Organisation profile

Organisation profile

Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS) is the Dutch national centre of expertise and repository for research data.

We help researchers make their data available for reuse. This allows researchers to use the data for new research and makes published research verifiable and reproducible. With more than 300,000 datasets and a staff of 60, DANS is one of the leading repositories in Europe.

DANS is an institute of KNAW (Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences) and NWO (Dutch Research Council).



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  • Croissant: A Metadata Format for ML-Ready Datasets

    Akthar, M., Benjelloun, O., Conforti, C., Giner Miguelez, J., Jain, N., Kuchnik, M., Lhoest, Q., Marcenac, P., Maskey, M., Mattson, P., Oala, L., Ruyssen, P., Shinde, R., Simperl, E., Thomas, G., Tykhonov, V., Vanschoren, J., Vogler, S. & Wu, C-J., 28 Mar 2024,

    Research output: Working paper/discussion paperPreprint

    Open Access
  • Croissant Format Specification

    Benjelloun, O., Simperl, E., Marcenac, P., Ruyssen, P., Conforti, C., Kuchnik, M., van der Velde, J., Oala, L., Vogler, S., Akthar, M., Jain, N. & Tykhonov, V., 01 Mar 2024

    Research output: Other contributionScientific

    Open Access
  • D2.6: Ontology of licencing, ownership and conditions of use (V1.0)

    Daga, E., Carvalho, J., Gurrieri, M. & Scharnhorst, A., 01 Jan 2024, Zenodo. 47 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportReportScientific

    Open Access