[Yazlist] marc8 to UTF8 conversion

Stefano Bargioni bargioni at pusc.it
Fri Sep 19 09:40:10 CEST 2008

Dario, which is the minimum Perl version required?
Thanks a lot. Stefano

On Sep 19, 2008, at 09:16 , Dario Rigolin wrote:

> On Thursday 18 September 2008 21:44:18 Adam Dickmeiss wrote:
>> Lamon Jean-Pierre wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> I’m coming with another conversion problem from MARC8 to UTF8  
>>> reported
>>> by the Library network of Western Switzerland (RERO).
>>> I’ve tried with many yaz3.dll versions. It’s about ligatures.
>> I'm not an expert either.. But you might post the original MARC-8
>> content or how to retrieve the original MARC records (in MARC-8).
> This is the perl script I use to convert a marc/unimarc record in  
> iso format
> encoded with an 8bit charset into utf8 encoded iso2709 record.
> This is working for me moving records iso2709 unimarc from  
> iso8859-1 to utf-8.
> Usage:
>   perl marc-to-utf8.pl filename > outputfilename
> MARC::Record 2.0 is needed to do that.
> I hope this helps.
> -- 
> Dario Rigolin
> Technical Director
> Comperio srl <marc-to-utf8.pl>

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