Entity Query API

Use extensive, rich linked data elements for research and analysis. 

  • Status: Production
  • Sandbox access: No

What you get

The Entity Query API allows developers and researchers to query the entire WorldCat® Entities dataset to surface connections, comparisons, relationships, and trends that can inform both research and strategic analysis.

This API is available to OCLC Meridian® subscribers as an add-on and is part of a suite of WorldCat Entities APIs that enables a variety of functions for creating, managing, and analyzing entity data. Other APIs in the set include:

  • Entity Management API
  • Entity Search API
  • PID Lookup API
  • Entity Changes API

Additional WorldCat Entities API available in the add-on package for OCLC Meridian subscription:

  • Entity Connections API

Who can use it

  • OCLC Meridian subscribers as an add-on