The Digital Resource Foundation for the O&P Community (DRFOP) is a non-profit organization with a mission to develop computer-based information resources and communication links for the worldwide orthotics, prosthetics and rehabilitation community. We are currently engaged in two major projects:
O&P/Rehab Humanitarian Database
A searchable online database that connects communities of need with the professionals and organizations that have the resources to help.
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O&P Virtual Library
An online collection of journals, books, reports and archived material related to orthotics and prosthetics, keyword searchable and available at no cost to users worldwide.
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Background on the O&P Virtual Library
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The DRFOP gratefully acknowledges the following inidividuals and organizations for making these projects possible:
- A. Bennett Wilson, Jr, and his widow Jan Wilson, for donating the collection of print materials that are being digitized under the O&P Virtual Library project
- Cheryl Langevin and Century College for their help in preserving, cataloging and digitizing the A. Bennett Wilson Jr. Legacy Collection
- The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons for granting permission to digitize the 2nd edition of the Atlas of Limb Prosthetics
- The Northern Plains Chapter of the American Academy of Orthotists & Prosthetists for funding the digitization of the Atlas of Limb Prosthetics
- oandp.com for donating labor and technical resources for all projects, and increasing accessibility by making them seamlessly available at their O&P portal site
For a more complete list or contributors, visit the Acknowledgements page.
Reasons to get involved with DRFOP
- You are involved with O&P and want to support the advancement of the field
- You will benefit from the O&P Virtual Library and the Humanitarian Database
- DRFOP is a 501(c)3 non profit organization, donations are tax deductible
- Your information, resources, donations and/or volunteer time are critical to success
We need your help to make these projects a success!
Please contact us if you are interested in volunteering or collaborating.
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