SelectScience How-to-Buy eBooks

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 eBooks 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.

GC Columns

What you’ll Learn: This eBook provides you with all the information you need to help you to make the right decision on a GC column, based on your applications.

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 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.

UV/Vis Spectroscopy

What you’ll Learn: How to choose a new UV/Vis spectrophotometer which will allow you to quickly and easily carry out the spectrophotometric analyses required your field of application.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

DNA and RNA Purification and Analysis

What you’ll Learn: Purification and quantification of DNA and RNA are essential for key downstream applications in life


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.

Next Generation Sequencing

What you’ll Learn: Next Generation Sequencing technology is advancing at an unprecedented pace. Learn about each of the

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.

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.

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.

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.