API Explorer

FAST API

Description
Developer access to OCLC's Faceted Application of Subject Terminologies (FAST) subject headings data.
Base URL
http://{fast.oclc.org | id.worldcat.org | experimental.worldcat.org}
API Resource & Methods Description Path HTTP Method
assignFAST
search Provides auto-suggest style searching of the FAST subject heading data set. Base url: http://id.worldcat.org /searchfast/fastsuggest?&query=[query]&queryIndex=[queryIndex]&queryReturn=[queryReturn]&suggest=autosuggest&rows=[numRows]&callback=[callbackFunction] GET
LinkedData
Read Access to FAST linked data. Base url: http://id.worldcat.org /fast/{identifier}/{format} GET
Autosuggest Access to Autosuggest linked data. Base url: http://fast.oclc.org /searchfast/fastsuggest?query={query}&fl={facet}&rows={rows}&wt=json&json.wrf={callback} GET
SRUSearch SRU access to FAST linked data. Base url: http://id.worldcat.org /fast/search?query=cql.any+all+%22{query}%22&httpAccept={httpAccept}&maximumRecords={rows}&startRecord={startRecord}&sortKey={sortKey} GET
mapFAST
Search This Web Service provides a list of FAST Geographic or Event Subject Headings that are near a given coordinate, ranked by distance from the requested point. Base url: http://experimental.worldcat.org /mapfast/services?geo={latitude},{longitude};crs=wgs84&mq=&sortby=distance&max-results={maxResults} GET