Starting at approximately 8 p.m., EST, on
Friday, May 6 , OCLC will continue
a maintenance process resulting in newly added and revised authority
records being irretrievable via Connexion (both the browser and
This includes not only records contributed by
OCLC NACO participants, but all new and replaced authority records distributed
by the Library of Congress.
To ensure 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 by that time, I will post
updates and alerts to the appropriate listservs.
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 completed.
We sincerely regret the inconvenience
for NACO participants.
Please feel free to contact
me directly with any questions or
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