Publish or Perish on Microsoft Windows
The Windows version of Publish or Perish is available for downloading by using the link below. The download package contains an installer for Microsoft Windows and is digitally signed by Tarma Software Research Pty Ltd.
Note: The Publish or Perish software installer does not require administrator rights. You can install the Publish or Perish software on your computer even as a non-privileged user.
If you are using the Publish or Perish software in one of your research articles or otherwise want to refer to it, please use the following format:
Harzing, A.W. (2007) Publish or Perish, available from http://www.harzing.com/pop.htm
A 15-minute audio & slide presentation on citation analysis and Publish or Perish can be found on slideshare.
An excellent guide to Publish or Perish was produced by Stephanie Ow, librarian at the National Institute of Education Singapore. It is based on the PoP helpfile and the Publish or Perish Book, but in addition has lots of annotated screenshots to illustrate author and journals searches, as well as copying and exporting of results.
Publish or Perish is provided courtesy of Harzing.com. It is free for personal non-profit use; please refer to the End User License Agreement for the full licensing terms and conditions.
1. Check that your computer meets the following minimum system requirements:
- Windows XP, 2003, Vista, 7, 8, including x64 and Server editions.
- Some memory (enough to run the operating system, not much more).
- Some hard disk space (ditto).
- An Internet connection.
2. Download the Publish or Perish software installer from the Harzing.com web site:
Version 4.4.8 - 22 November 2013 - What's new?
3. Start the PoPSetup.exe installer by double-clicking on the file that you just downloaded. On most systems, a security warning dialog box will now appear that looks like one of the following.
Click Run or Continue or Yes after you have verified that the publisher's name is Tarma Software Research Pty Ltd.
4. The installer will now start. Follow the instructions on the screen to confirm your acceptance of the license agreement and to install the Publish or Perish software on your computer.
Note: If you have an earlier version of Publish or Perish on your computer, it will be automatically removed before the new version is installed. Your queries are preserved during the upgrade process.
5. After installation is complete, you can start Publish or Perish through the Windows Start menu: click on the Start menu button, then All Programs, then Publish or Perish 3.
6. If you ever need to remove the Publish or Perish software from your system, use the Add/Remove Programs control panel.