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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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