Documentation on the web service part of VIAF is up on the OCLC
Developer Network site at -

To get XML back for the query you sent just add &httpAccept=text/xml
on the end of the query.

This will get you XML output. It will look like HTML in your browser,
but if you view source you'll see the XML.


On Wed, Jun 8, 2011 at 9:45 AM, Ethan Gruber <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm assuming someone who works on the VIAF project at OCLC is on the list--
> Are there APIs for querying VIAF?  For example, is it possible to get a
> query response (e.g.
> in XML?  I tried to remove the stylesheet param but there seems to be a
> default.
> Thanks,
> Ethan