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Research Citation Lifespan – II

In a previous post, I made the following point regarding the downside of arbitrarily placing a five year expiration date on research citations: Depending how you look at it, The Five Year Rule either exacerbates or supports the “publish or parish” death march. If research work has a shelf life of five years before its […]

Research Citation Lifespan

Made an interesting discovery recently regarding research citations. Apparently, all research has an expiration date…sort of. As originally presented in my Masters program at CSU Global, citing research older than five years would not be viewed very favorably by the Thesis Committee. Specifically, the professor offered this in the discussion forum: “Always strive to obtain […]

A Return to Blogging

You might think this post would show up as the very first one. But then, you’d be mistaken. Life is sloppy, even when it goes well. I’ve been away from blogging for a little more than three years. The previous experience was an unabashed and fully disclosed experiment, a space for creativity, a “space where […]