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Connexion Client 1.30 for Multiscripts Cataloging

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  1. Connexion Client 1.30 for Multiscripts Cataloging CJK User Group Meeting, Chicago April 2, 2005 David Whitehair and Hisako Kotaka OCLC, Inc.

  2. Agenda • Introduction to migration • Overview of Connexion client • How to get started • Demos

  3. Retiring cataloging interfaces • Passport for Cataloging • Cataloging Micro Enhancer (CatME) • English and Spanish versions • CJK software • Arabic software

  4. Cataloging activities consolidated in Connexion • Connexion browser • Passport functionality, except macros • CatExpress copy cataloging • Connexion client • Includes functionality from Passport, including macros, CatME (English and Spanish) • CJK and Arabic

  5. Why consolidate cataloging in Connexion? • Simplify training and use • OCLC can add features, or introduce new services, to the widest possible group of users all at once • Help keep costs of information low

  6. WorldCat search enhancements • New indexing • Full Boolean operators • Browse many indexes (not limited to title) • Phrase and keyword indexes • Keyword searching of CJK script data • No derived CJK indexing • New interface • New search screen layout • Multiple terms per intake box • Command line: all indexes except derived and ISBN require index label

  7. Connexion clientSearch screen

  8. Connexion clientCJK WorldCat search

  9. Connexion clientCJK WorldCat brief list

  10. WorldCat Unicode with MARC-8 scope • EACC for CJK records • Updated from v. 2.1 to v. 4.0 • Not all Unicode 4.0 “Han” scripts supported • Validation of Unicode vs. EACC mapping

  11. Connexion clientFast access to actions

  12. Connexion clientImproved bib save file

  13. Connexion clientLocal file capability

  14. Connexion clientBatch processing

  15. Future features • Expected in client 1.40 (June) • Local accessions list • MARC record local validation features • Future • Launch default Web browser

  16. CJK features not re-implemented • CJK unique search labels: vp, vt, vc, at • Replaced with keyword searching in many additional indexes • CJK card printing • Auto-transliteration of Chinese text into pinyin data string • CJK Electronic Dictionary

  17. Client installation • Download from Connexion Web site • Use current authorization number & password • Installation includes Microsoft .NET Framework and MDAC (Microsoft Data Access Component) • CJK users must install ME IME for C, J, and/or K or another Unicode editor • Arial Unicode MS font recommended

  18. Client setup

  19. www.oclc.org/connexion/ • Download client 1.30 software • Review Connexion features for CatME and CJK users • www.oclc.org/connexion/migrating/feature/featuresforcatme.htm • View client tutorials • www.oclc.org/support/training/connexion/client/tutorial • Read and print documentation

  20. QUESTIONS and DEMOS