eLabFTW is an electronic laboratory notebook system. Once installed on a server, every member of a lab can write up their experiments, upload files, manage a database of products (antibodies, chemicals, siRNA, papers, or whatever you want). It was created with usability and security in mind, is very easy to use, and has a long list of features specific to research life.
LibLogicalAccess is an RFID library developed in C++ for Linux/Windows, also available on C# for use on Microsoft operating systems (using a COM wrapper). It provides low-level commands access and high-level generic abstraction for several chips and readers (PC/SC readers like OMNIKEY, STid readers, etc.) on 125Khz (EM4102, HID Prox, etc.), 13.56Mhz ISO14443/ISO15693 (Mifare Classic, Mifare DESFire, HID iClass, etc.), and 433Mhz frequencies.