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29 August 2016, 01:04 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]
Scheduled: OCLC ISO ILL Maintenance
AFFECTED SERVICES: VDX, WorldCat Navigator, ISOL ILL
CREATED: 29 August 2016, 12:51 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]
Please be advised that OCLC's ISO Interlibrary Loan database and associated services will be unavailable on Monday, 29 August 2016, from 6 pm until 5 am Eastern Daylight Time (US).
This is a regular maintenance update to system infrastructure.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
18 August 2016, 04:35 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]
Scheduled: EMEA WorldShare Management Services Maintenance
AFFECTED SERVICES: WorldShare Management Services
CREATED: 18 August 2016, 04:35 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]
Scheduled maintenance 16-17 September to impact OCLC services in EMEA
OCLC WorldShare Management Services will be unavailable to users in EMEA so that we can complete disaster recovery work over the following times:
- In mainland Europe: From 20:00 (CEST) Friday, 16 September to 10:00 (CEST) Saturday, 17 September
- In the United Kingdom 19:00 (BST) Friday, 16 September to 09:00 (BST) Saturday, 17 September
Note that WMS Libraries operating 24/7 can continue circulation activities using the offline circulation client as appropriate. See Offline Circulation Client for more information. This maintenance will not affect patrons' ability to access and search within WorldCat Local and WorldCat Discovery.
You may recall that, in June, we transitioned to new hardware and software in the EMEA data centre in Amsterdam. As a follow-up to that work, we are planning a disaster recovery exercise in September. This scheduled maintenance activity will ensure that we can bring OCLC services for EMEA up from another location in the unlikely event of a full data centre loss.
While we schedule maintenance events to occur during slower times for many of our member libraries, we understand that these events still impact many. We apologise in advance for any disruption to you and your users.
As always, you can view system activities and schedules on our System Alerts page on the OCLC website. These will include the details on the impacted list of Services, which include: WorldShare Management Services (WMS) solutions: Acquisitions, Circulation, Worldshare ILL, WorldShare License Manager, Metadata and WorldShare Reporting.
Please contact your local customer support team if you have any questions about these upcoming events.
Thank you for your continued support. This critical work will advance our service delivery for years to come so that together we can better meet library usersâ€™ increasing expectations.
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