In the course of her Starfleet career, she has received the Sepek Academic Scholarship, the Extended Tour Ribbon with Cluster, the Okuda Award for subspace resistance research and the Daystrom Award for quantum physics.
Ziff was portrayed by an unknown actress.
Ziff's service record was displayed on a monitor screen reading out personnel information. She was named after Betsy Ziff, a friend of René Echevarria. (Star Trek: The Next Generation Companion) Some references appeared to be in-jokes based on the Paramount Pictures television series Cheers.
Omicron Ceti III was depicted in TOS: "This Side of Paradise" as incapable of supporting Human life, which raises the question of whether this personnel file (which was shown during a dream sequence) was entirely accurate. However, it is possible that a way was found to colonize this world by the 24th century, as was the case with a similar world, Archer IV.