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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.

 Library Hours

Library Services Update (as of 17 Nov 2021)

The library building is open to the public


  • ALL patrons are required to wear a mask when entering the library.  IAW Deputy SECDEF Memorandum dated 28 July 2021.


To get a CARL library card you must:

1. Be stationed at Fort Leavenworth
2. Be the Sponsor (1 account per family sponsor)

To sign up for a library card, click on the "Register" icon located in the menu at the top of the this page.

Fill out the form.

Once you submitted the form you will receive an email that states that you are to verify your account within 7 days or it will expire.  

Please go to the library to verify your account within 7 days of registering for a library card. 

For assistance please call: (913) 758-3001/3002

If you are a distance learner, you will have access to our digital resources via library code found on Blackboard.  Learn more about this in the "Remotely Accessing..." tab here: