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Lorena O'English

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

Office Hours: (Fall, 2021): 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: Dec 5, 2022 781 views
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Last update: Sep 29, 2022 1417 views
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Census Information
Last update: Nov 14, 2022 284 views
Constitution Day
Last update: Dec 5, 2022 1151 views
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Country Research
Last update: Sep 28, 2022 103 views
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DTC 475 - Spring 2018
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Edible Book Festival
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Last update: Dec 1, 2022 745 views
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Government Documents
Last update: Jun 30, 2022 568 views
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Last update: Jul 14, 2022 922 views
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Law
Last update: Dec 1, 2022 674 views
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Newspapers and News
Last update: Dec 5, 2022 14900 views
Nexis Uni
Last update: Jul 18, 2021 77 views
Philosophy
Last update: Dec 1, 2022 1459 views
Last update: Nov 29, 2022 550 views
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Political Science
Last update: Dec 1, 2022 242 views
Political Science 503
Last update: Dec 1, 2022 30 views
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Rural Sociology
Last update: Dec 1, 2022 740 views
Soc 361: Criminology
Last update: Dec 1, 2022 119 views
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Sociology
Last update: Dec 1, 2022 66 views
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Sport Studies
Last update: Dec 1, 2022 435 views
Sports Management
Last update: Dec 1, 2022 59 views
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Teaching Tea
Last update: Dec 1, 2022 64 views
Text-mining and more
Last update: Nov 21, 2022 392 views
Last update: Dec 1, 2022 19189 views
USA Trade Online
Last update: May 11, 2022 137 views
Last update: Dec 1, 2022 622 views
Web Annotation
Last update: Apr 8, 2022 63 views
Last update: Jul 9, 2021 16 views
Last update: Nov 1, 2022 21531 views
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