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What is the "Field Encoding" field when I upload a Local Collection in EBSCOadmin?

The Field Encoding field is a field in EBSCOadmin when uploading a local collection file and denotes the encoding of the text file you are using.

See the following list for all supported codes.

Note: An asterisk in the last column indicates that the code page is natively supported by the .NET Framework, regardless of the underlying platform.

Name Display Name Code Page      
IBM037 IBM EBCDIC (US-Canada) 37  
IBM437 OEM United States 437  
IBM500 IBM EBCDIC (International) 500  
ASMO-708 Arabic (ASMO 708) 708  
DOS-720 Arabic (DOS) 720  
ibm737 Greek (DOS) 737  
ibm775 Baltic (DOS) 775  
ibm850 Western European (DOS) 850  
ibm852 Central European (DOS) 852  
IBM855 OEM Cyrillic 855  
ibm857 Turkish (DOS) 857  
IBM00858 OEM Multilingual Latin I 858  
IBM860 Portuguese (DOS) 860  
ibm861 Icelandic (DOS) 861  
DOS-862 Hebrew (DOS) 862  
IBM863 French Canadian (DOS) 863  
IBM864 Arabic (864) 864  
IBM865 Nordic (DOS) 865  
cp866 Cyrillic (DOS) 866  
ibm869 Greek, Modern (DOS) 869  
IBM870 IBM EBCDIC (Multilingual Latin-2) 870  
windows-874 Thai (Windows) 874  
cp875 IBM EBCDIC (Greek Modern) 875  
shift_jis Japanese (Shift-JIS) 932  
gb2312 Chinese Simplified (GB2312) 936 *
ks_c_5601-1987 Korean 949  
big5 Chinese Traditional (Big5) 950  
IBM1026 IBM EBCDIC (Turkish Latin-5) 1026  
IBM01047 IBM Latin-1 1047  
IBM01140 IBM EBCDIC (US-Canada-Euro) 1140  
IBM01141 IBM EBCDIC (Germany-Euro) 1141  
IBM01142 IBM EBCDIC (Denmark-Norway-Euro) 1142  
IBM01143 IBM EBCDIC (Finland-Sweden-Euro) 1143  
IBM01144 IBM EBCDIC (Italy-Euro) 1144  
IBM01145 IBM EBCDIC (Spain-Euro) 1145  
IBM01146 IBM EBCDIC (UK-Euro) 1146  
IBM01147 IBM EBCDIC (France-Euro) 1147  
IBM01148 IBM EBCDIC (International-Euro) 1148  
IBM01149 IBM EBCDIC (Icelandic-Euro) 1149  
utf-16 Unicode 1200 *
unicodeFFFE Unicode (Big endian) 1201 *
windows-1250 Central European (Windows) 1250  
windows-1251 Cyrillic (Windows) 1251  
Windows-1252 Western European (Windows) 1252 *
windows-1253 Greek (Windows) 1253  
windows-1254 Turkish (Windows) 1254  
windows-1255 Hebrew (Windows) 1255  
windows-1256 Arabic (Windows) 1256  
windows-1257 Baltic (Windows) 1257  
windows-1258 Vietnamese (Windows) 1258  
Johab Korean (Johab) 1361  
macintosh Western European (Mac) 10000  
x-mac-japanese Japanese (Mac) 10001  
x-mac-chinesetrad Chinese Traditional (Mac) 10002  
x-mac-korean Korean (Mac) 10003 *
x-mac-arabic Arabic (Mac) 10004  
x-mac-hebrew Hebrew (Mac) 10005  
x-mac-greek Greek (Mac) 10006  
x-mac-cyrillic Cyrillic (Mac) 10007  
x-mac-chinesesimp Chinese Simplified (Mac) 10008 *
x-mac-romanian Romanian (Mac) 10010  
x-mac-ukrainian Ukrainian (Mac) 10017  
x-mac-thai Thai (Mac) 10021  
