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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What do duplicate publications; self-plagiarism and the monotony of endless descriptive studies signify: Publication pressures or simply a collective lack of imagination?
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