AOTA Expands Partnership To Relaunch Flagship Journal on Silverchair Platform

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The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) announced today that it is expanding its strategic product development partnership with Silverchair Information Systems (Silverchair) to develop and host its flagship American Journal of Occupational Therapy (AJOT) publication on Silverchair’s SCM6 platform.

"The transition to Silverchair’s natively semantic product development and hosting platform will allow AJOT to deliver a more personalized experience to our readers and enhance discoverability of our articles." - Christine Davis, Director, AOTA Press

The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) announced today that it is expanding its strategic product development partnership with Silverchair Information Systems (Silverchair) to develop and host its flagship American Journal of Occupational Therapy (AJOT) publication on Silverchair’s SCM6 platform. AJOT is the official peer-reviewed journal of AOTA and focuses on research, practice, and health care issues in the field of occupational therapy.

"We are enthusiastic to be expanding our relationship with Silverchair,” said Chris Davis, Director, AOTA Press. "After developing our soon-to-be-released online NBCOT Exam Prep site with Silverchair, we decided to bring AJOT to the SCM6 platform. The transition to Silverchair’s natively semantic product development and hosting platform will allow AJOT to deliver a more personalized experience to our readers and enhance discoverability of our articles.”

“We are delighted to be expanding our partnership with AOTA, the leader in advancing the quality, availability, use, and support of occupational therapy,” said Thane Kerner, Silverchair CEO. "Silverchair's flexible and powerful publishing platform provides the ideal framework for meeting the needs of AOTA’s diverse audience, and we’re pleased that our technology provides the agile product development environment required to support a wide range of AOTA products and publications.”

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About the American Occupational Therapy Association
Founded in 1917, the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) represents the professional interests and concerns of more than 140,000 occupational therapists, assistants, and students nationwide. AOTA educates the public and advances the profession of occupational therapy by providing resources, setting standards, and serving as an advocate to improve health care. Based in Bethesda, MD, AOTA’s major programs and activities are directed toward promoting the professional development of its members and ensuring consumer access to quality services so patients can maximize their potential. See http://www.aota.org/.

About Silverchair Information Systems
Founded in 1993, Silverchair delivers advanced semantic technologies, publishing platforms, and e-learning solutions to scientific, technical, and medical publishers; professional societies; and the federal government. Silverchair is headquartered in Charlottesville, VA. See http://www.silverchair.com.

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