The Dudley Knox Library has been a selective federal depository since 1963. In accordance with federal law (44 USC sec. 1911), we provide access to the general public for resources distributed though the Federal Depository program.
Members of the public who wish to use these materials must contact the Library at least 48 hours in advance to be placed on the Gate Access list prior to entry. Instructions will be provided regarding appropriate ID and vehicle registration information required for entry on the NPS Campus. For Library contact information and updates or changes to this policy, please check our Visitor Information page.
Guidelines for Government Information in Electronic Format
The electronic government publications selected by the Library are listed in BOSUN the Library’s online catalog. Direct links are provided for Internet accessible publications wherever possible.
The Library complies with the "Recommended Specifications for Public Access Work Stations."
The Library will fax or email federal depository program resources to members of the public as needed. Please visit our Ask A Librarian page to contact staff for research assistance.
Guidelines for FDLP Internet Use
The Library offers a small number of public computers that allow access to unrestricted government and non-government Web pages. Printers are available for public use.
Use of computer workstations is subject to Naval Postgraduate School and Department of Defense guidelines. Disclaimers and Privacy and Security notice for more information. Some .Gov or .MIL sites may be restricted for security purposes.