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.

Water Purification

What you’ll learn: In this free eBook, we help guide you through buying water purification systems and technology.

HPLC Technology

What you’ll learn: In this HPLC buying guide, discover the key factors and application considerations when looking to buy new columns. Plus, read impartial reviews to gain insights from industry leading professionals.

LC-MS Technology

What you’ll learn: In this guide, find tips to choose the best LC-MS technology for life sciences applications, from sample prep to analysis.

GC Technology

What you’ll learn: In this guide, find expert advice on how to choose the best gas chromatography (GC) column for your chosen analyses.

Microplate Readers

What you’ll learn: This guide explains the wide variety of microplate readers on the market and describes their different capabilities and functionalities.

DNA/RNA Purification and Analysis

What you’ll learn: This free eBook download provides expert insight to help guide you through buying DNA and RNA extraction, purification, and quantification equipment.

Cell Counting Technology

What you’ll learn: This new SelectScience® eBook provides useful resources, expert insight and application-based case studies to help simplify your choice of cell counting technology.

Biophysical Characterization Technology

What you’ll learn: This guide includes top tips for choosing between SPR, BLI, ITC, MST and MDS technologies for quantifying and characterizing biomolecular interactions.

Clinical Chemistry Analyzers

What you’ll learn: This eBook presents the factors to consider when purchasing a clinical chemistry instrument, covering integrated analyzers, total laboratory automation systems, and point-of-care devices.

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.

Immunoassay Analyzers

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

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.

Liquid Handling

What you’ll learn: Download this eBook for all the information you should consider when selecting the best pipettes and automated liquid handling systems.

Cell Imaging Technology

What you’ll learn: This guide provides useful resources and application-based case studies to help when choosing your imager.

UV/Vis Spectroscopy

What you’ll learn: This guide highlights important considerations for purchasing the right UV/Vis spectrophotometer for your chosen application.

ESR Analyzers

What you’ll learn: This guide explains the best practices for determining ESR and important considerations when choosing your analyzer.

Flow Cytometers for Screening

What you’ll learn: This guide highlights key considerations and expert tips for buying a new flow cytometer to ensure you get the best results in drug discovery and screening applications.

Pre-Clinical and Clinical Automation

What you’ll learn: This guide includes top tips and important considerations when choosing automated solutions for your clinical laboratory.

Multiplexing Technology

What you’ll learn: In this eBook, we present numerous multiplex assay technologies, ranging from bead-based assays to solid-phase microarrays, so you can make an informed decision on the best choice for your laboratory.

Hematology Analyzers & Stainers

What you’ll learn: This guide provides an overview of the current hematology technology available, as well as important pre-purchase considerations for those looking to make the most well-informed investment for their clinical lab.


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. This guide will provide you with the essential information you need to assist your purchase decisions.

Mass Spectrometry

What you’ll Learn: In this guide, learn more about common configurations, key application areas, and different factors to consider when purchasing a mass spectrometry system.

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 an LC system for your lab.