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Example ELOG web pages
Software information
DeveloperStefan Ritt
Stable release2.7.5
Latest release date2008-09-22
Operating systemCross-platform
TypeWeb application

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ELOG is a generic term and it is an abbreviation for "electronic log". There are many forms of an "electronic log". The rest of this article details one particular software application that is used as an elog. Its name is "ELOG" - it's home page is at

ELOG is a Web application written by Stefan Ritt in C which can be used to create personal and common logbooks. It has been developed at the Paul Scherrer Institute originally for shift logbooks in particle physics experiments, but is now widely used in other fields. Besides the CERN experiments LHCb and CMS is it used on the US coastguard icebreaker USCGC Healy and part of the Debian distribution.

ELOG is licensed under the GNU General Public License as free software. It is currently available in 13 languages.

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