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USMA Digital Commons

An online platform for scholarly publishing making West Point's research, scholarship, and creative content openly accessible to the world. Also, learn about how to search the USMA Digital Commons or how to submit your work.


Research Guides

Find specialized information to get you started on your assignment or research in your department. 


Library Databases

Find and access all databases that the USMA Library subscribes to. Databases can be found by name or subject area.


Interlibrary Loan

Request a source that USMA does not have through Tipasa, from the Library of Congress or libraries worldwide.


Special Collections Requests

Create an account to request to view items from the USMA Archives and Special Collections. 


Digital Collections

Access the digitized collection from the USMA Archives and Special Collections. If you get an error, click on the Advanced Link and then Proceed.



Find books placed on Reserve by your instructor. Search by course number (ex. "HI 108") or your instructor's name.

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