The previous “From the Editor” column (Marfurt et al., 2018) talked about strategies for getting permissions to publish papers. In this column, we are going to address reasons for going through the lengthy and sometimes painful process of publishing. There are clear differences in motivation not only among professionals but also among organizations as they relate to publishing.

Those who work in academic institutions or governments have very strong incentives to publish. Researchers, by frequently publishing in peer-reviewed journals, can demonstrate to their peers and their organizations the quality and success of their work, and their advances in...

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