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Information Retrieval Methods in Libraries and Information Centers

EO Onwuchekwa, OR Jegede


The volumes of information created, generated and stored are immense that
without adequate knowledge of information retrieval methods, the retrieval
process for an information user would be cumbersome and frustrating.
Studies have further revealed that information retrieval methods are essential
in information centers for storage and retrieval of information. The paper
discusses the concept of Information retrieval, the various information
retrieval methods. It examines the users of these information methods and
their information behavior. The conclusion emphasizes the need for a
continuous evaluation of the information retrieval methods to make for and
effective and efficient information retrieval system
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