x-mac-ce Central European (Mac) 10029  
x-mac-icelandic Icelandic (Mac) 10079  
x-mac-turkish Turkish (Mac) 10081  
x-mac-croatian Croatian (Mac) 10082  
utf-32 Unicode (UTF-32) 12000 *
utf-32BE Unicode (UTF-32 Big endian) 12001 *
x-Chinese-CNS Chinese Traditional (CNS) 20000  
x-cp20001 TCA Taiwan 20001  
x-Chinese-Eten Chinese Traditional (Eten) 20002  
x-cp20003 IBM5550 Taiwan 20003  
x-cp20004 TeleText Taiwan 20004  
x-cp20005 Wang Taiwan 20005  
x-IA5 Western European (IA5) 20105  
x-IA5-German German (IA5) 20106  
x-IA5-Swedish Swedish (IA5) 20107  
x-IA5-Norwegian Norwegian (IA5) 20108  
us-ascii US-ASCII 20127 *
x-cp20261 T.61 20261  
x-cp20269 ISO-6937 20269  
IBM273 IBM EBCDIC (Germany) 20273  
IBM277 IBM EBCDIC (Denmark-Norway) 20277  
IBM278 IBM EBCDIC (Finland-Sweden) 20278  
IBM280 IBM EBCDIC (Italy) 20280  
IBM284 IBM EBCDIC (Spain) 20284  
IBM285 IBM EBCDIC (UK) 20285  
IBM290 IBM EBCDIC (Japanese katakana) 20290  
IBM297 IBM EBCDIC (France) 20297  
IBM420 IBM EBCDIC (Arabic) 20420  
IBM423 IBM EBCDIC (Greek) 20423  
IBM424 IBM EBCDIC (Hebrew) 20424  
x-EBCDIC-KoreanExtended IBM EBCDIC (Korean Extended) 20833  
IBM-Thai IBM EBCDIC (Thai) 20838  
koi8-r Cyrillic (KOI8-R) 20866  
IBM871 IBM EBCDIC (Icelandic) 20871  
IBM880 IBM EBCDIC (Cyrillic Russian) 20880  
IBM905 IBM EBCDIC (Turkish) 20905  
IBM00924 IBM Latin-1 20924  
EUC-JP Japanese (JIS 0208-1990 and 0212-1990) 20932  
x-cp20936 Chinese Simplified (GB2312-80) 20936 *
x-cp20949 Korean Wansung 20949 *
cp1025 IBM EBCDIC (Cyrillic Serbian-Bulgarian) 21025  
koi8-u Cyrillic (KOI8-U) 21866  
iso-8859-1 Western European (ISO) 28591 *
iso-8859-2 Central European (ISO) 28592  
iso-8859-3 Latin 3 (ISO) 28593  
iso-8859-4 Baltic (ISO) 28594  
iso-8859-5 Cyrillic (ISO) 28595  
iso-8859-6 Arabic (ISO) 28596  
iso-8859-7 Greek (ISO) 28597  
iso-8859-8 Hebrew (ISO-Visual) 28598 *
iso-8859-9 Turkish (ISO) 28599  
iso-8859-13 Estonian (ISO) 28603  
iso-8859-15 Latin 9 (ISO) 28605  
x-Europa Europa 29001  
iso-8859-8-i Hebrew (ISO-Logical) 38598 *
iso-2022-jp Japanese (JIS) 50220 *
csISO2022JP Japanese (JIS-Allow 1 byte Kana) 50221 *
iso-2022-jp Japanese (JIS-Allow 1 byte Kana - SO/SI) 50222 *
iso-2022-kr Korean (ISO) 50225 *
x-cp50227 Chinese Simplified (ISO-2022) 50227 *
euc-jp Japanese (EUC) 51932 *
EUC-CN Chinese Simplified (EUC) 51936 *
euc-kr Korean (EUC) 51949 *
hz-gb-2312 Chinese Simplified (HZ) 52936 *
GB18030 Chinese Simplified (GB18030) 54936 *
x-iscii-de ISCII Devanagari 57002 *
x-iscii-be ISCII Bengali 57003 *
x-iscii-ta ISCII Tamil 57004 *
x-iscii-te ISCII Telugu 57005 *
x-iscii-as ISCII Assamese 57006 *
x-iscii-or ISCII Oriya 57007 *
x-iscii-ka ISCII Kannada 57008 *
x-iscii-ma ISCII Malayalam 57009 *
x-iscii-gu ISCII Gujarati 57010 *
x-iscii-pa ISCII Punjabi 57011 *
utf-7 Unicode (UTF-7) 65000 *
utf-8 Unicode (UTF-8) 65001 *