Converting MARC-8 records to unicode with MARC Report
In this tutorial, the name of the MARC file being converted is 'russian-bibs.mrc'
Start MARC Report and select the MARC file that you want to convert to unicode (UTF-8).
1. Under the Utilities menu, select MARC-to-XML. You should see a screen like the following:
Now click on the 'XML' button:
By default, the program generates an xml filename which is simply the name of the MARC file followed by the '.xml' extension.
In our example, this default filename will be1) :
Click Save; the program will copy your filename into the form, and it should look now like this:
Now click 'Start Conversion'. When the conversion completes, a message will pop-up telling you how many records were converted to XML. Click Ok, then Quit.
2. Under the Utilities menu, select XML-to-MARC. You should see a screen like the following:
Now click the XML button.