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Bibliothèque - Polytechnique Montréal
2500, chemin de Polytechnique
Montréal (Québec) H3T 1J4
Pavillon Lassonde, 7e étage
(514) 340-4666


1. Sofia Overview

  • Sofia discovery tool content
  • Accessing items beyond institutional collections

2. Locating Items

  • Basic search
  • Advanced search
    • Entry guidelines
  • Search tips
    • Boolean operators (ET/AND/+, OU/OR, SAUF/NOT/-)
    • Quotation marks
    • Truncation
    • Masks
    • Brackets
    • Search indexes
  • Facets and sorting to refine searches
    • Facets
    • Sorting options
  • Course reserves

3. Full Item
4. My Account

  • Access to your account
  • Borrowing and placing holds
  • Returning documents

5. Customized functions

  • Saved searches
  • Saved items


Sofia - Discovery Tool

Common to the 18 Quebec university libraries, Sofia offers many benefits to Polytechnique Montréal community. Learn more about this important resource by checking the Shared Service Platform (SSP) Project page.

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514-340-4711 extension 4665

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