I’ve created an audio version of the post so you can listen to it on your commute, or while you’re cooking, or whatever. It does not contain the "Need more help?" section. Listen on Soundcloud: Communication vs Validation The primary purpose of publishing, even scholarly publishing, is … [Read more...] about Communication vs Validation: why are you publishing?
The primary purpose of academic publishing is to communicate with other scholars. This form of communication is rather formal. The bar for acceptance into the conversation is high. This conversation is asynchronous and takes place over very long time periods. What happens once you've published your … [Read more...] about What it means to make a contribution to knowledge