Perhaps theWWW::Babelfish module helps. It seems to support connecting to the 
Google and Yahoo services as well. Haven't tried it but seems interesting:


From: Eileen Pinto [] 
Sent: donderdag 26 februari 2015 23:29
Subject: Options for translating languages within perl scripts


I've been tasked with massaging a large batch of French-language MARC records 
from a vendor.  Aside from the usual MARC field manipulation/cleanup we usually 
do with perl, I've been asked to run the 520 field through a translation 
routine/API, etc. to convert (possibly crudely) from French to English.  I 
thought that Babelfish or might be 
options, but Babelfish appears to be dead, and when I clicked to get the 
required key for the yandex API, the link led to a dead end.  

Is anyone incorporating POST queries or other methods to translate fields in 
MARC records?  I'd appreciate any leads or pointers.

Thanks in advance,

Eileen Pinto
Library Systems Office
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA  94720-6000

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