Entity Search API

Search for identifiers in WorldCat® Entities that match existing descriptive metadata.

  • Status: Production
  • Sandbox access: No

What you get

The Entity Search API allows you to search WorldCat Entities to find identifiers that match descriptive text (strings).   

This API is included with an OCLC Meridian® subscription 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
  • PID Lookup API
  • Entity Changes API

WorldCat Entities APIs available as add-ons to an OCLC Meridian subscription:

  • Entity Connections API
  • Entity Query API

Who can use it

  • OCLC Meridian subscribers