Most of our traditional visitors noticed that AIMS changed in the last two weeks, with a new revamped platform.The new interface is an output of strategic, technical and user experience debates and plans curved months ago leading to this release. AIMS has been migrated from Drupal 6 to Drupal 7, besides this migration a conceptual change has been adopted. Currently, the VEST Directory (formely VEST Registry) becomes the backbone taxonomy linking into other taxonomies and repositories (such as AIMS Youtube, E-LIS etc). Most importantly the look and feel of the website matches closely the CIARD Website, in due course this will be explained.
AIMS technical developers presented the following presentation that details the reasons and technical improvements done, including future plans.