Want to compose an email in Chinese characters? All computers in the Perkins Library system allow you to input information in foreign scripts using an Input Method Editor (IME). 

Change a language:

  • Find the "EN" button on the right side of the toolbar, located at the bottom of the screen. 
  • Click on the button, and choose a language from the pop-up menu.
  • Click "Show the Language Bar" for further options.
  • For some languages, multiple script or input styles are supported (Han/Eng in Korean, simplified/traditional Chinese, etc.)
  • For help, click the small down arrow on the Language Bar.

Available languages:

  • Arabic (Syria)
  • Azeri (Cyrillic and Latin)
  • Chinese (Taiwan and PRC)
  • Farsi
  • Greek
  • Hebrew
  • Hindi
  • Korean
  • Japanese
  • Russian
  • Turkish
  • Ukrainian