Carly A. Strasser is a data curation specialist at the California Digital Library, University of California Office of the President. She has a PhD in Biological Oceanography, which informs her work on helping researchers better manage and share their data. She is involved in development and implementation of many of the UC Curation Center’s services, including the DMPTool (software to guide researchers in creating a data management plan) and DataShare (an application that helps researchers describe and archive their data).