"Publishing in open access verifiably provides a much wider reach. Especially in parts of the world where subscriptions to magazines and the purchase of books are difficult to pay."
Henk Wals has been appointed as the new director of DANS, the Netherlands institute for permanent access to digital research resources, effective 1 April 2020. DANS is an institute of KNAW and NWO.
Henk Wals was previously the director of the Huygens Institute for the History of the Netherlands and, subsequently, of the International Institute of Social History (IISH).
Dutch National website providing information for academics about the advantages of open access to publicly financed research