Project Overview

The Hispanic American Periodicals Index at UCLA hired Imagistic to reverse engineer their existing back- and front-end system and rebuild the entire application from the ground up.

Imagistic worked with the HAPI to rebuild, from the ground up, their internal / external data management system. The project included reverse-engineering the existing application, clarifying indexing nomenclature, system and user information architecture, graphic design, systems design and application development.

Hispanic American Periodicals Index - Home Page
Hispanic American Periodicals Index - Advanced Search
Hispanic American Periodicals Index - Editor Dashboard
Hispanic American Periodicals Index - Content Management
Hispanic American Periodicals Index - Admin Report
Project Details
  • Reverse-engineered existing application with little documentation to clarify existing business rules.
  • Delivered extensive information architecture, system flow chart, page level wire frames, and functional specifications.
  • Deployed an easy-to-use administration system that enables staff to easily manage their client workflow.
  • Improved admin user-experience streamlining data input and substantially decreasing entry errors.
  • Implemented front-end interface for institutional subscribers around the world.
  • Business Technology Strategy
  • Data / System Migration
  • Business Software Development
  • Custom Software Solution
  • Web Development
  • Project Planning / Management
  • Information Architecture / UX
About HAPI at UCLA
The Hispanic American Periodicals Index (HAPI) provides complete bibliographic citations to the contents of scholarly journals published around the world on Latin America and the Caribbean since 1970. Our coverage includes everything from political, economic, and social issues to the arts and humanities. The database is a nonprofit project of the Latin American Institute, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and is available through annual subscription.