LC's Name authority file (personal names and now adding corporate names) has been available for several years on the Web as part of VIAF (see viaf.org) - Barbara Tillett
From: Authorities and Vocabularies Service Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Tom Morris
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Subject: [ID.LOC.GOV] When will authors be available online (linked data or bulk download)?
I asked this question back in May:
On Fri, May 28, 2010 at 2:21 PM, Tom Morris <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Is there a timetable for when the remaining authority files will be
> converted and accessible on the internet? I'm particularly interested
> in authors (ie part of the name authority file).
Ed Summers suggested this list as a good place to ask, but perhaps there's a better venue?
I'd be interested in either a crawlable version online or bulk downloads, whichever is going to appear sooner.