OPAC 2 Implementation Group

Task List




Emily and Ellen: Indexing Subgroup

Ellen and Denise: Location Subgroup


OPAC Consultants:

Judy Parker and Carol Jones (Circ)

Sue Lorimer and Karen Reardon (FDC)


Support Group is BAG (Nicole Bouche, Chair)

MMG Liaison: Alan Solomon

Data Migration Mgt Group Liaison: Kalee Sprague

Training Team Liaisons: Penny Welbourne and Judy Spak


Basic Screen:


Index Decisions: Title, Journal Title, Author, Author/Composer (Sorted by title), Keyword, Subject, Call number, Ranked Keyword, Command


# per page: 10 [ 25, 50]


Quick Limits: None, English, Journals, Last 10 years, Manuscripts, Musical Scores, Sound Recordings, Video Recordings

Include Penn's explanation of Search Limits

Investigate how MSS is identified


Message for no Hits:


Guide/Help screens


Design Results Screen: (opac.ini file decisions)

Set Search Limits (Remember that these limits only work with Title, Publication Date, and Keyword in a Basic Search. Search Limits do not apply to Author, Subject or Call Number searches.)


Date of Publication:

Library Location: (bldgs not virtual collections)

Item Type:

Complex Keyword Search:

Keyword Anywhere, Title, Author/Creator (1xx, 7xx), Subject, ISBN/ISSN, Publisher/ Place/ Date (260), Form/Genre (655, ATT), Local Subject (69x), Notes (5xx)


Comparison of MARC tags indexed by search type available on Excel spreadsheet (OPAC2indexes.xls)


Course Reserves:


Name those Buttons:


Patron Info



Interlibrary Loan

Library Home Page

End Session


Other Links at the Bottom of each search screen:


E-mail: Reference question? | Problem Connecting? | Comments?

Phone: Reference Desks: Directory | Circulation Desks: Directory


Design/Colors (Basically the new Orbis screen) Begin working with FD rep (Andy Shimp), Audrey and designer in late January 2002


Design Results Screens:


Wording for Circulation statuses

Holdings Displays: None, some, lots

Column headings


MARC content:


Record Display

Record printing


Print / Email options


Request Screens


Patron Information Screens


w/ Systems Group authorize NETID

w/ Circulation Group

Authentication NETID


Edit Voyager files:


/local or /Z39.50 /help cgi-bin

Opac.ini *.htm files webvoyage

Limits.ini help related *files



Display.cfg /images /thumbnails

Request.cfg graphics avi, mov, mpg,pdf,txt,url.jpg

Email.cfg .gif



Error, message, and warning .htm files


What, if any, work needs to be done with the LSF interface


Publicity / Training for Readers


Instructions to users about searching our OPAC using EndNote


TELNET version ??


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erc/orbis2/tasklist 1/4/2002