Hello, Bob.
I think it has something to do specifically with OCLC Connexion; perhaps there is not a Unicode equivalent for Syriac that Connexion recognizes?
I also tried applying Joel Hahn's macro but there is only a macro going from Syriac script into Roman, not vice versa.
Sorry, I'm not being overly helpful here but thought I'd share my thoughts...:-)

On 12/04/2019 09:36, Robert Kusmer wrote:
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OCLC no. 960810461 vernacular title displays as little boxes rather than characters, yet when viewed in WorldCat public interface, and when exported to our local catalog, displays correctly.  Can someone clarify why the display has a problem in Connexion?


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