Learning Commons, Henry E. Eccles Library

Henry E. Eccles Library

Housed in the newly renovated Hewitt Learning Commons, the Henry E. Eccles Library is a learning, outcomes-focused organization that leverages state-of-the-art facilities and cooperation with other key offices and departments including Information Resources and the Writing Center to provide the optimum support to our customers.

Students reading books in the learning commons

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Reading Room

The purpose of the Reading Room is to provide the U.S. Naval War College community with quick, easy access to additional information about readings recommended by guest speakers.

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The Economist

The Economist provides a selected mix of geographical and thematic stories. By systematically sifting news we aim to ensure that readers miss nothing important.

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Foreign Affairs

Since its founding in 1922, Foreign Affairs has been the leading forum for serious discussion of American foreign policy and global affairs.

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Foreign Policy

For almost half a century, Foreign Policy has established itself at the forefront of media organizations devoted to the coverage of global affairs.

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Understanding Basic Summon Searching

This is an introduction to using the Summon Power Search, basic keywords searches, and personal user account setup in RefWorks, as well as requesting an Interlibrary Loan.

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A-Z Databases

The NWC Library subscribes to over 120 digital archival databases of publications, journal, and reference material that can bring a new dimension to your research or course papers.

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Learning Commons Contact Info, Hours, and More

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Library Reference Desk

GovDoc_Image.JPG This library is a congressionally designated depository for U.S. Government documents. Public access to the government documents collection is guaranteed by public law.

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Hewitt Hall
686 Cushing Rd, Newport RI 02841

Staffed M-F 0730-1630
Closed Federal Holidays