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TOPIC: Loading MARC Records (Especially in 7.7!)

Loading MARC Records (Especially in 7.7!) 4 months 2 days ago #670

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Hello! As a reminder, corrected MARC records are available for download from the Documents section of the main menu here (or directly at: MARC Records).

While we recommend that all users load our version of the records, instead of the ones available directly from NLS, this is especially important for libraries using version 7.7!

Our version contains a number of corrections to NLS' sometimes-inconsistent cataloging, but more critically, they are formatted to allow special characters (such as diacritics) to load correctly into KLAS.

We are working with NLS so that their files will handle UTF-8 characters (the character set used in v7.7) correctly from the start, but until that is all worked out, please ONLY load the files available from us! This will keep your catalog module clean and your OPAC looking good B)

If you have any questions about the MARC records, how to load them, or the differences between the NLS-direct records and our corrected versions, please let us know!

(PS: not sure what the different files include? Check this post from last year: Are your records up-to-date?)
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