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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. For more about interlibrary loans see the How to Use Colombo page and the service’s FAQ page.

Do you need an article from Concordia's collection scanned and sent to you? Use our article delivery service.

Accessing COLOMBO

Click the logo to sign-in

colombo sign in

information

COLOMBO currently does not accept Concordia NetName login.*

  • User ID = the barcode number from your Concordia ID card
  • Password = your Library PIN
  • Authentication Service = select "Concordia"

* This service requires a Library barcode and PIN to log in. See the Library PIN help page for instructions.


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

Note -  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 5.5, 6.0 and 7.0 and Netscape 6.2.2 for Mac. COLOMBO is not compatible with Safari.

More information is available on how to use COLOMBO.

page last updated on: Wednesday 30 July 2014

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