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Why am I receiving an error when I try and access the WC Search API v2 using our V1 key?

Applies to
  • WorldCat Discovery
  • WorldCat Search API
Answer

In v1, you put your key into the end of a URL:

https://americas.discovery.api.oclc.org/worldcat/search/v2/bibs/41266045?wskey=OUR_VALID_KEY

In v2, you will need to use an access token. You can obtain one by following the directions on the OCLC Developer Network Access Tokens page.

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