Directions to the Conference

The ISKO 2008 conference and the OCLC/ISKO-NA preconference will take place at Pavillon Jean-Coutu located on the Université de Montréal (UdeM) campus.

How to Get to UdeM / to Downtown Montréal

Pavillon Jean-Coutu location on campus

Physical addesss: 2940 chemin de Polytechnique, Montréal. Click here to see a plan of Pavillon Jean-Coutu and here to see a more general map of the UdeM campus (Pavillon Jean-Coutu is building #21 on the PDF map).

UdeM Campus location

The UdeM University Campus is located on the north side of Mount Royal, approximately 2 km from downtown. Please be aware that the campus is hilly and that the Jean-Coutu building is at the top of a hill.

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To get to UdeM

Nearest subway (Metro) stations

Bus routes

  • #165, get off at “Queen-Mary” and walk 500 meters (uphill) to Pavillon Jean-Coutu
  • #51, get off at “Université de Montréal” and walk 400 meters (uphill) to Pavillon Jean-Coutu

More information on public transportation (where to buy tickets, fares, how to pay, etc.) can be obtained from the Montréal Public Transport website:

A taxi ride from a downtown location to the building entrance (2940 chemin de Polytechnique) should be approximately $15.
Here are the phone numbers of a few large taxi companies:

  • Taxi Diamond: 514 273-6331
  • Taxi Royal:      514 274-3333
  • Taxi Candare:  514 336-1313
  • Taxi Veteran:   514 273-6351
To get to Downtown Montréal

From the Airport

There is a shuttle bus from the Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau Airport to the larger Montréal hotels and the Berri Metro station.

Taxis and limousines are also easily available (prices listed on the airport website).