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What does IRS stand for?

IRS stands for Information Retrieval System

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  • Information technology (IT) and computers

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com INFORMATION NEED: A THEORY CONNECTING INFORMATION SEARCH TO KNOWLEDGE FORMATION provides a fine monograph examining what motivates people to search for information, and creates a theory of information need as the basis for designing information retrieval systems that engage the user's beliefs and knowledge.
At the NLM, in the mid-1960s he had conducted pioneering work on evaluating the recently introduced medical information retrieval system, MEDLARS (Medical Literature Analysis and Retrieval System), which was one of the first great national (later worldwide) information retrieval systems.
Following in Bush's footsteps more than 20 years later, in 1968, the computer researcher Douglas Engelbart gave a remarkable demonstration at a computer conference, introducing the world's best computer scientists to his vision of computer mice, on-screen windows and ``hypertext'' information retrieval systems.