Books in the Learning Commons

Discovery Tools

The U.S. Naval War College (NWC) Learning Commons has a collection of external links that offer assistance to faculty, staff, and students for research, writing, and referencing.

Online Writing Tools

The Writing Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an instructional service that provides online resources for writers and educators in need of writing assistance.

Chicago Manual of Style for Writing

The Chicago Manual of Style —with more than 2,000 hyperlinked paragraphs online—is an authoritative reference work for authors, editors, proofreaders, indexers, copywriters, designers, and publishers.

Citation Management Tools

The Learning Common’s Citation Management Tools offers websites that explain how to cite resources using the most popular citation styles—APA, Chicago, and MLA.

How to Start Your Research

This guide outlines the multiple steps in the research process—from developing a topic to crediting sources —that will help students complete their research papers.

News You Can Use

News You Can Use from the Eccles Library contains information from the U.S. Naval War College Library. Check the Blog for posts about resources, instruction classes, new books, highlights from the legacy print collections, and more.

Persistent Links & Permalinks

Persistent Links, also known as Permalinks, PURLs, or Stable URL’s, are URL’s that link directly to electronic resources such as journal articles, ebooks, or electronic resources.

Purdue Online Writing Lab

The Online Writing Lab at Purdue University houses resources and instructional material for students, community members, and users worldwide to find information helpful to their writing projects.

Writing and Style Guides

General information on dictionaries & thesauri, almanacs, writing & style guides, maps & charts, Internet search engines, and the like.

Research Guides

These Research Guides introduce library users to important resources available to them and serve as a starting place to learn how to use the online catalog and electronic resources.

Research Help

This Research Guide helps patrons of the NWC Library make the most of their library experience by introducing important electronic resources and collections available to them.

Primo VE Search

Primo VE Search is a search with access to subscription-based and freely accessible materials, including articles, books, and other resources available through this Library.

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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News, Media, & Events

The Ethiopian-Adal War, 1529-1543: The Conquest of Abyssinia

Aug. 21, 2021
Helion & Company
Article Publication

China Maritime Report No. 26: Beyond the First Battle: Overcoming a Protracted Blockade of Taiwan

Mar. 08, 2023
China Maritime Studies Institute China Maritime Reports
Article Publication