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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: May 4, 2021 528 views
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Census Information
Last update: Apr 30, 2021 214 views
Constitution Day
Last update: Sep 18, 2020 29 views
Last update: May 1, 2021 117 views
Country Research
Last update: Apr 30, 2021 139 views
Covid19-socialsciences
Last update: May 2, 2021 37 views
Criminal Justice
Last update: May 6, 2021 328 views
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DTC 356 (Fall 2016)
Last update: Apr 14, 2021 131 views
DTC 475 - Spring 2018
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Edible Book Festival
Last update: Mar 11, 2020 16 views
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Government Documents
Last update: May 2, 2021 494 views
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Law
Last update: May 5, 2021 149 views
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Newspapers and News
Last update: May 4, 2021 6984 views
Nexis Uni
Last update: Mar 4, 2021 24 views
Philosophy
Last update: May 4, 2021 781 views
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Political Science
Last update: May 4, 2021 89 views
Political Science 503
Last update: May 4, 2021 23 views
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Rural Sociology
Last update: May 4, 2021 212 views
Soc 361: Criminology
Last update: May 4, 2021 87 views
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Sociology
Last update: May 4, 2021 205 views
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Sport Studies
Last update: May 4, 2021 217 views
Sports Management
Last update: May 4, 2021 105 views
Last update: Apr 30, 2021 252 views
Teaching Tea
Last update: May 4, 2021 59 views
Last update: May 4, 2021 7454 views
USA Trade Online
Last update: Apr 30, 2021 74 views
Last update: May 4, 2021 643 views
Web Annotation
Last update: May 1, 2021 59 views
Last update: Apr 30, 2021 12 views
Last update: May 4, 2021 8161 views
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