Model Collaboration: University Library System and Rehabilitation Research Team to Advance Telepractice Knowledge

Abstract

This Publisher’s Report describes the collaboration between a university library system’s scholarly communication and publishing office and a federally funded research team, the Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center (RERC) on Telerehabilitation. This novel interdisciplinary collaboration engages librarians, information technologists, publishing professionals, clinicians, policy experts, and engineers and has produced a new Open Access journal, International Journal of Telerehabilitation, and a developing, interactive web-based product dedicated to disseminating information about telerehabilitation.  Readership statistics are presented for March 1, 2011 - February 29, 2012.

  

Author Biographies

Timothy S. Deliyannides, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Timothy S. Deliyannides is Director, Office of Scholarly Communication and Publishing and Head, Information Technology, University Library System, University of Pittsburgh.                   

Vanessa E. Gabler, University of Pittsburgh

Vanessa Gabler is Electronic Publications Associate, Office of Scholarly Communication University Library System, University of Pittsburgh                   

Published
2012-06-06
How to Cite
Deliyannides, T. S., & Gabler, V. E. (2012). Model Collaboration: University Library System and Rehabilitation Research Team to Advance Telepractice Knowledge. International Journal of Telerehabilitation, 4(1), 7–14. https://doi.org/10.5195/ijt.2012.6090
Section
Publisher's Report