Here are three search-related articles that some of you might want to take a look at. IEEE is making them available for free.
+ "Is It Time for a Moratorium on Metadata?"
Source: IEEE MultiMedia
+ An article in IEEE Intelligent Systems looks at the problems encountered with searches conducted on mobile systems and offers a solution that combines collaborative filtering with content-based image retrieval.
+ "What's Next in Web Search?"
Source: IEEE Distributed Systems
Thanks to J.P. for letting me know about this material.