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

News and Announcements

Help, Guides and Instructions

Need research help? eBooks help? This research guide assists library users with navigating through the many resources the library has to offer. An introduction to the databases, online catalog, and more!

Library & Research Help Guide

Training Sessions

We offer small group training to each incoming class and can meet individually to provide research help. To learn get answers to most frequently asked questions or make an appointment click here.

Ask a Librarian

Featured Learning Object

We want to assist both old and new library patrons in successfully utilizing all the resources the Naval War College Library has to offer. Check out our featured resource.

Effective Search Strategies

Borrowing Guidelines

Our circulation policies are designed to ensure that library materials are available for use by as many people as possible. Here are the Eccles Library borrowing guidelines.

Borrowing Guidelines

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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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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Learning Commons Contact Info, Hours, and More

Contact Information

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