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Digital Images

Artstor is a digital images database comprised of an extraordinary wide range of visual resources relevant to architecture, art, the humanities, history, and the sciences. The database is easy to navigate and the BAC Visual Resources Library adds architectural drawings and other images relevant to BAC coursework into Artstor each semester. Search for digital images of plans and building sites here.

Artstor Image Resource

Thumbnail images from Artstor

Films Online

We have streaming films on architecture, design, art, social sciences, and many other subjects.


The BAC Archives, located in 951 Boylston Street, contains the papers, images, publications, and many more records of the BAC.

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Online Spring Semester Hours (As of 1/4/21)

Our onsite library is closed but library staff are available to help everyone remotely. Contact the library regarding resources;

(EST hours)

Monday to Thursday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm

10:00 am -5:00 pm

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

noon - 7:00 pm


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    Library Contact

    Main Library

    320 Newbury Street
    6th Floor
    Boston, MA 02115
    Phone: 617.585.0155

    Visual Resources Library

    320 Newbury Street
    5th Floor, Room 511
    Boston, MA 02115

    Archives Record Management

    951 Boylston Street
    Room G6
    Boston, MA 02115