In March 2010, the American Journal of Occupational Therapy (AJOT) transitioned to online submission and publication, marking a new stage in the journal’s evolution characterized by greater accessibility and heightened recognition. Although launching AJOT into the virtual world and the Information Age offers far-reaching opportunities for growth and advancement, the profession must continue to strengthen the quality and utility of its literature to meet higher standards. In this editorial, I highlight some of the journal’s achievements in the past year and outline steps needed to promote the profession’s continued growth.

Manuscript submissions have continued to climb over the past several years, reaching 239 in 2009 (for publication in the 2010 volume). With online submission and publication, submissions are predicted to continue to increase. Of the 239 manuscripts submitted in 2009, 74 (30.96%) were accepted, 157 (65.69%) were...

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