Planned downtime for WorldCat Identities, xID services to upgrade storage capacity

On Sunday, July 10 there will be a scheduled service downtime for a number of OCLC services from 1:00 am until at least 6:00 am and, at most, 11:00 am (U.S. Eastern Time). We apologize for any inconvenience this causes. We need to take the following services off-line in order to upgrade the storage systems and capacity for all OCLC services. During this time, the following services will be unavailable:

· OCLC Platform

· WorldCat Identities

· xISSN and xISBN

Many others will also be unavailable:
· ArchiveGrid

· Connexion

· Cover art display in and WorldCat Local

· Mobile-optimized views of WorldCat Local

· Digital Archive

· FirstSearch

· FTP services

· OCLC Usage Statistics

· WebDewey

· WorldCat Collection Analysis

· WorldCat Digital Collection Gateway

· WorldCat Resource Sharing

· WorldCat Selection

This event is part of ongoing upgrades that OCLC undertakes in order to improve services for all member libraries. Again, we apologize for the disruption. We are working to minimize outages in the future, and upgrades such as this will help us provide better, more robust service going forward.
If you have any questions about these events, please don’t hesitate to contact Customer Service at 1-800-848-5800 (toll-free, U.S.) or +1-614-793-8682, or send an e-mail.