Featured Resource

These featured resources highlight some of the new materials in Nimitz Library and other interesting items in the collections.

Featured Resource: Everyday finance

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Everyday finance: economics, personal money management, and entrepreneurship provides an introduction to basic concepts in economics in easy-to-understand language.

HB 171 .E93 2008

Featured Resource: Battle of Midway: 4-7 June 1942

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Read these online action reports of ADM Nimitzís day-by-day report on the battle along with his summary of lessons learned.

Featured Resource: Midway inquest

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Based on many Japanese resources, Midway inquest: why the Japanese lost the Battle of Midway, by Dallas W. Isom, looks at why the force with overwhelming numbers on its side lost the battle.

D 774 .M5 I86 2007

Featured Resource: Marines at Midway

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Learn about the Marinesí air-ground defense of the Midway atoll.

Featured Resource: DTIC Online

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DTIC Online is an excellect resource for DoD and government-funded scientific, technical, engineering, and business related information.

Featured Resource: HeinOnline

HeinOnline pulls many legal resources together in one place - law journals, Foreign Relations of the United States, Code of Federal Regulations, U.S. Presidential Library, U.S. Supreme Court Library, U.S. Statutes at Large, and more.

Featured Resource: Naval Engineers Journal Online

Search and read articles online from 1889 to present!

Naval Engineers Journal, published by the American Society of Naval Engineers, is a leading journal in the field of Naval Engineering. Naval engineering includes the related sciences and use of technology in the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of ships, submarines, aircraft, small boats and craft, and vehicles.

Read it now!


Featured Resource: Victory on the Potomac: the Goldwater-Nichols Act unifies the Pentagon

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Victory on the Potomac provides a history of and background information on the Goldwater-Nichols Act.

KF 7252 .L63 2002

Featured Resource: Malicious bots

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Malicious bots : an inside look into the cyber-criminal underground of the internet is a great book on the rise and fall of the Thr34t Security Krew and the TK worm.

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Featured Resource: Handbook of information security

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Handbook of information security is a great resource for technology, security, and cybersecurity enthusiasts.

Reference collection: TK 5105.59 .H35 2006

Featured Resource: Battle Action and Operational Reports, 1941-1945

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These reports, filed by commanding officers of various Navy battle groups, are an excellent collection of primary source documents on the naval aspects of World War II, especially for those with an aversion to microfilm.

Special Collections: MS 416

Featured Resource: eBooks on EbscoHOST

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eBooks on EbscoHOST offers a collection of electronic books covering a wide range of topics.


Featured Resource: Happy Birthday, Navy!

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Click here to view scanned images from the Journals of the Continental Congress, Volume 3, page 293-294, which establish the Navy. Hosted by the Library of Congress, A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation: U.S. Congressional Documents and Debates, 1774 - 1875.


Featured Resource: Global Road Warrior

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Global Road Warrior is the ultimate Guide to the World. Provides country specific travel information including: Business Culture, advice for the female traveler, maps (printable), society and culture, communications, money and banking, security, plus more.

Featured Resource: Literature Resource Center

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This is a great resource for research on literary topics, authors, and their works. Its coverage includes all genres and disciplines, all time periods, and all regions of the world. Go there now.
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Featured Resource: IGI-Global Ebooks


Search and read this ebook collection from any computer on the Yard. Topics include intrusion detection, cyber security, cryptography, wireless network security and much more!


Featured Resource: Oxford Language Dictionaries Online


Bilingual dictionaries for Chinese, French, German, Italian, Russian and Spanish.  Translate words into or from English and listen to the pronunciation in the native or target language.  Also find meanings in context and correspondence templates including sample letters, emails, and résumés.


Featured Resource: Seventeenth & Eighteenth Century Burney Newspaper Collection


The largest single collection of English news media from these two centuries, 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers provides rare and often unique content for scholarly research into a wide range of political, educational, economic or journalistic study.