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Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS) is the Netherlands institute for permanent access to digital research resources.

DANS encourages researchers to make their digital research data findable, accessible, interoperable and reusable. It does this by providing expert advice and certified services.

DANS offers the following core services: 

  • DataverseNL for short-term data management
  • EASY for long-term archiving
  • NARCIS, the Netherlands’ national portal for research information.

By participating in Dutch and international projects, networks and research, DANS is helping to innovate the global scientific data infrastructure. Its philosophy is: open whenever possible, protected where necessary.  DANS is a joint institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research.


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  • Research Output

    Archiving and Managing Research Data: data services to the domains of the humanities and social sciences and beyond: DANS in the Netherlands

    Doorn, P. K., Feb 2020, In : Der Archivar. 73, 01, p. 44-50

    Research output: Contribution to journal/periodicalArticleScientificpeer-review

    Open Access
  • RDA COVID-19 Working Group. Recommendations and Guidelines on data sharing. Final release

    Bicarregui, J., Cambon-Thomsen, A., Dillo, I., Harrower, N., Jones, S., Leggott, M. & Pillai, P., 30 Jun 2020, 143 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportReportScientific

    Open Access
  • Sustainability of digital humanities projects as a publication and documentation challenge

    Morselli, F. & Edmond, J., 27 Feb 2020, In : Journal of Documentation.

    Research output: Contribution to journal/periodicalArticleScientificpeer-review

  • 28 Downloads (Pure)


    Nederlands in het buitenland

    Zeldenrust, D.


    Project: Research


    Verbal valence

    Roorda, D. (Creator) & Dyk, J. (Creator), Zenodo, 30 Oct 2017



    DANS Dataprijs 2010

    Mandemakers, Kees (Recipient), 2010

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)Academic

    DH Award 2014 for best tool or suite of tools 2014 (for SHEBANQ)

    Roorda, Dirk (Recipient), 01 Jan 2015

    Prize: Other distinctionAcademic

    Grant, Phillips Fund for Native American Studies

    Kees-Jan Waterman (Recipient), 06 Jun 1994

    Prize: Other distinctionAcademic


    DARIAH Annual Event 2020

    Andrea Scharnhorst (Member of programme committee), & Femmy Admiraal (Chair)

    26 May 202029 May 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventConferenceAcademic

    Digital Humanities 2020 (Event)

    Andrea Scharnhorst (Peer reviewer / referee)

    20 Jul 202025 Jul 2020

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication peer-review

    83rd Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science and Technology

    Andrea Scharnhorst (Member of programme committee)

    23 Oct 202028 Oct 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventConferenceAcademic