Instrument Reservations

Calendar

All new users must contact facility mangers  either through direct email or through new project request before they will be approved in the reservation platform.

Caltech users should follow this link to the calendar: https://secure1.ideaelan.com/secure/public/applogin.aspx

External users, please follow this link to create an account: https://secure1.ideaelan.com/Caltech/public/applogin.aspx

Project information is required for every reservation! As such, first navigate to Projects and create all of your projects (use a very large Budget number). Then, during instrument reservation select appropriate project for which you will be collecting data.

To set up SCREENING SESSIONS on the Arctica, please send your interest along with the Project and PTA to use to cryoem@caltech.edu

New User / Help

For more information on using the Idea Elan software please watch the introductory webinar below and download a User Guide. For help with the Calendar software you can email Support@IdeaElan.com or call 800-506-5905. The software also has a chat feature available at the bottom right hand side of the screen in a green tab.

PIs and Lab Admin Help

PIs and Lab Admins for more information on setting up your lab (Users, PTAs, Projects, Usage Reports) on the Idea Elan platform please watch the introductory webinar below and download the Lab Admin Guide. For help with the platform you can email Support@IdeaElan.com or call 800-506-5905. The software also has a chat feature available at the bottom right hand side of the screen in a green tab.

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