publish or perish

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publish or perish

Etymology: L, publicare, to make public, perire, to come to naught
Usage notes: (informal)
a practice followed in many academic institutions in which a contract for employment is renewed only if a candidate has demonstrated scholarship by having work published in a book or in a reputable refereed professional or scientific journal. This work is required in addition to whatever obligations for teaching or professional practice are entailed in the position.
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Publication pressure, like the Sword of Damocles, hangs over Chinese physicians because evaluation system relies heavily on research output, high-impact papers in particular.
Newsrooms have been found to be negative work environments in which complaints based on negative perceptions prevail to reduce stress associated with deadline and other publication pressure.
What do duplicate publications; self-plagiarism and the monotony of endless descriptive studies signify: Publication pressures or simply a collective lack of imagination?
As publication pressures have impelled other journals to set tighter and tighter word or page limits, the fact that Contemporary Drug Problems has no set limit makes it a welcoming home for papers from disciplines and methods that are inherently discursive: ethnographic and other qualitative studies, historical work, legal articles, and many policy and evaluation studies.
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