Timely & Accurate: The CORES Software Difference

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The Core Ordering and Reporting Enterprise System (CORES) is a web-based software that helps keep track of usage and billing of specialty instruments and services provided by Core Facilities on campus.

The CORES software was created to:

  • meet the needs of the research community
  • facilitate compliance with federal cost accounting policies
  • provide electronic billing capabilities for both internal and external customers
  • offer comprehensive usage reporting

How CORES helps ND Researchers:

  • provides a common and consistent means of entering orders across all core facilities
  • provides the ability to access detailed information about core purchases and recharge activities
  • allows core personnel more time to assist with experiment design, data analysis and other research supporting activities, as they spend less time on business paperwork

How CORES helps a core facility:

  • flexible, user friendly and meets the wide variety of needs of different core facilities
  • efficient work flow tool that allows each core facility to move beyond time consuming debiting/crediting activities to excellence in service, reporting and billing
  • provides an extremely efficient and intuitive method to electronically process internal (and external) core billing activities