publish or perish


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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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The proposed reforms are part and parcel of IPOPHL's program to reengineer the ITSO and resolve issues and concerns, including the 'publish or perish' mindset of professors and researchers and the lack of support from the government on IP work.
Barry Cohen, managing member of AdLab said in an announcement that the trade's mantra is "Publish or Perish," explaining that being published often helps professionals or entrepreneurs to raise their own profiles.
This systematic review generated diverse themes about the reasons and consequences of publish or perish and a framework of remedies to cope with this unethical practice have been elaborated in the following section.
Workshop contents included advance literature search techniques, creating Google Profile, setting Citation and topic alerts, freely downloading paid papers, writing original research papers according to ICMJE guidelines and using the Publish or Perish software for citation analysis.
A Guide to Publishing for Academics: Inside the Publish or Perish Phenomenon
Scholarly writing retreats with protected time to become inspired, and to write, may be an answer to the Publish or Perish dilemma.
The growth of open access (OA) and simultaneous difficulty in preserving peer review are just two of the subjects which receive attention here, within the context of the "publish or perish" framework.
We've all heard the saying "Publish or Perish." Well, it isn't quite so bad these days.
The 1995 edition, put out by Publish or Perish, in Houston Texas, reproduced the original papers with their quaint Cold War type styles, which are carried on here.
Glantz, at the time a graduate student at Stanford University, had already learned that "publish or perish" is more than just an old adage.
Before the days of academic pressure to publish or perish, mathematicians often held their discoveries as personal secrets and vehemently defended their ideas against both plagiarism and criticism.
Alas, they are more plausibly cast as the passengers, forced to publish or perish in the icy waters of the job market now that the S.S.
* Publish or perish. Apropos of priorities, note there is no such credo as "Teach or perish." Teachers are denied promotions and pay raises because they do not do enough writing, and teaching is deemed the low end of the career and prestige ladder.
The answer lies in three famous words: publish or perish. And the publish-orperish principle is firmly rooted in scientific competition for grants and positions-a process exacerbated acerbated by the practice of granting facility members lifetime appointments.
released version 4.0 of its bibliographic database program Publish or Perish that includes several new features.