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Open Science: protocols.io

What is protocols.io?

protocols.io is an online platform for the creation, management, and sharing of research methods. It supports open science by facilitating the re-use of methods and reproducibility of research. protocols.io provides an interactive platform for researchers in all disciplines. 

 

Training in 2023

Please visit https://protocols.io/webinars for details of all upcoming scheduled webinars.

Why protocols.io?

protocols.io helps you 

  • Search relevant protocols developed by other researchers by keywords
  • Contact the authors of relevant protocols for help and further information
  • Clone a protocol of another researcher and edit it in your account
  • Create a new protocol using existing templates, record any changes, annotate details of each step
  • Publish your protocol, get a DOI, and get credit for method development

Setting up your protocols.io

As a member of the CUHK, you can get a free premium account. 

  1. To create a premium account, go to the protocols.io homepage and click the "SIGN UP Free" button. 

  1. Create an account with the CUHK email address, @cuhk.edu.hk or @link.cuhk.edu.hk.  
  2. Verify your account through the verification email that will be sent to you and sign into your account on protocols.io. 
  3. Go to your Workspace and click the "UPGRADE" button.  
  4. Follow the on-screen instruction to create your workspace. 

 

You can learn more about your Premium benefits HERE

 

You may conduct a keyword search in protocols.io.


 

Click on a result, and you may leave a comment to the author.



You may bookmark a result or fork it to make an editable copy.

 

For more details, please visit https://www.protocols.io/help/search-basics

Creating a new protocol


Deleting protocols and files


Forking a protocol


Introducing File Manager

Publishing a protocol

Please note that all published protocols are under CC-BY license.