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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: May 12, 2022 296 views
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Census Information
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Constitution Day
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Country Research
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DTC 475 - Spring 2018
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Edible Book Festival
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Government Documents
Last update: May 11, 2022 298 views
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Law
Last update: Apr 15, 2022 384 views
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Newspapers and News
Last update: Apr 15, 2022 7169 views
Nexis Uni
Last update: Jul 18, 2021 57 views
Philosophy
Last update: May 17, 2022 548 views
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Political Science
Last update: Apr 15, 2022 84 views
Political Science 503
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Rural Sociology
Last update: May 12, 2022 236 views
Soc 361: Criminology
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Sociology
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Sport Studies
Last update: Apr 15, 2022 182 views
Sports Management
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Teaching Tea
Last update: Apr 15, 2022 35 views
Text-mining and more
Last update: Feb 8, 2022 160 views
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USA Trade Online
Last update: May 11, 2022 62 views
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Web Annotation
Last update: Apr 8, 2022 22 views
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Last update: May 13, 2022 8419 views
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