Bookshelves within the Learning Commons


The collections of the Learning Commons include books, electronic resources, eBooks, journals, course reading lists, as well as a classified library and classrooms.


Use Primo VE search or WorldCat to search the library's book collection.

Classified Classrooms

Students and faculty have a wide range of materials and electronic resources available in the Classified Library—the Classified Collection, SIPRNET, and the Classified Classrooms.

Classified Library

This library offers students and faculty access to a wide range of classified and restricted resources that include lecture outlines, research papers, publications, and more.

Electronic Resources

Individual electronic resources may contain additional research material that is not found in the search results of Primo VE search or WorldCat.


The NWC library subscribes to several eBook collections that allow the user to search titles and content—eBrary, EBSCOhost, OECD and ACLS Humanities.


The NWC library contains a comprehensive list of periodicals. Use this site to find out if the library has a specific publication in paper, microfilm, or electronic format.

Perry Collection

Bequeathed to the college in 1970, the 7,000-book collection of Cmdr. Marsden J. Perry includes close to 1,000 unique titles.

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.

IRD Support & Services

Writing and Teaching Excellence 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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