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  • Upcoming Changes to WMS Acquisitions API

    The WMS Acquisitions API is undergoing backwards incompatible changes in the upcoming July install tentatively scheduled for 7/24/2016.

  • xID Retirement Delayed

    The retirement of the xID product will be delayed.

  • VIAF Auto Suggest API Service Restored

    The VIAF Auto Suggest API is currently experiencing an unplanned outage

  • Change to FAST Service

    The original search interface for FAST will be retired on 31 March 2016.

  • Update to WorldCat Metadata API

    The latest release of the WorldCat Metadata API includes new operations for validating records.

  • Change to xID Services

    xID product including xISBN, xISSN, and xOCLCNum will be retired March 15, 2016.

  • December 2 FAST System Maintenance

    On Wednesday, 2 December 2015, there will be a brief scheduled service downtime for all experimental FAST  
    Web services from 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm EST (-5 GMT).

  • Change to Terminology Services

    OCLC Research will be ending support for the Terminology Services prototype on 20 November 2015.


  • November 8 System Maintenance

    Scheduled maintenance affecting WSKey will occur on 11/8/2015 from 9pm to 10:00 pm EST.

  • WSKey Management interface System Maintenence

    WSKey Management interface System Maintenence will occur on 9/17/2015 from 9pm to 9:30pm EDT.