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Electronic delivery help for Colombo ILL

1. The email containing my ILL document went to my junk mail folder. What should I do?

In order to prevent the emails containing your ILL documents from going to your junk mail folder, you will need to add to your list of safe senders 'vdxhost.com'. Follow the instructions below for either Microsoft Outlook or the Outlook Web App depending on how you access your McGill email.

Instructions for Microsoft Outlook:

How to use Colombo ILL

This page is currently under revision (September 2014)


Colombo is a web-based interlibrary loan (ILL) system used to
  • Search multiple university and other library catalogues simultaneously
  • Request items not held at McGill Library
  • Track the progress of any request made


Borrowing from other libraries

There are two ways to borrow material not available at the McGill Library.

1. Borrow in person at other universities

Students and faculty may obtain a CREPUQ card in order to borrow in person at other Canadian university libraries.

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