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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: Aug 10, 2022 469 views
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Census Information
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Constitution Day
Last update: Jun 30, 2022 451 views
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Country Research
Last update: Jul 28, 2022 69 views
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DTC 475 - Spring 2018
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Edible Book Festival
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Government Documents
Last update: Jun 30, 2022 409 views
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Law
Last update: Aug 10, 2022 477 views
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Newspapers and News
Last update: Aug 10, 2022 8993 views
Nexis Uni
Last update: Jul 18, 2021 63 views
Philosophy
Last update: Aug 10, 2022 777 views
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Political Science
Last update: Aug 10, 2022 123 views
Political Science 503
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Rural Sociology
Last update: Aug 10, 2022 344 views
Soc 361: Criminology
Last update: Aug 10, 2022 66 views
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Sociology
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Sport Studies
Last update: Aug 10, 2022 235 views
Sports Management
Last update: Aug 10, 2022 25 views
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Teaching Tea
Last update: Aug 10, 2022 44 views
Text-mining and more
Last update: Feb 8, 2022 247 views
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USA Trade Online
Last update: May 11, 2022 109 views
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Web Annotation
Last update: Apr 8, 2022 47 views
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Last update: May 13, 2022 13218 views
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