Navy Advancement Bibliographies

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Advancement Bibliographies (BIBs) are lists of occupational and professional military knowledge references developed to help guide Sailors in their studies for advancement exams. To access BIBs on COOL:

From the Home Page

Click on the Bibliographies link along the bottom of the banner image.

From the Navigator

  1. Click the Navigator icon graphic of a compass on the upper-right corner of the screen
  2. Select Enlisted
  3. Choose Advancement Bibliographies from the list, click Next
  4. Choose the rating

From a Summary Page

Click on the Look in the Advancement Exam Bibliographies tab.

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Updated: October 29, 2019