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Interlibrary loans (Service du PEB) contact info

Civic address
École Polytechnique - Bibliothèque
Campus de l'Université de Montréal
2500, chemin de Polytechnique
Montréal, Québec, Canada
H3T 1J4

Phone: (514) 340-4846

Fax: (514)340-4026


Mailing address:
École Polytechnique - Bibliothèque
C.P. 6079, Succ. Centre-Ville
Montréal, Québec, Canada
H3C 3A7


  • WHO: EPM
  • OCLC: GA0

Borrowable and non-borrowable items

Borrowable materials

  • Monographs
  • Government publications
  • Technical reports published by Polytechnique
  • Theses and dissertations published by Polytechnique

The loan period is for five weeks; items cannot be renewed.

Theses and dissertations can be purchased through ProQuest Information and Learning.

Non-borrowable materials

  • Reserve materials
  • Standards
  • Reference works
  • Periodicals

The Library provides photocopies in compliance with copyright regulations, with the exception of standards that cannot be photocopied.

Interlibrary loans fees

The libraries outside Canada are billed monthly. However, payments can be made in equivalent U.S. funds or IFLA vouchers.

Other libraries and institutions in Canada Other libraries and institutions outside Canada
for-profit non-profit
Loans free free 35 $ 25 $ 35 $ or
3.5 IFLA vouchers
Photocopies free 5 $ 35 $ 25 $ 35 $ or
3.5 IFLA vouchers

Submitting an interlibrary loan request to the PEB

Polytechnique's Service du PEB manages loan requests issued by other institutions through COLOMBO.

COLOMBO is the name of the interlibrary loan system used in universities throughout Québec. The system is based on the OCLC-PICA applications VDX and ZPortal. Zportal can be used by external clients to locate documents in Québec university libraries.

To submit a loan request, do the following:

Libraries outside of Canada

Libraries in Québec and Canada

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