You can make GitHub repositories archival by using Zenodo or Figshare!
Wed 16 November 2016
By C. Titus Brown
Bioinformatics researchers are increasingly pointing reviewers and readers at their GitHub repositories in the Methods sections of their papers. Great! Making the scripts and source code for methods available via a public version control system is a vast improvement over the methods of yore (“e-mail me for the scripts” or “here’s a tarball that will go away in 6 months”).