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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: Oct 20, 2021 1028 views
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Census Information
Last update: Jul 12, 2021 485 views
Constitution Day
Last update: Sep 17, 2021 369 views
Last update: Sep 21, 2021 210 views
Country Research
Last update: Sep 14, 2021 246 views
Covid19-socialsciences
Last update: Jul 9, 2021 59 views
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DTC 475 - Spring 2018
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Edible Book Festival
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Last update: Oct 18, 2021 905 views
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Government Documents
Last update: Jul 9, 2021 787 views
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Law
Last update: Oct 22, 2021 413 views
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Newspapers and News
Last update: Oct 18, 2021 16235 views
Nexis Uni
Last update: Jul 18, 2021 61 views
Philosophy
Last update: Oct 18, 2021 1660 views
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Political Science
Last update: Oct 18, 2021 218 views
Political Science 503
Last update: Oct 18, 2021 113 views
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Rural Sociology
Last update: Oct 18, 2021 536 views
Soc 361: Criminology
Last update: Oct 18, 2021 184 views
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Sociology
Last update: Oct 18, 2021 294 views
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Sport Studies
Last update: Oct 20, 2021 484 views
Sports Management
Last update: Oct 18, 2021 150 views
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Teaching Tea
Last update: Oct 18, 2021 107 views
Text-mining and more
Last update: Oct 18, 2021 243 views
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USA Trade Online
Last update: Jul 9, 2021 146 views
Last update: Oct 18, 2021 880 views
Web Annotation
Last update: Jul 18, 2021 112 views
Last update: Jul 9, 2021 34 views
Last update: Oct 18, 2021 17366 views
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