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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

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Census Information
Last update: Dec 17, 2020 24 views
Constitution Day
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Country Research
Last update: Dec 17, 2020 18 views
Covid19-socialsciences
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Criminal Justice
Last update: Jan 5, 2021 7 views
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DTC 356 (Fall 2016)
Last update: Dec 17, 2020 32 views
DTC 475 - Spring 2018
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Edible Book Festival
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Government Documents
Last update: Jan 10, 2021 70 views
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Law
Last update: Jan 4, 2021 3 views
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Newspapers and News
Last update: Jan 5, 2021 139 views
Nexis Uni
Last update: Dec 17, 2020 2 views
Philosophy
Last update: Dec 17, 2020 137 views
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Political Science
Last update: Jan 5, 2021 4 views
Political Science 503
Last update: Jan 5, 2021 2 views
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Rural Sociology
Last update: Jan 5, 2021 28 views
Soc 361: Criminology
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Sociology
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Sport Studies
Last update: Jan 5, 2021 21 views
Sports Management
Last update: Jan 5, 2021 86 views
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Teaching Tea
Last update: Jan 5, 2021 29 views
Last update: Dec 17, 2020 740 views
USA Trade Online
Last update: Dec 17, 2020 13 views
Last update: Jan 5, 2021 48 views
Web Annotation
Last update: Dec 17, 2020 15 views
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Last update: Jan 6, 2021 941 views
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