional areas of Laboratory Informatics.
The goal of the Institute is to offer an open Membership program to all individuals and organizations, which service or are employed within the laboratory industry. Our mission is to help all laboratories become more efficient and automated through the adoption of Laboratory Informatics applications and systems. By establishing an open, trade association, the members of the Institute will help shape and direct the future Laboratory Informatics standards. Our members will help educate and inform other members and the Institute will provide tools and resources to help all laboratories adopt a level of Laboratory Informatics that is right for them.
The Laboratory Informatics Institute was established by John H. Jones who is the acting managing director and president of the Institute and is also president of LabLynx, Inc., an Atlanta based laboratory informatics software company. To become a member of the Laboratory Informatics Institute, visit www.limsforum.com.