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COLOMBO (Interlibrary Loans)

Use COLOMBO to place Interlibrary loan requests and get books, journal articles, media and more from other libraries within Canada or around the world. Most articles are delivered to you electronically.

COLOMBO can be used to:

  • search multiple library collections simultaneously
  • create interlibrary loan requests
  • track the status of your requests

Place an interlibrary loan request

Log in to COLOMBO


COLOMBO currently doesn't accept NetName login. Instructions for logging in:

  • User ID = barcode number from your Concordia ID card
  • Password = Library PIN
  • Authentication service = Concordia

Request a PDF of an article in our collection

Need an article from Concordia's collection scanned and sent to you?

Use Article Delivery


Privacy & technical information

Your use of the COLOMBO database is conditional upon your consent to provide your e-mail and name which will be stored in the COLOMBO system. The COLOMBO database is currently supported by the vendor on a server located in the U.S.

After you sign in to COLOMBO, your name and e-mail are transmitted securely (using SSL) from the Library circulation system to create your COLOMBO account, allowing you to use the COLOMBO system right away.

Browser compatability: COLOMBO is compatible with Internet Explorer for Windows versions 7.0 or higher and Firefox 2.0 or higher. For Macs, it is compatible with IE version 5.2 (Mac OS) and higher and Safari 2.0 (Mac OS X) and higher.

More information is available on how to use COLOMBO.

page last updated on: Wednesday 25 May 2016
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