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CGSC Learning Resource Center

To enroll and to access LRC resources go to CGSC Blackboard.

The CGSC Learning Resource Center is located in Lewis & Clark, Room 2106, Monday through Friday morning, 0830-1200.  Note: All LRC Writing Workshops will meet in that room.

The Learning Resource Center in the Combined Arms Research Library (CARL) (first floor, Room C111) is open Tuesday through Friday afternoons by appointment only. 

You must make an appointment to be allowed into the LRC classroom in CARL.  To schedule an appointment, email Ms. Noll, LRC Lead Facilitator, at  Appointments are limited to 30 minutes and can be scheduled for 1230, 1300, 1330, 1400, 1430, 1500, or 1530.  When we have scheduled your appointment, you will receive email confirmation of the date and time.  CARL is not open to CGSC traffic and the main doors are locked; when you arrive at CARL, call the LRC, (913) 758-3236, to be escorted in.


What They Do:

To provide an opportunity for all students to improve their writing skills as Soldier scholars.  Their primary task is to review student written work for grammar and punctuation accuracy and for clarity of expression.  In addition, they offer workshops, one-on-one coaching, self-study modules, and hard copy and on-line resources that target:

  • Writing Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Critical Thinking
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Study Skills and Time Management

Writing Resources

The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material, and they provide these as a free service of the Writing Lab at Purdue. Students, members of the community, and users worldwide will find information to assist with many writing projects.

Patrick Rael, Reading, Writing, and Researching for History: A Guide for College Students (Brunswick, ME: Bowdoin College, 2004).  

The University Writing Center, Texas A&M University.  The Writing Center provides guides in helping you through the writing process.

The Plain Language Action and Information Network (PLAIN) is a group of federal employees from different agencies and specialties who support the use of clear communication in government writing.