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Publish or Perish - Anne-Wil Harzing Are you applying for tenure, promotion or a new job? Do you want to include evidence of the impact of your research? Is your work cited in journals which are not ISI listed? Then you might want to try Publish or Perish, designed to help individual academics to present their case for research impact to its best advantage. Version: 4.17.0 (18 June 2015) About Publish or Perish Publish or Perish is a software program that retrieves and analyzes academic citations. Total number of papers and total number of citations Average citations per paper, citations per author, papers per author, and citations per year Hirsch's h-index and related parameters Egghe's g-index The contemporary h-index Three variations of individual h-indices The average annual increase in the individual h-index The age-weighted citation rate An analysis of the number of authors per paper. Note: Support for Microsoft Academic Search is still in its early stages and its coverage is more limited than that of Google Scholar.
Flipgrid 21st Century Presentation Literacy How to Feng Shui Your Microsoft Word Tables | Cult of Pedagogy You ever watch one of those organizing shows, where a team of experts comes into someone’s home and de-clutters it? The freshly painted, beautifully tidy rooms just breathe. They feel more vibrant and alive, full of possibility. Practitioners of Feng Shui, the ancient Chinese art of arranging objects in space for better health and good fortune, would say the chi — or energy — flows more freely through these rooms. Feng Shui can be applied to all sorts of spaces, including our documents. For most of us, these documents are created in Microsoft Word. It’s crowded, lacking in balance, overloaded with outdated-looking formatting and colors. Using a few basic design principles — like sufficient white space and consistency in fonts — and a few tools in Microsoft Word, I was able to take that exact same table you see above and turn it into something much cleaner: All the same text from the first table is still there, but it’s set up in a way that’s a lot easier on the eyes.
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