Fort Leonard Wood Community

Library

The Bruce C. Clarke Library is located on both floors of Building 3202 in the MSCoE complex, just off Nebraska Avenue and First Street.

All services’ active-duty military, reservists, National Guard, and DOD, DA and NAF civilian employees, as well as military and DAC retirees and family members of eligible spouses may be registered as library users. Military or civilian employee ID cards are required for library privileges.

The library’s holdings include more than 147,000 books, 20,000 government documents, 12,000 VHS and DVDs, 4,400 audio books, 50 paintings, 13,500 e-books, a large map collection, a collection of unit histories and more than 2,000 rare books. The library has a large collection of materials on current and historical military affairs, as well as nonfiction in many other subjects.

The library also has adult, young adult and children’s fiction, mysteries, science fiction and Westerns. There are collections of books in large-print format, as well as books in 15 foreign languages to include Korean, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, German, Italian and dialects from the Indian subcontinent. Books in English and other languages not available in the Bruce C. Clarke Library can be obtained through an online interlibrary loan service. The Bruce C. Clarke Library also loans materials to other libraries.

The Bruce C. Clarke Library provides a large number of online research and reference databases. Many of these are available to all users of the Fort Leonard Wood campus area network, and most are also available through remote access at home and work to authorized library patrons. These include full-text journals, magazines, newspapers, reference materials and e-books on a wide range of subjects. Reference services are available, which offer personalized, in-depth assistance by a reference librarian. The online catalog is located at www.wood.army.mil/library.

Computers are available for use in the library by authorized library patrons. The computers have standard office programs and Internet access. Children’s computers with learning software programs are also available in the Children’s Room.

Support is available for standard software packages that are found on most official computers, such as all Microsoft Office programs (Access, Excel, FrontPage, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word), and the staff will also try to assist with other software problems as well. The computers located on the second floor may be used by authorized personnel.

Meeting rooms are available on both floors and may be reserved by calling 573-563-8010/4109.

Microform readers and printers are located on the second floor for viewing and reproduction purposes. Coin-operated photocopiers are available on the first floor.

Phone numbers are:

Bruce C. Clarke Library | 573-563-3202
Community Services (First Floor)
Circulation and Information | 573-563-4113
Children’s Room | 573-563-5857
Media Zone | 573-563-3814
Academic Services (Second Floor)
Reference and Research | 573-563-4109

 

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