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EASY is an online archiving system for depositing and downloading research data. As well as ample new datasets and collections, the collections of the former Dutch Historic Data Archive (NHDA) and the Steinmetz archive are also accommodated in EASY. The e-depot Dutch archaeology (EDNA) also archives its archaeological collection in EASY.
EASY contains datasets from the following disciplines:

  • Humanities
    • Archaeology
    • History
    • Language and text
    • Theology
  • Health Sciences
  • Social and Behavioural Sciences
    • Communication Sciences
    • Criminology
    • Pedagogy
    • Political Science
    • Psychology
    • Sociology
  • Oral History
  • Spatial Sciences
    • Cadastre data

EASY also offers authorised institutions access to the secured micro data of Statistics Netherlands (CBS).

Access to data of the ICPSR

DANS represents the Dutch National Membership of ICPSR (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research in the United States). Through this membership, researchers from universities and research have access to data from the ICPSR free of charge. Each year DANS makes two grants available for researchmaster or PhD students to participate in the ICPSR summer school.

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