> Authors in OL have already been linked to Wikipedia, and Wikipedia has
> been linked to VIAF, and the OCLC number, when present, has been taken
> from the MARC record. Therefore the OL record in some cases already has
> these connections.
It's not just about authors. It's also about the work (+manifestation, +... ), the subject (particularly when the subject is separate work), the publisher, the illustrator, etc, etc.