PanDOI

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is a Handle URI Resolver. It works as Windows Desktop Gadget on Windows Vista and higher or as a Widget for the Apple OS X Dashboard. PanDOI resolves persistent identifiers like Digital Object Identifier (DOI), Handel (hdl), Uniform Resource Name (URN), and sRef IDs. It is possible to open a PANGAEA dataset by its ID, to show the latest PANGAEA datasets, and to search through PANGAEA.

Find the current version of PanDOI at doi:10.1594/PANGAEA.759947

Find Sourcecode at GitHub

Contact: Rainer Sieger. The software is provided as freeware under the (GNU General Public License (GPLv3) and is freely distributed without warranty by the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven.

Installation

OS X: OS X 10.4 Tiger or later is required. If you're using Safari, click the download link. When the widget download is complete, Show Dashboard, click the Plus sign to display the Widget Bar and click the widget's icon in the Widget Bar to open it. If you're using a browser other than Safari, click the download link. When the widget download is complete, unarchive it and place it in /Library/Widgets/ in your home folder. Show Dashboard, click the Plus sign to display the Widget Bar and click the widget's icon in the Widget Bar to open it.

Windows Vista and higher: Double click on PanDOI.gadget and follow the instructions. After installation the sidebar gadget will be shown on the desktop. In Windows Vista®, gadgets are normally hosted in the Sidebar. In Windows 7, there is no Sidebar, so gadgets can be moved freely to any location on the desktop that the user chooses. By default, they are snapped into place along the screen edge to keep them organized.

Examples

OS X / Windows Vista and higher

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