Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS)

Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS) promotes sustained access to digital research data.

The institute encourages researchers to permanently archive and reuse data, e.g. through the EASY online archiving system and the Dutch Dataverse Network. DANS provides access to thousands of scientific datasets, e-publications and other research information in the Netherlands through the NARCIS portal. It also offers training and advice and researches sustained access to digital information. 

As a data-driven service provider and participant in Dutch and international projects and networks, DANS is working to improve access to digital research data.

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 address

Anna van Saksenlaan 51
2593 HW Den Haag

Postal address

Postbus 93067
2509 AB Den Haag
Phone: 070 349 4450

Science portal NARCIS