NARCIS (Netherlands)

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NARCIS (National Academic Research and Collaboration Information System) of the Netherlands is an online portal for searching Dutch scientific research publications and data.[1] As of July 2018, NARCIS indexes 268,989 data sets and 1,707,486 publications,[2] including a significant proportion of open access works.[3][4]

It started in 2004 as a project of the Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, Information Centre of the Radboud University of Nijmegen (METIS), Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek, and Vereniging van Universiteiten. Since 2011 the Data Archiving and Networked Services [nl] (DANS) operates NARCIS from headquarters in The Hague.[5]

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  1. ^ Arjan Hogenaar (2013). "National Academic Research and Collaboration Information System in the Netherlands". In Wendy Evans; David Baker (eds.). Handbook of Digital Library Economics: Operations, Collections and Services. UK: Chandos Publishing. pp. 223+. ISBN 978-1-78063-318-3 – via Google Books.
  2. ^ (in English and Dutch), The Hague: DANS [nl], retrieved 10 July 2018
  3. ^ "Open and closed access scholarly publications in NARCIS per year of publication",, DANS, retrieved 10 July 2018
  4. ^ "OA in the Netherlands". Open Access in Practice: EU Member States. OpenAIRE. Retrieved 10 July 2018.
  5. ^ Marian Koren (2012). "Libraries in the Netherlands". In Ravindra N. Sharma (ed.). Libraries in the early 21st century. Vol. 2: An international perspective. De Gruyter Saur. pp. 383+. ISBN 978-3-11-029285-5 – via Google Books.
This article incorporates information from the Dutch Wikipedia.

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