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publish or perish

To either produce consistent published works, especially scholarly articles, or else risk falling into obscurity or disfavor or being released from one's academic institution. I always thought I'd like to be a professor, but because I want to teach and discuss things with students. The fact that you have to publish or perish really puts me off the idea.
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publish or perish

Fig. [for a professor] to try to publish scholarly books or articles to prevent getting released from a university or falling into disfavor in a university. (Also occurs as other parts of speech. See the examples.) Alice knew she would have to publish or perish if she took the teaching job. This is a major research university and publish or perish is the order of the day.
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publish or perish

Produce published work or fall into disfavor. For example, The younger members of the department have a heavier teaching load, but they also know it's publish or perish . This expression is nearly always used for college or university teachers, for whom advancement frequently is predicated on publishing research in their field. [Mid-1900s]
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publish or perish

used to refer to an attitude or practice existing within academic institutions, whereby researchers are under pressure to publish material in order to retain their positions or to be deemed successful.
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Then, one day before the release of Harris' latter title, Bantam Books published The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins in both hardcover and audio format.
Authors pay only when the book is published. Readymade books allow users to add their own photos and personal details to set templates.
In all of these media-laced scenarios is the opportunity for future books to be published and marketed into bestsellers.
Richard Herman, the chancellor of the University of Illinois, sent a letter criticizing the newspaper, which is published independently.
He published the unflattering cartoons depicting Mohammed in September, supposedly because Danish artists were terrified of illustrating a children's biography of Mohammed.
Way back in the day when the pickings were slimmer than slim, maybe, just maybe, enjoying a book like The Five Chinese Brothers (first published in 1938) was alright.
The journal would now provide not only the best science for the professional but also would offer the added dimension of environmental news, fulfilling the need first expressed in Burger's editorial published 20 years earlier.
And studies have found that these published articles on trials rarely produce results unfavorable to the company that funded them.
To date, the Society has published five volumes in their al-Ghazali Series, of which two have won the British Book Design and Production Award for the best general paperback: Al-Ghazali on Invocations and Supplications (1991) and Al-Ghazali on the Ninety-nine Beautiful Names of God (1993).
US-based Trafford Publishing has announced that all budding children's authors that could not previously get published now can through its new print-on-demand colour publishing service.
A brief foray into children's publishing has since become our focus and we now publish 40 titles a year, covering the children's publishing gamut from picture books through teen fiction.
ONE of the goals I set for myself when I volunteered to edit Mythlore was to publish it on a quarterly schedule.
A group of scientists, including Varmus and Roberts, have organized into an entity called the Public Library of Science (PLOS), putting out a pledge not to publish in, subscribe to, or peer review for, any journals that don't provide open access through a large central database, which in practice means journals that don't give their information to PubMed Central.