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WorldCat Search API

Search for books, videos, or music in the WorldCat database. Responses can include location of the asset at a particular library, with a link. Optionally get the response in a citation format that you need, such as APA or MLA.

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WorldCat Search: Highlights

Summary
Library data access
Category
Reference
Tags
Protocols
REST
Data Formats
RSS, Atom, MARC XML, Dublin Core
API home
http://oclc.org/developer/services/WCAPI 
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13 APIs by OCLC

WorldCat Search: Specifications

Functionality

Client Install Required
No  
Service Endpoint
http://www.worldcat.org/webservices/catalog/s ...

Signup and Licensing

Signup Requirements
Certain libraries can use this or Your users that you know have access  
Developer Key Required
Yes  
Account Required
Yes  
Commercial Licensing
 
Provider
worldcat.org  
Company
OCLC  
Managed By
OCLC  
Non-Commercial Lic.
 
Data Licensing
 
Usage Fees
None  
Program Fees
 
Certification Program
 
Usage Limits
None specified 
Terms of Service
Terms of service 

Security

Authentication Model
API Key 
SSL Support
No 
Read-only Without Login
No 

Support

Vendor API Kits
Numerous samples 
Community API Kits
 
API Blog
 
Site Blog
 
API Forum
 
Developer Support
via email to wc-devnet-l @oclc.org. Subscribe: here 
Console URL
 

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