Scholars, students, naval personnel, and the public are welcomed and encouraged to use the library. This is strictly a research library and does not lend materials. A reading/study area is provided for public use. Various catalogs, finding aids, and the assistance of the staff enable researchers to locate pertinent materials.
With our small staff, the Library can only reply to written requests for information that are mail or faxed to the Library (see below). We can not respond to phone or email requests. Due to the volume of requests received, please allow up to 4 weeks to respond to your request.
Because of the special nature of the records, the Library has special rules for visiting researchers. Those that a visitor might want to know about before visiting are: