You can back up, cite, and archive your work on GitHub using the API as well as third-party tools and services.

About archiving content and data on GitHub

You can archive content and data on GitHub for other people to view and reference.

Referencing and citing content

You can use third-party tools to cite and reference content on GitHub.

Backing up a repository

You can use a third-party tool to back up your repository, or you can use the API to download and back up your repository manually.