The WorldCat Identities Network uses the WorldCat Identities Web Service and the WorldCat Search API to create an interactive Related Identity Network Map for each Identity in the WorldCat Identities database. The Identity Maps can be used to explore the interconnectivity between WorldCat Identities.
WorldCat Identities creates a summary page for every name in WorldCat, including people, things (e.g., the Titanic), fictitious characters (e.g., Harry Potter), and corporations (e.g., IBM).
This application was developed primarily by JD Shipengrover, Senior Web & User Interface Designer, and Senior Software Engineer Jeremy Browning.
The prototype is available from the WorldCat Identities Network activity page.
WorldCat Identities Network activity page
WorldCat Identities Network prototype
WorldCat Identities (descriptive article)
WorldCat Identities API landing page (technical information)
WorldCat Search API landing page (technical information)