DANS promotes sustained access to digital research data files and encourages researchers to archive and reuse data.


Deposit your datasets in EASY
or send research data and publications to NARCIS.



Find datasets, publications, researchers, projects and institutions via NARCIS and EASY.



Collaboration Mendeley and DANS on archiving datasets


Mendeley launched a new data repository platform: Mendeley Data (data.mendeley.com). The data submitted by researchers on this platform will be included in the long-term archive of DANS. This collaboration will allow DANS to store even more digital research data in the long term.



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DANS facilitates open access data

From now on, depositors can make their datasets available under full open access in EASY. Interested parties can download this type of dataset without registration. This makes research data sharing even easier.