British Library Method
<algorithm> Brute force searching.
According to legends circulating in the 1970s, in the British Library books are
searched for by examining each book sequentially in the first shelf, then the
next shelf, continuing until the book is found or the entire library has been
The term was referred to in a Dutch coursebook, "Inleiding In De Informatica"
(Introduction to Informatics) from a course given by C.H.A. Koster and Th.A.
Zoethout. This was based on a course given at the TU Berlin.
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