COVID-19 Update: NWC Library Reopening FAQ

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About the Learning Commons

Established in August 2016, the Learning Commons (LC) provides resources for students and faculty here at the U.S. Naval War College. Our mission is to advance knowledge, provide help with literacy, and support research. The LC makes up the library, writing center, bookstore, a hot and cold cafe, information resource department, and more.

We are here to support you during your educational experience, from one-on-one academic assistance to providing you with a comfortable and connected place to learn and study.

Department Days & Hours Contact Information Location
Library Reference Desk Monday to Friday, 0730-1630 LibRef@usnwc.edu Upper Level in Hewitt Hall
Writing Center Monday to Friday, 0900-1700 Writing.Center@usnwc.edu Upper Level in Hewitt Hall
Teaching Excellence Center Monday to Friday, 0900-1600 TeachingExcellenceCenter@usnwc.edu Upper Level in Hewitt Hall
Information Resource Department Monday to Friday, 0700-1630 HelpDesk@usnwc.edu Lower Level in Hewitt Hall
Bookstore Monday to Friday, 0800-1500 (401) 841-1281 Upper Level in Hewitt Hall
Hot and Cold Café Monday to Friday, 0600-1500 (401) 841-1875 Upper Level in Hewitt Hall

Additional Resources

In addition to the library the Learning Commons offers resources such as computers for printing and copying, a collection of current and bound periodicals, a mother’s room, as well as research materials like our general collection, government documents and our microfilm and microfiche collection.

Exploring the Learning Commons

Henry E. Eccles Library

Our mission is to provide comprehensive resources and services in support of the College’s learning, research, and teaching needs for students and faculty.

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Information Resources Department

We provide technology and support to meet the changing needs of the NWC community, supporting the spectrum of teaching, learning and research programs.

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Writing Center

We provide a welcoming venue for the continued development of professional communication skills to equip graduates with the requisites to serve in higher levels of responsibility.

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No Oil for the Lamps of China?

Feb. 20, 2019
Naval War College Review
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