Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS)

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 address

Anna van Saksenlaan 51
2593 HW Den Haag

Postal address

Postbus 93067
2509 AB Den Haag
Phone: 070 349 4450

Science portal NARCIS