I’m told academics often delay publishing their work in environments like this because they want…
David Dwyer
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This is a great point. There are very few incentives for researchers to publish their work in environments like this. One thing that may encourage higher ed institutions to consider publications outside of peer-reviewed journals in tenure decisions is altmetrics (http://www.altmetric.com/), which provides a measure of how much a particular article is read, commented on, and shared through various social media outlets.

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