Your journal requires it.
Many publishers — including PLOS, eLife, and Springer Nature — require authors to publish the
underlying papers in a suitable preservation repository.
Your funder requires it.
Agencies that fund research — including all US federal agencies — are beginning to require
to publish data from funded projects.
It’s the right thing to do.
By offering clear description of your data including methods and instructions for reuse, you are
promoting efficiency, transparency, and reproducibility in the research community.