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 using computers 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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Understanding Basic Summon Searching

This is an introduction to using the Summon Power Search, basic keywords searches, personal user account setup in RefWorks, and 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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Archives Unbound

61 distinct collections available from Archives Unbound, included are historical documentation on China, Afghanistan, and the early years of the war in Vietnam, among others.

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Digital National Security Archive

The Digital National Security Archive (DNSA) collection includes materials on Afghanistan, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Gulf, Japan, and many more.

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Faculty Publications: Bruce A. Elleman and Sarah C. M. Paine

"Modern China: Continuity and Change, 1644 to the Present"

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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