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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: Jul 26, 2021 762 views
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Census Information
Last update: Jul 12, 2021 331 views
Constitution Day
Last update: Jul 8, 2021 77 views
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Country Research
Last update: Jul 21, 2021 202 views
Covid19-socialsciences
Last update: Jul 9, 2021 53 views
Criminal Justice
Last update: Jul 26, 2021 418 views
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DTC 475 - Spring 2018
Last update: Oct 29, 2020 15 views
Last update: Jul 15, 2021 673 views
Edible Book Festival
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Government Documents
Last update: Jul 9, 2021 641 views
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Law
Last update: Jul 26, 2021 231 views
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Newspapers and News
Last update: Jul 26, 2021 9614 views
Nexis Uni
Last update: Jul 18, 2021 41 views
Philosophy
Last update: Jul 26, 2021 1243 views
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Political Science
Last update: Jul 28, 2021 149 views
Political Science 503
Last update: Jul 26, 2021 38 views
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Last update: Jul 9, 2021 135 views
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Rural Sociology
Last update: Jul 26, 2021 335 views
Soc 361: Criminology
Last update: Jul 26, 2021 124 views
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Sociology
Last update: Jul 26, 2021 260 views
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Sport Studies
Last update: Jul 26, 2021 344 views
Sports Management
Last update: Jul 26, 2021 120 views
Last update: Jul 10, 2021 382 views
Teaching Tea
Last update: Jul 26, 2021 91 views
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USA Trade Online
Last update: Jul 9, 2021 117 views
Last update: Jul 26, 2021 759 views
Web Annotation
Last update: Jul 18, 2021 81 views
Last update: Jul 9, 2021 31 views
Last update: Jul 26, 2021 12459 views
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