Monday, August 13, 2018

2017 LIBR: This blog is curated: How to use search to find things. Digital smarts

This blog is curated: 
How to use search 
to find things

Digital 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 left
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  • Some of these features may not be offered except in Blogger
  • Search 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 blog

More after the break

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Search for research

Key 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 blog

Google search tips



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