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Transliterate Latin text to non-Latin text

Discover how to transliterate Latin text to non-Latin text from the MARC 21 editor in WorldShare Record Manager.


Record Manager supports the transliteration of Latin text to non-Latin text for all tags, subfields, and controlled links.

  1. From the MARC 21 editor, select the field you want to transliterate.    
  2. From the Edit drop-down menu, select an alphabet from the Transliterate flyout menu. See available non-Latin alphabets below. You can also right-click the selected field to access the Transliterate flyout menu.

The transliterated text appears in a new field above the selected field. The new field and existing field are linked with a bracket.

Available non-Latin alphabets

  • Arabic
  • Belarusian
  • Bulgarian
  • Church Slavic
  • Macedonian
  • Russian
  • Rusyn
  • Serbian
  • Ukranian