Note: Links to the NWC databases will work from off-site via the EZProxy for authorized users only.
(1) Via Blackboard: Log onto Blackboard; click Library tab near top of page; click A-Z List of Databases; then select the database you wish to search.
(2) CAC option: From Library's home page on the INTERNET, http://www.usnwc.edu/Academics/Library.aspx, select Databases from the navigation menu and choose a database by title from the A-Z List. In the pop-up window, you will be asked to choose an authentication method. Ensure that your CAC is in the CAC reader. Choose CAC and follow the screen directions. You will be ready to search the database you selected.
Please see a Reference Librarian for further information.
Also: Click the letter i for more information about a particular item.
The Indian Ocean is the world's third largest ocean, and constitutes about 20 percent of the water on the Earth's surface.
It is bounded on the west by East Africa, on the north by India, on the east by Indochina and Australia, and on the south by the Southern Ocean off the coast of Antarctica.
Country Background Notes
Department of State Background Notes; Country and Area Pages
Port Cities of the Indian Ocean
Indian Ocean Region LibGuide
Indian Ocean Region
The Indian Ocean region is one of growing geopolitical importance and is characterized by competition and intense rivalries involving both littoral states and external powers. The strategic environment is volatile and a focus of increasing global attention. Eyes are on the emergence of China as a new and powerful regional player seeking to increase its influence in the region.
Indian Ocean Region (IOR)
From Early Times through the End of the Cold War