The Investigator Toolkit provides a suite of software tools that are useful for the various audiences that DataONE serves. The tools fall in a number of categories, which are further developed here, with examples of potential applications that would fit into each category.
Outline of class structure for the client library. There are two fundamental elements: nodes and granules. The former representing the base of Member and Coordinating Node functionality, and the later representing the (currently) smallest addressable unit of content in DataONE.