International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science and Software Engineering (IJARCSSE)
Information Retrieval (IR) system is intended to examine, evaluate and accumulate the sources of information and get back those that match user's requirements. IR is a rapidly expanding field and there are many changes in traditional techniques for IR day-by-day. This paper mainly focuses on learning the new theory, methods, procedures and tools that form the traditional approaches to the society and processing of information. In case of digital library environment, large amount of knowledge may be applicable in the storing and retrieval of electronic information. This paper discusses about the latest techniques used in multimedia IR; web IR; Natural Language Processing (NLP) Systems; IR in digital libraries and various trends in IR research and comparing the various information retrieval strategies.