Abstract

The book has become the standard measure of research in performance-based evaluations of faculty in the modern university. Emphasis on book publication as the sole evidence of faculty productivity has led to a variety of unhappy consequences for those pressured to write books and for scholarly presses expected to issue them, principally panic and pandemonium.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1710-1166
Print ISSN
1198-9742
Pages
pp. 40-46
Launched on MUSE
2004-02-23
Open Access
No
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