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About WorldCat Entities

Find an overview of WorldCat Entities.


WorldCat Entities facilitates the creation of easily accessible authoritative descriptions of works and persons. Use the search box on to find and view WorldCat Person and Work Entities. Browse through different languages and explore the way each entity links to other external vocabularies and authority files for further context.


  • Search for and retrieve WorldCat Entity results
  • Customize the language of the UI
  • View detailed entity information
  • Easily and quickly copy the universal resource identifier (URI) of any entity 
  • Navigate from an entity to related entities