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About

From our beginning as merely a request for books to support the first NWC class in 1885, to the current state-of-the-art Learning Commons Facility, the Henry E. Eccles Library has played a central role in the Naval War College mission to educate leaders.

Library History

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Our Mission & Objectives

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Our Vision

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Library Strategic Planning

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Library Department Information & Hours

Our library staff is standing by to assist you and available in person at the hours posted below.

Department Number Fax Email
Reference (401) 841-3052 (401) 841-1140 libref@usnwc.edu
Circulation (401) 841-4386 (401) 841-4804 circdesk@usnwc.edu
Classified Library (401) 841-6505 classifiedlibrary@usnwc.edu
Acquisitions Dept (401) 841-6494 Acquisitions@usnwc.edu
Administration (401) 841-3397 (401) 841-6491
Donations library.donations@usnwc.edu

Hours

Staffed: Monday to Friday
0730 to 1630 hours
Closed on Federal Holidays

After Hours Guidelines

You can still access the library 24/7 outside the posted hours of our circulation and research staff. Of course all web based resources are available 24/7 as well.

Other Library Services

E-Reserves Policies

E-Reserves, short for Electronic Reserves, are course readings and materials that are digitized and made available online to students enrolled in an academic course.

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Circulation Policies

Circulation policies are designed to ensure that library materials are returned on time and in good condition for use by as many people as possible.

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Other Services

The Henry E. Eccles Library can provide you access to books, online research tools, and in-person assistance.

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News, Media, & Events

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CIWAG Symposium: Access and Influence

Jun. 26, 2018
8:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841
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Salve Regina launches international relations Ph.D. designed for military

Jun. 07, 2018
Providence Business News
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