AIMS is a community of practice for agricultural information management practitioners worldwide. The strength of AIMS lies in its two fold ability. Firstly, that it is the portal of choice providing information about standards, technology and good practices in the context of Open Access and Open Data. Secondly, that it a true community where members collaborate and share their experiences, ask questions through blogs, news items and discussions. The primary aim to get news and updates about information management in agricultural research and also to review various approaches that AIMS Community members can interact with AIMS – this include how to receive news, how to subscribe to content, how to share news items and join discussion groups. The AIMS taxonomy and the platform capabilities for doing such will be reviewed. Why not make a date and find out how you can participate.