DANS promotes sustained access to digital research data files and encourages researchers in the sustainable archiving and reuse of 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.



Welcome to this new website


This website shows who we are and what we do in a new, fresh design. It focuses on the services for researchers. We hope you find the information you are looking for. If you have questions or suggestions, please let us know via info@dans.knaw.nl.


News items in English

Please note that not all news items are translated into English. Please visit the Dutch page of this website for all news items. If you have any questions, please contact us via info@dans.knaw.nl.

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.