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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: Apr 8, 2021 436 views
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Census Information
Last update: Apr 8, 2021 158 views
Constitution Day
Last update: Sep 18, 2020 19 views
Last update: Mar 26, 2021 89 views
Country Research
Last update: Apr 8, 2021 115 views
Covid19-socialsciences
Last update: Mar 4, 2021 27 views
Criminal Justice
Last update: Apr 8, 2021 286 views
Last update: Apr 5, 2021 236 views
Last update: Apr 2, 2021 30 views
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DTC 356 (Fall 2016)
Last update: Mar 4, 2021 109 views
DTC 475 - Spring 2018
Last update: Oct 29, 2020 6 views
Last update: Mar 26, 2021 373 views
Edible Book Festival
Last update: Mar 11, 2020 16 views
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Last update: Apr 8, 2021 204 views
Last update: Mar 26, 2021 24 views
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Last update: Apr 8, 2021 106 views
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Government Documents
Last update: Apr 8, 2021 384 views
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Last update: Sep 20, 2019 38 views
Last update: Apr 2, 2021 101 views
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Last update: Mar 26, 2021 29 views
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Law
Last update: Apr 2, 2021 106 views
Last update: Sep 8, 2020 36 views
Last update: Apr 8, 2021 80 views
Newspapers and News
Last update: Apr 8, 2021 6285 views
Nexis Uni
Last update: Mar 4, 2021 21 views
Philosophy
Last update: Apr 6, 2021 631 views
Last update: Mar 26, 2021 68 views
Last update: Apr 8, 2021 9 views
Political Science
Last update: Apr 8, 2021 62 views
Political Science 503
Last update: Apr 8, 2021 7 views
Last update: Apr 8, 2021 100 views
Last update: Apr 2, 2021 114 views
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Last update: Nov 2, 2020 14 views
Rural Sociology
Last update: Apr 2, 2021 169 views
Soc 361: Criminology
Last update: Apr 8, 2021 73 views
Last update: Apr 2, 2021 14 views
Last update: Apr 2, 2021 177 views
Sociology
Last update: Apr 8, 2021 161 views
Last update: Apr 2, 2021 29 views
Sport Studies
Last update: Apr 8, 2021 161 views
Sports Management
Last update: Apr 8, 2021 97 views
Last update: Apr 8, 2021 191 views
Teaching Tea
Last update: Apr 2, 2021 40 views
Last update: Apr 8, 2021 5855 views
USA Trade Online
Last update: Apr 8, 2021 63 views
Last update: Apr 2, 2021 473 views
Web Annotation
Last update: Mar 29, 2021 51 views
Last update: Mar 4, 2021 9 views
Last update: Apr 4, 2021 6582 views
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