Import Sample Libraries

Use the following instructions to add libraries to the Libraries page by importing them from a CSV file.

1 From the Libraries page, click Import.
2 [Optional] Create a CSV file as follows.
    a Click the spreadsheet image to download a template.
    b Complete the following fields for each sample:
      Sample ID—Enter a unique sample ID.
      Name—Enter a descriptive name for the biological sample.
      [Optional] Species—Enter the appropriate species.
      [Optional] Project—Enter the name of the project to save samples to. Although optional at this step, a project is required later to store the data.
      Nucleic Acid—Enter RNA or DNA.
    c Save the file.
3 Click Choose .csv File.
4 Browse to the appropriate CSV file and click Open.

The Import Sample Libraries page is populated with information from the file.

5 [Optional] Select additional libraries as follows.
    a Click Save & Continue Later.
    b Select the checkbox of each library you want to use.
6 Click Pool Libraries.