This site contains documentation for use of the NPS Archive: Calhoun.
What is Calhoun? NPS Archive: Calhoun is the public access digital archive for NPS.
What does Calhoun have? NPS Archive: Calhoun showcases works by Naval Postgraduate School authors. You can find NPS Theses and Dissertations, Faculty-written Articles and Conference Papers, Technical Reports, Selected Student Publications, Videos and more, in Calhoun. You can view NPS Historical material with NPS Archive: Calhoun, too. It is a full-text archive, meaning it offers readable full-text documents, not abstracts or pointers to other platforms.
Looking for an NPS thesis or dissertation but can't find it? See this page.
How do you get your NPS work into Calhoun? We welcome new content. Contributors need to do nothing except tell us about their NPS-authored content; the NPS library handles the records, uploading and usage statistics. Lead contact is Irene Berry, Digital Services Librarian, Dudley Knox Library, Naval Postgraduate School. At NPS, Irene is in Outlook and Teams, or email NPSCalhoun@nps.edu. To reach a Dudley Knox Library Librarian via chat or to submit a question, contact us via Ask A Librarian.
Why does NPS have Calhoun? The purpose of NPS Archive: Calhoun is to collect, preserve and raise the visibility of NPS-created scholarly work at a stable, easily findable location. Calhoun is indexed by Google Scholar and its records are built intentionally to be shared with other repositories and aggregators such as BASE, CORE, COS / SHARE, GeoRef, Hathi Trust, NDLTD, OpenAIRE, OpenArchives and other repositories, using OAI-PMH.
What platform does Calhoun use? Calhoun is built on the open source platform DSpace and as of September 2020 is using version 6.2.
What are Calhoun's Policies? Read Calhoun's policies here.
Who is in charge of Calhoun? Calhoun is a project of the Naval Postgraduate School's Dudley Knox Library. Lead contact is Irene Berry, Digital Services Librarian. At NPS, Irene is in Outlook Teams, or email NPSCalhoun@nps.edu. To reach a Dudley Knox Library Librarian via chat or to submit a question, contact us via Ask A Librarian.
Some interesting things Calhoun can display:
Any search in Calhoun will produce a link to a results set that you can use and share
Searches in Calhoun produce links you can share and publish on web pages. If you'd like to get a shareable link to your own publications or for any other search in Calhoun, and need assistance, email NPSCalhoun@nps.edu or Ask A Librarian.
Show me everything my department has published* (any department name)
Which theses did Gary Kildall advise? (use any advisor name)
What does Calhoun have by (your name here)?** (use any author name)
Change filters to specify collections, region and period. Links can be used on web pages and will always report current results.
To find other departments, authors and item types, just change info in the filters. Results can be sorted using the gear icon.
*Results depend on whether department name is reported in the record.
**Author names are not disambiguated, that is, records display a name as it appears on the document. If you would like to have your name appear in a specific way for all of your records in Calhoun, contact us.
See the most recently added documents in Calhoun (RSS Feed)
See the most recently added Theses and Dissertations in Calhoun (RSS Feed)
Calhoun opened in April 2012.