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subject description and guidelines

  • Naval Science addresses naval life, national navies, naval administration, maintenance, sailors, marines, ordnance, navigation, the merchant marine, and shipbuilding. Works in Naval Science are most often classified in the “V” classification of the Library of Congress. At Cornell, works on Naval Science in English distributed by major trade and university publishers are acquired. Special attention is paid to the Naval History. Works on the naval history of specific areas are the responsibility of the relevant Area specialist.


  • The History of the Book collection serves the needs of faculty and students in the History Department. To a lesser extent, it supports students in the Department of Military Science.