GLOSSARY: Laboratory Information Management System

Laboratory Information Management System or Laboratory Integration Management Solution (LIMS) is a software system used in laboratories for the integration of all laboratory software’s, instruments, and the management of samples, laboratory users, standards and other laboratory functions such as QA/QC Quality Assurance and Quality Control, sample planning, invoicing, plate management, and workflow automation. LIMS implementations may also support information gathering, decision making, calculation, review and release into the workplace and away from the office.