Borrowing Library Materials


The MUHC Medical Libraries and the McConnell Patient Resource Centre are closed and inaccessible. Regular services have been suspended until further notice.

All current loans will be extended until the libraries reopen.

Certain services are available only for urgent staff requests related to COVID-19 or patient care. For any urgent requests, please contact

Note also that the electronic resources on the library website remain accessible both on all networked hospital computers and off-site.

Thank you for your understanding.

Who May Borrow?

  • MUHC staff
  • McGill residents and researchers at the MUHC
  • McGill medical students on rotation at the MUHC
  • McGill nursing and dental students at the MUHC
  • CEGEP nursing students at the MUHC
  • Non-medical stagiaires based in the MUHC

Do you need a book from another MUHC library?
Contact the library at your site and we will arrange to have the book sent over to your library for pick-up.

Lending Policy

Max loans: Five documents

Books: Three weeks

Reserve books: Overnight loan

Reference material: May not be borrowed

Journals: One week

Renewals: Renewals of books and journals are possible one time if no one has reserved them. Renew books online.

For after hours returns, use the book drop located outside your library. The book drop at the Glen is located to the left of the library’s main entrance (close to the security desk). The book drop at the MGH is located to the left of the library’s door.

Losses: Borrowers are responsible for replacement costs of lost material.

Note: Library materials may not be borrowed after hours.

External Libraries

Please see our Interlibrary Loan Policy.