Introduction  

The Nimitz Library has a growing collection of materials in a variety of multimedia formats. This collection is located on the first floor of the Nimitz Library. The majority of the media collection is listed in the Nimitz Library Catalog and includes materials in the following non-print formats:

Material Type Loan Renewal
Books-on-CD 2 weeks 1 renewal
American History in Video Video on demand
Playaway Audio Books 2 weeks 1 renewal
DVDs Faculty and Staff: 1 week
Midshipmen: 3 days
1 renewal
Videotapes Faculty and Staff: 1 week
Midshipmen: 3 days
1 renewal
16 mm Films Contact msc@usna.edu to view any film
Music CDs Faculty and Staff: 1 week
Midshipmen: 3 days
1 renewal

The media collection is arranged by format, and titles within formats are arranged by subject (Library of Congress Classification System).

  • Films: In addition to the items in the Media Collection the Nimitz Library has a collection of 16 mm films. This collection of films, more than 2,000 titles, were used for teaching and military training at the Naval Academy. These films are not listed in the Nimitz Library Catalog. Faculty may request 16 mm films be reformatted to DVD.
  • To recommend new materials for the Media Collection please send email to Larry Clemens, Director, Multimedia Support Center.
  • To arrange for viewing equipment within USNA, please contact MSC.
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