Information scientist Herbert van de Sompel, who is currently spending his sabbatical year at DANS, has been named the 2017 recipient of the Paul Evan Peters Award.

DANS has joined the Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) this week, becoming its newest Associate member.

Dryad and DANS announce a new collaboration to ensure long-term preservation and accessibility to curated scientific data. Over 50,000 researchers who have already deposited research data with Dryad can count on continuous open access to their data packages with an extra layer of security and recoverability as a result of this partnership.

Together with Huygens ING, DANS wrote an overview of the current state of affairs of research data management in the Netherlands.

This May and June CESSDA hosts three webinars for social sciences researchers. Please register via the CESSDA website.

Project proposals for small data projects (KDPs) can be submitted before October 1.

DANS seminar on May 1, 12.00-17.30h. Meet people at the forefront of new developments in creating, keeping, and using Linked Data.

DANS welcomes Professor Smiraglia as the new visiting professor of the KNAW Visiting Professors Programme, commencing in May 2017.