Non-Roman Final Criteria Document

NUMBER Situation Name: Situation Description: Objective: In Orbis? Rating: Checked? Notes:
  GENERAL:            
1 Priority Languages Indicate during the demo whether your system supports the display, editing and indexing of the following non-roman scripts:   No for all. See below:    
    Chinese     essential    
    Japanese     essential    
    Korean     essential    
    Arabic     essential    
    Hebrew     essential    
    Yiddish     essential    
    Persian     essential    
    Cyrillic languages     important    
    Thai     important    
    Burmese     desireable    
    Khmer     desireable    
               
2 Training Demonstrate help functions related to the display, editing and indexing of non-roman scripts that are available to staff and to the public.   No essential    
               
  CATALOGING: Demonstrate the following for each of the character sets supported:          
               
1 Bi-Directional Input/Display a. Demonstrate support for languages written left to right as well as right to left.   No essential    
               
2   b. Demonstrate input/display capabilities for those languages which are right-aligned such as Hebrew and Arabic.   No essential    
               
3   c. Demonstrate switching to a roman language keyboard when you are working in a vernacular MARC field for a right-aligned language.   No important    
             
4 Keyboard Mapping Demonstrate use of RLIN keyboard mapping for non-roman scripts.   No essential    
NUMBER Situation Name: Situation Description: Objective: In Orbis? Rating: Checked? Notes:
5 Original Cataloging Demonstrate full-level cataloging (a complete record, i.e., bibliographic record, holdings, copies, etc.) using MARC fields supporting Unicode for non-roman scripts.   No essential    
               
6 Searching Demonstrate searching capabilities in your cataloging module for the MARC fields using non-roman language Unicode encoding for the languages listed above.   No essential    
               
7 Display Capabilites Demonstate the display capabilities for your cataloging module for the MARC fields using non-roman language UNICODE encoding for the languages listed above.   No essential    
               
8 Indexing Demonstrate indexing in the vernacular by executing searches for supported languages for the MARC fields listed below:   No See below:    
    1XX     essential    
    2XX     essential    
    4XX     essential    
    500     desireable    
    505     essential    
    6XX - including 600, 610, 611, 630, 651     important    
    7XX     essential    
    8XX     essential    
               
  ACQUISITIONS:            
9 Holdings Display Demonstrate the display capabilities of your acquisitions module for serial and mult-part monograph holdings in non-roman script languages.   No desireable    
               
10 Serial Check-In Records Demonstrate the serial check-in capabilities of your acquisitions module for non-roman scripts.   No desireable    
               
NUMBER Situation Name: Situation Description: Objective: In Orbis? Rating: Checked? Notes:
11 Multi-Part Monograph Check-In Records Demonstrate the multi-part monograph check-in capabilities of your acquisitions module for non-roman scripts.   No desireable    
               
12 Purchase Orders/Bibliographic Info Demonstrate the inclusion of non-roman scripts in the bibliographic information included within purchase orders.   No essential    
               
13 Claims/Bibliographic Info Demonstrate the inclusion of non-roman scripts in the bibliographic information included within claims.   No essential    
               
14 Claims/Claim Statement Demonstrate the inclusion of non-roman scripts in claim statements.   No desireable    
               
  OPAC:            
15 Bibliographic Record Display Demonstrate the display of bibliographic records using Unicode for non-roman scripts.   No essential    
               
16 Keyboard Configuration Demonstrate how the keyboard is configured for each supported script for use by the public.   No essential    
               
17 Searching Demonstrate searching capabilities in your OPAC for the MARC fields using non-roman language Unicode encoding for the languages listed above.   No essential    
               
18 Display Capabilites Demonstate the display capabilities for your OPAC for the fields using non-roman language UNICODE encoding for the languages listed above.   No essential    
               
19 Indexing Demonstrate indexing in the vernacular by executing searches for supported languages.   No essential    
               

Last Updated on 9/25/00
By Rich Richie