The purpose of the WorldCat Knowledge Base API is to provide a read-only service for resource discovery purposes. For example, the current implementation answers the questions:
The WorldCat Knowledge Base API is currently accessable using two services:
Please use the following links to see the response details for each available service:
The WorldCat Knowledge Base API requires the use of a WSKey as a means of authentication.
To obtain a WSKey for access to the WorldCat Knowledge Base API, send a request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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