Posted on behalf of Becky Dean.
message will be cross-posted to multiple listservs. My apologies in
advance for duplication.
Also, my sincere
apologies to all the NACO participants for not sending a notification message
this past week informing that the system was available.
Following this coming weekend's maintenance, please assume normal activities can
be resumed, and if the processes have not been completed, I will post updates
and alerts to the appropriate listservs.
Starting at approximately 8 p.m., EST, on Friday, April
29 , OCLC
will continue a maintenance process
resulting in newly added and revised authority records being irretrievable via
Connexion (both the browser and client).
not only records contributed by OCLC NACO participants, but all new and replaced
authority records distributed by the Library of Congress.
that no duplicate records are added, OCLC is requesting that all OCLC NACO
participants refrain from adding any new records or revising any existing
records. We anticipate the processes to complete late Sunday evening,
EST. If the processes have not been
completed, I will post updates and alerts to the appropriate
If authority records are added or revised during
that timeframe, they will not be lost, however, they will not be able to be
retrieved and used for controlling until the maintenance process is
regret the inconvenience for NACO
Please feel free to contact me with any questions or
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