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Photo of Cadets on the spiral staircase in McDermott Library

The McDermott (Cadet) Library provides collegiate and professional-level reference, research and reading collections that support the academic and mission needs of the Academy. The Clark Special Collections, located on the 6th floor of the Library, houses a wealth of historical materials related to manned flight, air warfare, falconry, and the U.S. Air Force.

Note: For security reasons, access to this library is restricted to Academy cadets, faculty, and staff. To inquire about an escorted visit, please contact the library for more information.

See a short visual tour of the McDermott Library and its history, provided by the US Air Force Academy of Graduates.

Federal Depository Library

Federal Depository Library Program logo. Image links to FDLP homepageThis library is a congressionally designated depository for U.S. Government documents. Public access to the government documents collection is guaranteed by public law (Title 44 United States Code).

For more information, please visit the McDermott Library Government Documents Guide.

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