Canvas painting of Henry E. Eccles


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 & Mission

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Planning & Reports

2017-2021 Strategic Plan

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Library Donations/Gift Policy

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Classified Library

Strategy and Policy lectures and lecture outlines, NWC student papers, award-winning papers, and research papers, Naval Warfare Publications, and more.

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Borrowing Guidelines

We are here to assist both old and new library patrons in successfully utilizing all the resources the Naval War College Library has to offer.

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News, Media, & Events

Stockton Center "Law of the Sea" Symposium: April 2018

Apr. 25, 2018
8:00 a.m.
University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia

Why democracy is in decline

Apr. 23, 2018
Daily Times
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