General Information

Computing Services maintains a image database for use by members of the Boston University community. Consisting of over  70,000 history of art & architecture images this collection is currently under migration to a new platform and is expected to launch in Fall 2022.

In order to access the database, you will first need to apply for a user account.
The forms and details about the process and restrictions will appear in this space as the new database is launched in 2022.


Due to copyright restrictions, reproduction or duplication, in any medium, of the images in the History or Art & Architecture MediaValet Catalog is strictly prohibited. The images are licensed for use by the Boston University Community and may be used for classroom and study purposes only. Use for scholarly publication, reproduction,  or use on web sites (public or private) is not permitted.

Faculty Scanning Information

An image order form should be completed for every source prior to scanning by VRC staff- forms are available in the VRC and online here.