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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: Oct 23, 2020 843 views
Last update: May 28, 2020 2472 views
Last update: Jul 17, 2020 166 views
Census Information
Last update: Oct 5, 2020 285 views
Constitution Day
Last update: Sep 18, 2020 12 views
Last update: Oct 28, 2020 1147 views
Country Research
Last update: Sep 8, 2020 135 views
Covid19-socialsciences
Last update: Apr 15, 2020 89 views
Criminal Justice
Last update: Oct 28, 2020 719 views
Last update: Oct 28, 2020 227 views
Last update: Sep 15, 2020 77 views
Last update: Oct 28, 2020 9 views
DTC 356 (Fall 2016)
Last update: Aug 25, 2020 172 views
DTC 475 - Spring 2018
Last update: Oct 28, 2020 6 views
Last update: Jun 21, 2020 960 views
Edible Book Festival
Last update: Mar 11, 2020 188 views
Last update: Sep 8, 2020 16 views
Last update: Oct 5, 2020 231 views
Last update: Oct 28, 2020 34 views
Last update: Oct 28, 2020 64 views
Last update: Dec 17, 2019 81 views
Last update: Sep 15, 2020 935 views
Last update: Oct 28, 2020 39 views
Government Documents
Last update: Oct 28, 2020 2010 views
Last update: Apr 21, 2020 120 views
Last update: Sep 20, 2019 35 views
Last update: Oct 28, 2020 18 views
Last update: Sep 15, 2020 18 views
Last update: Aug 18, 2020 64 views
Last update: Aug 28, 2020 15 views
Last update: Jun 18, 2020 73 views
Law
Last update: Oct 27, 2020 200 views
Last update: Sep 8, 2020 22 views
Last update: Jul 16, 2020 152 views
Newspapers and News
Last update: Oct 28, 2020 12684 views
Nexis Uni
Last update: Apr 8, 2020 171 views
Philosophy
Last update: Oct 8, 2020 1975 views
Last update: Jun 12, 2020 40 views
Last update: Oct 8, 2020 32 views
Political Science
Last update: Oct 28, 2020 226 views
Political Science 503
Last update: Sep 16, 2020 31 views
Last update: Oct 28, 2020 201 views
Last update: Jul 13, 2020 189 views
Last update: Jun 12, 2020 221 views
Last update: Oct 28, 2020 31 views
Rural Sociology
Last update: Oct 6, 2020 410 views
Soc 361: Criminology
Last update: Sep 15, 2020 153 views
Last update: Oct 28, 2020 52 views
Last update: Sep 15, 2020 170 views
Sociology
Last update: Oct 28, 2020 131 views
Last update: Sep 17, 2020 146 views
Sport Studies
Last update: Oct 28, 2020 240 views
Sports Management
Last update: Sep 15, 2020 77 views
Teaching Tea
Last update: Sep 15, 2020 39 views
Last update: Oct 28, 2020 13085 views
USA Trade Online
Last update: Apr 8, 2020 44 views
Last update: Oct 5, 2020 1583 views
Last update: Jul 30, 2020 459 views
Web Annotation
Last update: Apr 8, 2020 270 views
Last update: Apr 8, 2020 17 views
Last update: Oct 15, 2020 14701 views
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