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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: Most Mondays (Fall, 2019) from 10am-noon at the Terrell Reference Desk or by appointment.
(WSU Skype for Business - oenglish@wsu.edu)
509 335 2695
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, and sociology, 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.

Fall '19 Terrell Library Reference Desk (My de facto office hours):
Monday 10am-noon (or by arrangement)
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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

Jul 2, 2019 158
Jul 24, 2018 30
Aug 21, 2019 167
Mar 12, 2019 117
Jul 15, 2019 11
Apr 8, 2019 515
Jul 12, 2019 2090
Jul 1, 2019 73
Aug 16, 2019 6597
Jul 1, 2019 244
Aug 21, 2019 264
Aug 21, 2019 161
Aug 16, 2019 238
Aug 16, 2019 102
Aug 16, 2019 83
Aug 16, 2019 178
Aug 21, 2019 69
Aug 21, 2019 45
Jun 12, 2019 17
Jun 12, 2019 15
Aug 16, 2019 636
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