Research Data Netherlands

Research Data Netherlands (RDNL) is a national coalition of data archives whose mission is to promote the sustainable archiving and reuse of research data. The coalition was founded in 2013 by 4TU.ResearchData and Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS) and was strengthened by SURF in September 2014.

The RDNL mission is to promote sustainable accessibility and responsible reuse of scientific research data in all phases of (scientific) research. To this end, RDNL exchanges knowledge and provides services in the field of data management and long-term data preservation. In the near future RDNL also wants to offer services in the field of software sustainability.