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Why is my SIP2 machine not reading non-Latin characters?

  • When scanning items into a SIP2 machine the title shows as question marks
Applies to
  • WorldShare Circulation
  1. Log into Service Configuration and navigate to WMS Circulation> Integrations > SIP2 IP Addresses.
  2. Select the relevant IP address for your SIP2 machine.
  3. Check the settings.
  4. If Character Encoding is set to Default (IBM850) change it to  UTF-8 and click save.

If Character Encoding is already set to UTF-8 contact OCLC Support

Additional information

SIP2 Addresses

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