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Guide for the book Night by Elie Wiesel.


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Elie Wiesel's Night is a story of physical and psychological survival during the Holocaust.  Historical or psychological frameworks are useful for examining the work, and this guide leads you to both.

We also include material on MLA citation style, avoiding plagiarism, and the writing/research process to help you get used to academic writing for your advanced classes in other subjects.


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Roberta Tipton

Learning Objectives for English 101

After this class, you will be able to:

  1. Find periodical articles on the Rutgers University Libraries site.

  2. Document what you find as you go and prepare a preliminary bibliography in MLA format from database output.

  3. Find books in the Rutgers system.

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  1. Association of College and Research Libraries.  Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education
    • Standard Two:  The information literate student accesses needed information effectively and efficiently.
      • Performance indicators 2.1-2.5
  2. Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Characteristics of Excellence in Higher Education: Requirements of Affiliation and Standards for Accreditation, [Online Version updated March 2009 (p. 42).  The document states that "information literacy is an essential component of any educational program at the graduate or undergraduate levels."  Applicable skills on the Middle States list include the ability to:
    • access information effectively and efficiently;
    • evaluate critically the sources and content of information.
  3. Support of University mission:
    • providing for the instructional needs of New Jersey’s citizens through its undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education programs

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