WorldCat API

My colleagues Roy Tennant and Bruce Washburn have invested significant effort into the WorldCat API effort, and now it’s out (Roy has been so busy, he hasn’t had time to blog about it here!). The API is available to all OCLC member libraries that maintain a cataloging subscription.

The API was announced earlier this month and the amazing Mark Matienzo has already rolled up his sleeves and put out a “pre-pre-alpha Python module.” Talk about grabbing the snake by the tail….

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