DSCU has a mission to educate the Security Cooperation Workforce to develop and execute innovative Security Cooperation solutions that support mutual U.S. and partner interests. The DSCU library exists to support that education mission and is dedicated to security cooperation and related subjects. The library's collection is
comprised of over 8,500 books, 75 periodicals, 16 newspapers, video media and 900 language training CDs for languages ranging from Arabic to Yoruba.
The library is also a member of the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC), an international network of more than 34,000 libraries providing access to over 51.9 million records.