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Software sustainability

Through collaborations, workshops, projects and reports, DANS tries to underline the importance of software sustainability and to work on sustainable solutions. The list below gives an impression of the activities in which DANS is involved. If you want additional information about software sustainability, please contact Gerry Coen.



  • Workshop on Sustainable software Sustainability 2017 (WOSSS17)
  • Sustainable Software Sustainability - Workshop report: 


  • Research Software Sustainability: Rapport Knowledge Exchange Workshop
  • Workshop on Software Sustainability (NCDD, Amsterdam, 2016)
  • Research software sustainability at the Heart of Discovery (Netherlands eScience Center): Report
  • A Conceptual Approach to Data Stewardship and Software Sustainability: Report
  • Memorandum of Understanding, INRIDA, Software Heritage Archive: Nieuwsbericht
  • Webinar Software Sustainability (NCDD/DPC): Webinar overzicht
  • Guidelines for Software Quality (a collaboration with Radboud University Nijmegen, the Huygens Institute, and CLARIAH): Github
  • Software Sustainability: Final Report (commissioned by NCDD and NDE)


  • Workshop on Software Sustainability (Knowledge Exchange, Berlin, 2015)
  • Workshop on Software Sustainability (eHumanities/KNAW, Amsterdam, 2013)
  • TDS Curator Project (2010-2012): use case to 'curate' the software and data of the " Typological Database System": EASY