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    Special characters and diacritics appear corrupted in records imported from OCLC Connexion into Alma

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Alma

    Problem Symptoms:
    - In records imported from OCLC Connexion, special characters and diacritics appear to be corrupted.
    - Corrupted special characters and diacritics are replaced by groups of characters that may resemble: "&#241;" or "&#169;" or "<U+fffd>" etc.

    - When Connexion has been configured to export records in MARC-8 Format, Connexion will translate non-MARC-8 characters not Numeric Character Reference (NCR) format.
    - Alma is unable to translate NCR characters in the context of a MARC-8 format record.

    Configure Connexion to export records in UTF-8 format.

    Category: Alma -

    • Article last edited: 3/6/2015