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Lorena O'English

Social Sciences and Government Information Librarian
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Lorena O'English
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Terrell Library 120-D
Washington State University

Office Hours: (Spring, 2023): Click the "Schedule Appointment" link above to set up a Zoom appointment, or email me directly via the button (which I recommend).
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 (and government publications, which run though everything...) 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 2023 Terrell Library reference desk (My de facto office hours but you can email me or use the Schedule Appointment button as well):
Friday 12pm-2pm (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: Mar 19, 2024 310 views
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Census Information
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Constitution Day 2023
Last update: Oct 20, 2023 747 views
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Country Research
Last update: Nov 27, 2023 62 views
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DTC 475 - Spring 2018
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Edible Book Festival
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Last update: Oct 13, 2023 210 views
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Government Documents
Last update: May 12, 2023 206 views
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Law
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Newspapers and News
Last update: Mar 22, 2024 2658 views
Nexis Uni
Last update: Jul 18, 2021 17 views
Philosophy
Last update: Dec 15, 2023 703 views
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Political Science
Last update: Apr 16, 2024 111 views
Political Science 503
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Rural Sociology
Last update: Nov 9, 2023 192 views
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Soc 361: Criminology
Last update: Nov 29, 2023 263 views
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Sociology
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Sport Studies
Last update: Jan 5, 2024 154 views
Sports Management
Last update: Oct 13, 2023 24 views
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Teaching Tea
Last update: Oct 13, 2023 3 views
Text-mining and more
Last update: Feb 21, 2024 47 views
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USA Trade Online
Last update: May 11, 2022 48 views
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Web Annotation
Last update: Apr 8, 2022 4 views
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Last update: Mar 20, 2024 5537 views
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