Module Identifier ILM5910  
Academic Year 2007/2008  
Co-ordinator Mr Alan Wheatley  
Semester Intended for use in future years  
Next year offered N/A  
Next semester offered N/A  
Other staff Ms Tanya C Rogers, E M Keen  
Course delivery Practical   8 Hours.  
  Lecture   14 Hours. 14 lectures x 1 hour  
Assessment TypeAssessment Length/DetailsProportion
Semester Assessment essay 1,000 words  30%
Semester Assessment Practical Project  70%

Learning outcomes

Studying this module, should enable students to do the following things:

Brief description

Information retrieval has expanded beyond its traditional home in libraries and formal information systems; it is now firmly in the hands of end-users. Contemporary information systems must fit themselves to the universal WWW browser interface, and customers quickly move from one system for another if the first does not deliver the right results. In this model of information retrieval, the end-user is customer and king. Today's information retrieval systems usually have interfaces that are so simple and so similar that new customers can rapidly teach themselves how to use most of the system. These changes are most completely developed in the Internet search engines.


The aims of this module are to:


This module is at CQFW Level 7