I have a need to integrate the LCSH terms into a web form that uses
auto-suggest to control the vocabulary. Is this technically possible with
the id.loc.gov service? I can curl a specific id to view the rdf, but I
would need to know the specifics of the search index on the site to feed the
auto-suggest. For example, when the user types "va" in the box, the results
should filter all subject headings that begin with "va."
I can certainly accomplish this by indexing the ~400 meg XML file into solr
and use TermsComponent to filter terms dynamically as the user types, but
I'd rather use the LOC's service if possible.
So my question is: has anyone successfully done this before in the way I
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