On Thursday, August 27, 2020, OCLC expects to install changes to WorldCat Validation, including the following new features and enhancements:

The following bug fixes will also be included:

These enhancements and fixes are the result of announcements of new MARC elements and codes by the Library of Congress as well as feedback and requests from members of the OCLC cooperative.

See the WorldCat Validation Release Notes, August 2020 at for more details of the changes that we hope to install on Thursday, August 27, 2020.

Please forgive any duplication of this message.

Stay well.



Jay Weitz

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