“It is not enough to just publish now. The new condition is: “Publish in the Most Prestigious Journals or Perish”.
But which are the most prestigious journals? It is well known that ERA ratings are a poor guide to quality, with concerted campaigning able to boost the ratings of intellectually weaker journals and higher quality research in smaller journals being ignored.
How can we overcome not only these unfair ways of judging journals but also the increasing levels of stress and anxiety created by the new ERA culture?…”
Funny blog post about the spoof Journal of Universal Rejection (JoUR), an international, multidisciplinary journal that solicits work in all kinds, from scientific articles to visual art, that although being ‘published’ since 2009, has yet to publish a single article. Please reject me: a survivor’s guide to ‘publish or perish’ http://theconversation.edu.au/please-reject-me-a-survivors-guide-to-publish-or-perish-1278
And the journal itself: JoUR: Journal of Universal Rejection http://www.universalrejection.org/