To all OCLC NACO participants:
Due to changes in the OCLC Connexion authorities update processing, updating of authority records will not be available for November 24 and 25.
What does this mean?  It means that if you add or replace an authority record in Connexion yesterday, today or early tomorrow, the record will be added or replaced in the OCLC Authority File and available via OCLC Passport; however, the record will not be added or replaced in the Connexion Authority File immediately.  You should get the message: The record was replaced (or added) in the OCLC Authority File, but an error occurred when replacing  (or adding) it in the Connexion Authority File.
Therefore, if you normally control headings during your Connexion workflow, any new authority records that you have added will be unavailable for controlling headings on bibliographic records.  Authority records that you have been replaced may still be used to control headings.
All Connexion authority updates should be applied by Wednesday, November 26, once processing commences.  You will be informed about updating progress on Wednesday morning.  If you have any questions, please let me know.  Thank you for your patience,
Susan Westberg
Senior Product Manager
Production Management Division
Toll-free phone: 800-848-5978 (USA and Canada only)
Direct phone: 614-761-5079
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