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CRWT 102-19 and 102-23: Critical Reading & Writing (Prof. Konstantinidis)  

This guide will help students in Professor Konstantinidis's CRWT 102 course with finding resources for your research paper.
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Important Library Numbers

Main Library: 201.684.7575

Reference Desk: 201.684.7574

Technical Problems? 201.684.7777


What is Information Literacy?

Information literacy is the ability to locate, access, evaluate, and use information effectively and ethically. Information literacy is an important component of your course, and you will showcase your information literacy skills in your final research paper.



Critical Reading & Writing

CRWT 102-19 & 102-23

Professor Irene Konstantinidis

Welcome to the library!


Assignment Information

From your Research Paper assignment:

"Analyze a recent phenomenon that may be characterized as an episode of Mass Delusion or Mass Hysteria.  Be sure to explain and analyze the features of the phenomena, including, but not limited to, scapegoating, victimization, loss of self-awareness or independence (deindividuation, as it is called in social psychology), collective behavior, weakened social bonds, the effects of social media (if applicable to your example).

Sources:  You must cite from at least 6 sources, all from the library’s electronic resources, books, journals, and reputable news sources.

Format:  Your paper will be written according to the Modern Language Association (MLA) guidelines. You can find MLA format guidelines in the Hacker handbook and on the Ramapo library’s website.  The following URL is also very helpful for MLA style:"


Library Hours: Fall & Spring Semesters

Library Hours:

Sun Noon-2 a.m.
M-Th 7:45 a.m.-2 a.m.
Fri 7:45 a.m.-7 p.m.
Sat 11 a.m.-7 p.m.


    Research Help Desk Hours:

    Sun 2 p.m.-10 p.m.
    M-Th 9 a.m.-10 p.m.
    Fri 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Sat 12 p.m.-4 p.m.



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