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Lorena O'English

Social Sciences Librarian
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Lorena O'English
Contact:
Terrell Library 120-D
Washington State University

Office Hours: (Fall, 2020): Click the "Schedule Appointment" link above to set up a Zoom appointment, or email me directly via the button.
Lorena O'English is the Social Sciences and Government Information Librarian at Washington State University Pullman. She has been at WSU since the fall of 2000. She specializes in the areas of political science, criminal justice, sociology, and law but teaches and otherwise engages with a wide range of academic topics and issues.
Her professional interests include note-taking and web annotation; lifelong learning and information literacy; pleasure reading on college campuses; scholarly communication in the social sciences; and academic use of online productivity tools and new modes of electronic communication.

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Below you will find some information about my current interests as well as links to webinars I have given for WSU's Global Campus over 2015-2017.

Spring 2020 Terrell Library reference desk (My de facto office hours):
Monday 1pm-3pm (or by arrangement in-person or online via Zoom).
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A big ole' list of things I'm interested in and tech classes I teach (intermittently):

-Zotero (class)
-Useful productivity hacks and Personal Information Management tools (class)
-Web Annotation tools (workshop)
-Documents on Digital Devices (ebooks and edocs)
-Who's Cited You: Finding your Citations Using Web of Science and Other Tools (class)
-Creating Simple Ebooks with Free Software (class)
-Ereaders, ebooks, and edocs
-Bibliometrics and altmetrics & academic profiles (My ORCID ID http://orcid.org/0000-0002-8754-5964 )
-Watercolors (I'm not very good...)

WSU Global Connections Webinars - each is about an hour long:
Advanced Web Search
Navigating International, Real, and Fake News
Introduction to Zotero (Part 1)
A Database Deep Dive
Types of Journals and Their Uses
Secondary, & Tertiary Sources: It Depends...
The Hows and Whys of Annotating (part 1)
The Hows and Whys of Annotating (Part 2)

My Guides

Last update: Sep 10, 2021 841 views
Last update: Jul 17, 2021 1964 views
Last update: Jul 9, 2021 140 views
Census Information
Last update: Jul 12, 2021 398 views
Constitution Day
Last update: Sep 13, 2021 192 views
Last update: Aug 5, 2021 178 views
Country Research
Last update: Sep 14, 2021 215 views
Covid19-socialsciences
Last update: Jul 9, 2021 57 views
Last update: Sep 14, 2021 334 views
Last update: Sep 15, 2021 542 views
Last update: Sep 10, 2021 63 views
Last update: Jul 20, 2021 33 views
Last update: Jul 30, 2021 209 views
DTC 475 - Spring 2018
Last update: Sep 9, 2021 18 views
Last update: Jul 15, 2021 827 views
Edible Book Festival
Last update: Jul 17, 2021 21 views
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Last update: Sep 10, 2021 360 views
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Last update: Sep 14, 2021 137 views
Last update: Jul 20, 2021 258 views
Last update: Sep 10, 2021 775 views
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Government Documents
Last update: Jul 9, 2021 709 views
Last update: Aug 3, 2021 101 views
Last update: May 1, 2021 55 views
Last update: Sep 10, 2021 158 views
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Last update: Jul 23, 2021 68 views
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Last update: Jul 30, 2021 136 views
Law
Last update: Sep 10, 2021 274 views
Last update: Apr 13, 2021 90 views
Last update: Jul 9, 2021 196 views
Newspapers and News
Last update: Sep 14, 2021 11052 views
Nexis Uni
Last update: Jul 18, 2021 51 views
Philosophy
Last update: Sep 10, 2021 1439 views
Last update: Aug 25, 2021 225 views
Last update: Sep 10, 2021 34 views
Political Science
Last update: Sep 14, 2021 175 views
Political Science 503
Last update: Sep 10, 2021 96 views
Last update: Sep 14, 2021 163 views
Last update: Sep 10, 2021 209 views
Last update: Jul 9, 2021 148 views
Last update: Apr 20, 2021 25 views
Rural Sociology
Last update: Sep 14, 2021 437 views
Soc 361: Criminology
Last update: Sep 10, 2021 149 views
Last update: Sep 10, 2021 61 views
Last update: Sep 10, 2021 350 views
Sociology
Last update: Sep 14, 2021 271 views
Last update: Sep 10, 2021 83 views
Sport Studies
Last update: Sep 10, 2021 404 views
Sports Management
Last update: Sep 10, 2021 128 views
Last update: Jul 10, 2021 441 views
Teaching Tea
Last update: Sep 10, 2021 95 views
Last update: Sep 10, 2021 13969 views
USA Trade Online
Last update: Jul 9, 2021 131 views
Last update: Sep 10, 2021 818 views
Web Annotation
Last update: Jul 18, 2021 100 views
Last update: Jul 9, 2021 32 views
Last update: Sep 10, 2021 14700 views
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