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Access & Collection Content

© Sheri Rosenzweig

Access to Images Online
Visual Resources Digital Images Database
Collection Content:
The collection is developed on an ongoing basis and new images are added each month.  These images represent both local and global sites and consist of architecture, architectural drawings (site plans, sections, floor plans), maps, diagrams, urban design, interior design, furniture, landscape architecture, gardens, fine arts, and the decorative arts (textiles and wallpaper). The collection's content reflects the teaching interests of the BAC faculty. Images from the digital collection can be downloaded as jpgs for educational use by the BAC community. Images are acquired through licensing from independent vendors, books and journals, and donors.  

Access to 35mm Slides:
In order for faculty or students to view and borrow slides from the collection, please contact the Visual Resources Librarian, Sheri Rosenzweig at 617.585.0257. 
Collection Content:
These images represent both local and global sites and consist of architecture, architectural drawings (site plans, sections, floor plans), maps, diagrams, urban design, interior design, furniture, landscape architecture, gardens, fine arts, and the decorative arts (textiles and wallpaper). The collection's content reflects the teaching interests of the BAC faculty.

Access and Policies regarding Documentary Films :
Films can be located through searching the BAC Library's catalog.

Students, faculty, and staff may borrow films which are a part of the main collection. Students may borrow 2 dvds for one week (with one renewal). Faculty and staff may borrow 2 dvds for two weeks (with one renewal). In addition, faculty may borrow films from the closed stack collection for classroom use. Students may borrow films from the closed stack collection for viewing within the library.

While all of the films in our collection can be shown in the classroom, only some can be shown within the BAC's lecture halls and the Loft. In order to show films outside of the classroom, public performance rights must be acquired. If you have any questions about obtaining public performance rights for a film from our collection, please contact Sheri Rosenzweig, Reference and Visual Resources Librarian at 617.585.0257.
Collection Content:

The collection consists of documentary films that are supportive of the BAC's many disciplines. For example, some of the subjects consist of the following: the architectural firm of TAC, the Pruitt-Igoe public housing complex, William Morris, biophilic design, Central Park, and the flooding of New Orleans in 2005.