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Reference Services: About


The Ike Skelton Combined Arms Research Library (CARL) Reference Services department is located on the first floor of the library side (i.e,. southside) of Eisenhower Hall, which is located at 250 Gibbons Ave., Fort Leavenworth, KS 66027.

Our department assists library patrons by:

  • Locating information
  • Identifying relevant books, articles, and electronic resources
  • Providing instruction on how to use library resources
  • Conducting a scheduled research interview with you, focusing on (1) developing search strategies (e.g., for databases, the web, catalogs, and other sources) and (2) providing a literature search on your topic

Fort Leavenworth Visitor Information

For more information on how to enter the Fort Leavenworth campus, please visit:

Interlibrary Loan and Database Access for External Individuals

To borrow books or receive a photocopied/digitized journal article from the ISCARL, you are to request the item by contacting your local or school library's interlibrary loan (ILL) service.

Because of licensing restrictions, ISCARL's online databases are only available from outside the library to users who (1) are CGSC students, faculty, or staff, (2) have a library card, or (3) have access to CGSC Blackboard.

Contact Us

Reference Services Phone Numbers: (913) 758-3053 or (913) 758-3054

Reference Services Email:

You can also ask a question through our Ask a Librarian service.