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This blog is curated: How to use search to find thingsDigital smarts include knowing how to find things easily and knowing how to make it easy for others to find things in your publications (blogs or scholarly articles).  Here are some tips.Key word list Note search-in-site bar, upper leftClick image to enlargeSome of these features may not be offered except in BloggerSearch on page:  Ctrl f,  put search term in bar, upper middle.Works in Chrome, may work in other browsers.List important terms at the top of an article to show readers what to search for.Help your readers search your blogArticles about writing in this blogArticles about blogging in this blogYou can pick up the search command and use it as you would a url.The search command is in the address field********************************************More after the break*************************************************Metaverse events, recent and upcomingRegistration Deadline for the Rockcliffe Conference is August 31-Events on the Hypergrid: HYPEventsHypergrid DestinationsIMA Social Web and Virtual World Events, Music, and Meeting CalendarHYPERGRID EVENTSOpenSimWorld EventsEntertainment on the HypergridOpensim AAM Virtual PerformersPromotion for virtual worlds and everything in ’emSelby’s daily events and news collection:  Virtual worlds are real Comedy Videos from the virtual worldsWeb-world videosMetaverse places and activitiesList of Social VR/Virtual Worlds by Ryan SchultzSearch this blog with the search bar, upper left.Hypergrid Writer’s CommunityMetaverse Jobs; Job ListingsIMA projects3D WEBSITES A2Z3D web-worlds of the browser (G+ community) Web-worlds, 3D virtual worlds running in a browser. SummaryVirtual Outworlding news collection Destination guide: OpenSimWorldHyperica, Directory of Opensimulator hypergrid destinationsWELCOME TO SEANCHAI LIBRARIESHypergrid-related articles in this blog********************************************************************************Search for researchKey word search Key word list at the end, right column — scroll down.The number of entries is given next to the word.   A large number means you may get a lot of results,Note that you can get the results time-ordered.  You may want time-ordered, most recent first.Help your readers search your blogArticles about writing in this blogArticles about blogging in this blogYou can pick up the search command and use it as you would a url.The search command is in the address fieldGoogle search tipsCommon Google Search OperatorsFor authoritative research, watch for a separate list of scholarly articles.*********************************************************LicenseOriginal text in this blog is CC By: unless specified public domainUse as you please with attribution: link to the original.All images without attribution in this blog are CC0: public domain.*********************************Drop by my web office Weekdays: 12:-12:30 Central time  (US) Cybalounge, entry place or elsewhereWe can also visit 3DWebWorldz, a professionally-built world. Mondays we focus on learning/library/museums.Wednesdays we focus on promoting your project, using this blog.Fridays we may focus on grants, contracts, business and web-worlds.Don’t register — enter as guest.  If you see no one, click the pointed push-pin (bottom line) to find me.Thinkerer Melville in Second Life, Selby Evans in KitelyWeb-worlds, 3D virtual worlds running in a browser. SummaryWeb-worlds are small and run in a browser with nothing else to install.Full virtual worlds are a bigger experience but need extra software installed.Videos from virtual worldsSelby’s YouTube ChannelFree video resources for virtual worldsSimple video editing with Shotcut, for virtual worldersConvenient video capture in Windows 10–any windowArticles about videos from virtual worldsNews and NotesCommunities in the virtual worldsOpensimworld. Destination guide for the Hypergrid   Best metaverse communitiesCommunities virtual worlds G+G+ community: Hypergrid SafariRadio in the virtual worldsOpenSimWorkingRadioStreams (OSWRS). Invited article by shawnkmaloneyAviation radio: Music to fly by. And to promote your aviation event.Radio for your place – Radio for the metaverse. Anyone for podcasts?Metaverse beginner helpMetaverse 101 Info + Tutorials for getting started in OpensimNewcomer help in virtual worlds   Virtual worlds are about people. Communities, communication, shared goalsTime conversion: put time/zone into Google search to get your time Articles in this blogAbout educationSailing in virtual worldsAbout VideosSights of the virtual worldsPeople of the virtual worldsAbout business-For more, follow Selby Evans in Google+Annotated screenshots made with JingSecond Life, Linden, SLurl, and SL are trademarks of Linden Research Inc. This blog is not affiliated with anything.   Ads are from Google.Selby Evans in Kitely, Thinkerer Melville in Second LifeLauren is funny*****************************

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