SelectScience How to Buy E-books

Whether you're looking to buy laboratory equipment or you just want to find out more about a particular scientific application, SelectScience’s comprehensive How to Buy E-books offer all the information you need to make informed purchasing decisions. From cutting-edge techniques and technologies to applications, methods, trusted reviews and future trends, these exclusive guides are your complete reference source for the latest laboratory equipment.

Microplate Readers

What you’ll Learn: This guide explains the wide variety of microplate readers on the market, and describes the different detection modes, applications and other important considerations.

Flow Cytometry

What you’ll Learn: A new flow cytometer is a huge investment. This guide highlights technological and software considerations for purchasing instrumentation and reagents.


What you’ll Learn: New microscopy techniques are continually developing as solutions to imaging problems. Use this guide to investigate the possibilities of microscopy instrumentation.

UV/Vis Spectroscopy

What you’ll Learn: There is a huge range of UV/Vis spectrometers, from single-wavelength measurements to multi-spectrum analyses. This guide will help you to make the right choice.

Next Generation Sequencing

What you’ll Learn: Next Generation Sequencing technology is advancing at an unprecedented pace. Learn about each of the key NGS technology platforms and their applications.

Clinical Laboratory Automation

What you’ll Learn: This guide explains the advantages of automation, planning considerations and new technologies to help lab managers who intend to automate their lab.

Mass Spectrometry

What you’ll Learn: Mass spectrometry is a powerful analytical tool; learn about common configurations, key application areas and different factors to consider when purchasing a system.

PCR Technology

What you’ll Learn: PCR has evolved far beyond simple amplification and detection. This guide provides an overview of the key technologies, including real-time, quantitative, and digital PCR.

Liquid Chromatography

What you’ll Learn: LC systems are essential for the separation, identification and purification of compounds. This guide reveals what to consider when purchasing a system for your lab.

Water Purification

What you’ll Learn: Water is a vital resource in the operation of all laboratories. This guide provides the information you should consider when selecting a new water purification system for your laboratory.

Liquid Handling

What you’ll Learn: Liquid handling options span the range from simple pipettes to room-sized workstations. This guide provides you with information to make the best decision for your lab.

HPLC Columns

What you’ll Learn: The HPLC column is the most important component of any HPLC instrument, so it is important to select the correct column chemistry, properties and separation mode for your research.

Clinical Chemistry Analyzers

What you’ll Learn: This guide explains the different types of technology, lab integration, point-of-care analyzers and other aspects to consider when purchasing a clinical chemistry analyzer.

DNA and RNA Purification and Analysis

What you’ll Learn: Purification of DNA and RNA is essential for many downstream applications; learn about the different products available for extraction and isolation.

Immunoassay Analyzers

What you’ll Learn: Learn about the different types of immunoassay technology, automation options, disease state assays and other important considerations in this essential guide.

Hematology Analyzers

What you’ll Learn: This guide will help you to select the correct analyzer for your application, ranging from small point-of-care machines to high-throughput modular configurations.

Blood Bank Analyzers

What you’ll Learn: Automation is improving the safety and efficiency of transfusion and helping to standardize work practices. This guide will ensure you choose the most suitable analyzer for your lab.