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The Data Processing team at DANS manages an extensive collection of datasets with municipal data from the Dutch National Census of 1947, stored in EASY. The collection was the subject of a recent article, ‘Detailed Tables from the Dutch Census 1947: Experiences and Lessons Learned in Publishing a Large Dataset’, which appeared in het Research Data Journal for the Humanities and Social Sciences.

On 2 December, Ilona von Stein (DANS) will tell more about the updated Wegwijzer Certificering (Dutch) during the NDE Q&A.

The Business Intelligence team of DANS provides insight into Open Science and the Dutch data landscape through various statistics and charts.

FAIR-Aware has received a fresh revamp over the summer. Take a look and see for yourself how the new training functionality and updated guidance make the tool more informative and user-friendly. And don’t forget to share your experience with the tool using the newly integrated social media buttons!

From 7 to 10 June 2022, the 47th annual conference of the International Association for Social Science Information Services and Technology (IASSIST) will be held in Gothenburg, Sweden. Proposals for the conference can be submitted until 7 December 2020.

The EOSC Future project is hosting its first series of open days on 23 – 25 November 2021. During this virtual event, participants will have a unique opportunity to ask questions about the inner workings of the EOSC Future project, recent developments as well as priorities going forward.

The recently published magazine Onderzoek addresses the challenges surrounding the exponentially growing terabytes of data. How do you store it safely and efficiently? And how do you make that data accessible and searchable? Journalist Nienke Beintema spoke with Henk Wals, director of DANS, among others.

87% of all researchers have a (very) positive attitude towards Open Science. Young scientists are even more enthusiastic with a percentage of 94%. However, researchers still experience barriers in the practical implementation. This has emerged from a survey commissioned by NWO among researchers from all disciplines.