Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS): the Netherlands institute for permanent access to digital research resources
DANS-KNAW encourages researchers to make their digital research data and related outputs findable, accessible, interoperable and reusable.
It provides expert advice and certified services. Its core services are: DataverseNL for short-term data management, EASY for long-term archiving, and NARCIS, the national portal for research information.
By participating in Dutch and international projects, networks and research, DANS helps to innovate the scientific data infrastructure worldwide. Its philosophy is: open whenever possible, protected when needed.
What international experts have to say about DANS
In 2010, a committee of international experts gave the Institute a positive rating. The committee concluded that DANS is an excellent service institute with considerable international prestige.
Visiting addressAnna van Saksenlaan 51
2593 HW Den Haag
Postal addressPostbus 93067
2509 AB Den Haag