The global outlook series on Information Retrieval Services provides a collection of statistical anecdotes, market briefs, and concise summaries of research findings. The report offers an aerial view of the global information retrieval services market, identifies major short to medium term market challenges, and growth drivers. The report also recapitulates recent noteworthy mergers, acquisitions, and other strategic developments. Regional markets briefly abstracted include the United States and China. Market discussions in the report are punctuated with a number of fact-rich market data tables. Also included is an indexed, easy-to-refer, fact-finder directory listing the addresses, and contact details of 236 companies worldwide.