Scientists reserve containers when plan to use them in a future experiment, and do not want other scientists to inadvertently use them before then. Containers could also be reserved for a specific purpose, for example as controls in an experiment. 


To reserve a container, select the container(s) you wish to check out:


Fill in who is reserving the containers, a description, and optionally a worklist: 

The containers are then reserved until someone checks them back in.

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