Do you know you can make your data open? Why would a person share their data openly? Aside from it being a requirement by some funders or journals, there are many benefits to publishing your data and making it openly available. Publishing can be expensive, and not all organizations, institutions, and researchers can afford access. By making your data openly available, you are also making it more accessible. There are a number of data repositories available to publish your data, and at Dalhousie University, you can use Scholars Portal Dataverse to publish your data for free! There are benefits to openly sharing your data, including supporting reuse, replication, communicating and building on results and more. You can also receive credit by way of citation for your data by publishing in a data repository.