Contact the Library


Points of Contact

Mailing Address

Ike Skelton Combined Arms Research Library
Eisenhower Hall
250 Gibbons Ave
Fort Leavenworth, KS 66027-7800
Telephone: (913) 758-3001

This list is to assist you in reaching the person for reference, circulation or one the other many services in the library.

Reference Staff

The Reference Department in the Combined Arms Research Library assist patrons in reference, research, locating and using information whether in print, electronic, or microform in format. The Reference Staff also provides library tours and library instruction in database and Internet searching.

Telephone: (913) 758-3053 or

The CARL staff can also provide remote reference services via our Ask a Librarian reference request form.

Documents Collection

The reference staff in the Classified Documents Collection assist patrons in locating documents, final reports, after action reports, lessons learned or doctrinal publications produced either for or by the Department of Defense, US government agencies, or government contractors.

Telephone: (913) 758-3104 or

Archives and Special Collections

The Archives department in the Combined Arms Research Library assists patrons in locating materials from the archival and special collections holdings of the library.

CARL's Archives is a collection of the College Archives (1881 to the present), the Combined Arms Center and Fort Leavenworth Archives, the Grenada, Panama, VII Corps Gulf War, Somalia and many other collections.

Special Collections contains rare books (most on military topics from the 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries), personal papers, architectural drawings and blue prints of the fort, photographs and obsolete Army authority publications.

Telephone: (913) 758-3161 or


The Circulation staff can assist patrons in checking out, renewal and the locating of materials. See Library Policies for restrictions and material check-out periods.

Telephone: (913) 758-3001/3002 or email


The CARL Copyright Office will assist CGSC Staff and Faculty, MMAS students, and SAMS students obtain copyright permissions.

The CARL Copyright Office only provides information and advice to CAC & Fort Leavenworth staff; we are unable to assist with any external requests. Telephone: (913) 758-3018 or

Interlibrary Loan Services

When materials are not available in the library, faculty, students, CAC and DAC personnel may request our interlibrary loan service.

Telephone: (913) 758-3017


The Systems Librarians maintain the library's electronic resources which includes the Public Online Catalog.

Telephone: (913) 758-3019

Library Director

Telephone: (913) 758-3033