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-====== How to access our resources... ======+====== How to access our equipment... ======
-{{::​imm_question.jpg?​280 ​ |Image by Maria Henriques, João Ferreira and José Rino}} ​**If you know which microscope you want to use:** +{{::​imm_question.jpg?​280 ​ |Image by Maria Henriques, João Ferreira and José Rino}} 
-\\ +  * The Bioimaging Unit equipment is available to iMM researchers and external users. Check our hourly fees: [[billing|{{charge_rates_neg.png?​0x35|}}]] 
-  * First of all, you should read our [[usage_policy|{{usage_rules_neg.png?​0x35|}}]] +  * You need to use iMM's booking system to get access to and book our equipment. Sign in or register here: [[https://​​|{{booking_system_neg.png?​0x35|}}]] 
-  * The second step will be to use our [[booking|{{booking_system_neg.png?​0x35|}}]] ​to  request access to the microscope(s). +  * After registration, ​you can ask for access ​to equipment by clicking on its calendar or [[|emailing ​us]]. Please check also our [[usage_policy|{{usage_rules_neg.png?0x35|}}]] 
-  * The [[about|Bioimaging Unit]] will contact ​you as soon as possible ​to schedule a training session (see below) +  We will reply to you as soon as possible ​to schedule a consultation,​ to discuss experimental strategies and decide the most appropriate ​[[resources|{{equipment_neg.png?0x35|}}]] 
-  * If you are not registered in our [[booking|{{booking_system_neg.png?​0x35|}}]] please ​[[|contact ​us]]  ({{phone_neg.png?15}} 47222). +  * Depending on your needs and usage frequency, we may acquire images for you or train you to become an independent user (check details below)
- **If you don't know which microscope you want to use:** +
-  * Please ​[[|contact us]] ({{phone_neg.png?15}} 47222). We will gladly help you with your microscopy ​needs and discuss your ideas.+
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 +====== How to acquire (and analyze) data  ======
-====== Getting trained ​on a microscope ​====== +{{::​consultation.png?​50|}} **Consultation** - The first step is to meet us (in person or by Zoom) to discuss your needs and determine the most appropriate microscope. 
-{{  ​training_steps.png?240|}}   + 
-  * Training is __mandatory__,​ even if you have already used the microscope elsewhere. ​ +{{::​test_first.png?​50|}} **Test First** - If necessary, we will give you permission in the booking system to schedule a test (by us) on a specific ​microscope
-  * The [[about|Bioimaging Unit]] will contact you as soon as possible upon any access request to schedule a training session.  + 
-  After training ​you will be able to use the [[booking|{{booking_system_neg.png?0x35|}}]] to reserve time on microscopes. +{{::​we_aqcuire.png?50|}} **We Acquire** - If you only need a few images, we will give you booking permission and do the acquisition for you, no training required. 
-  ​You **must** request assistance for your first session on the microscope + 
-  * After you are a fully independent user, you can request technical assistance when necessary (e.gfor troubleshooting,​ new settings, etc.)+{{::​training.png?​50|}} **Training** is __mandatory__ ​for independent use, even if you have already used the microscope elsewhere. ​We book the training session. 
 +{{::​assisted_sessions.png?​50|}} ​**Assisted Use** __must occur within 2 weeks__ after training. You will have //in training// ​booking ​permissions and our help during the sessions. 
 +{{::​independence.png?50|}} **Independence** - Once you are comfortable with using the microscope on your own, you will be given //regular user// privileges. 
 +{{::​image_analysis_and_processing.png?50|}} **Image Analysis** - We can help you analyze your data more efficiently by developing [[microscopytools|image analysis and processing tools]].
 **Please Note** **Please Note**
-  * If you don't use a microscope within 2 weeks after training, you will lose access ​to it +  ​* After you are a fully independent user, you can request technical assistance when necessary (e.g. for troubleshooting,​ new settings, etc.) 
-  * If you don'​t ​use a microscope for more than 3 months, you will lose access ​to it +  ​* If you do not book a microscope ​for assisted sessions ​within 2 weeks after training, you will have to be trained again 
-  * If you have lost access to a microscope, you may have to repeat training ​to use it again.+  * If you do not use a microscope for more than 3 months, ​we may contact ​you to assess the need for re-training 
 +  * If you misuse ​a microscope ​or fail to follow turn on/off procedures, you will be re-trained and go back to Assisted Use 
 +  * We are always available for consultations and advice on all things related ​to microscopy. Feel free to [[https://​​facility/​bioimaging/​doku.php?​id=about#​contacts|contact us]] ({{phone_neg.png?​15}} 47305), we will gladly help you with your microscopy needs and discuss your ideas.
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