In April, there were 19,489 Expert Community Experiment replaces (up from 18,910 in March). Activity since the start of the Experiment now totals 44,215 records replaced. There were 1025 institutions that did at least one replace in April. Individual institution numbers ranged from 1 institution doing more than 500 replaces and 5 institutions doing more that 400 replaces to 287 institutions doing 1 replace each.
Here are the number for the other types of replaces during the same time
Database Enrichment: 19,250Minimal-Level Upgrade: 14,568Congratulations and thank you to all who have participated in the Experiment thus far. If you haven't yet tried this expanded capability to upgrade and enrich master records, take a look at the Experiment Guidelines and FAQ and give it a try.
Enhance Regular: 14,705Enhance National: 3,323CONSER Authentication: 1,547CONSER Maintenance: 6,010
Friday, May 15, 2009
News from OCLC about the Expert Community Experiment. Seems like it is working just fine.