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Ike Skelton Combined Arms Research Library
Eisenhower Hall
250 Gibbons Ave
Fort Leavenworth, KS 66027-7800


Telephone: (913) 758-3053



Telephone: (913) 758-3001/3002

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  • To search for elective material, CGSOC core books or other material reserved for graduate students and special programs (i.e. SAMS, ASLSP, R600, etc.), click the word TEXTBOOKS at the end of the search box above. (Select the below short video for additional information.)
  • Elective material cannot be renewed if a hold request has been placed by another student in that course.


Restrictive ROE

Library Services Update (as of 20 March)

The library building is closed to the public

CGSS or SAMS students and faculty may request academic (electives or 2nd floor main) materials for pickup, by reservation and at a pre-arranged time. 

**A698 (Great Campaigns) students: because of a shortage of books, first contact LTC (Ret.) Christopher Johnson at before submitting a library materials pick-up request.**

  • DVD’s, audio books, games, fiction, or children’s material will be accommodated when possible on a reservation basis.
  • Library due dates are suspended, and patrons are welcome to keep their items until further notice.
  • The archives will support in demand digitization services of print materials from the archives and special collections.
  • Interlibrary loan may be limited due to state and country wide closures.
  • CARL databases are available 24/7.  CARL library card required to access databases outside the library.
  • Librarians are available to assist with research and reference questions by email, Monday-Friday from 0900-1500.

Library Hours for pickup

Monday-Friday: 0900-1500

Email library staff with requests for materials and a staff member will meet you at the foyer (just inside the front doors) with your requested items.

  1. Requests are to be sent through Patron Pull Request, if you call for materials you will be directed to make your request through email.
  2. Requests for pickup can only be scheduled for pick-up Monday - Friday between the hours of 0900-1500.
  3. SAMS students, if you are picking up a large amount of material you are to bring your own bag or tote to transfer the material from the library to your vehicle.

Please check the CARL Facebook page,, or CARL website for any updates, as the COVID-19 concern is very fluid.

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