Information Need

Definition(s)

In Information Retrieval, the information being sought in a search or review effort. In E-Discovery, the Information Need is typically to identify Documents responsive to a request for production, or to identify Documents that are subject to privilege or work-product protection. 1

Notes

  1. Maura R. Grossman and Gordon V. Cormack, EDRM page & The Grossman-Cormack Glossary of Technology-Assisted Review, with Foreword by John M. Facciola, U.S. Magistrate Judge2013 Fed. Cts. L. Rev. 7 (January 2013).