Technical Requirements

Users on the Columbia University network can access the VHA through any computer meeting the below hardware and software requirements. Accessing the database is also possible by connecting to via high-speed Ethernet or wireless.

Software and hardware requirements:

  • Operating System: Windows XP/7/8
  • Web browser: Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 or later
  • Windows Media Player


  • Operating System: Macintosh OS X 10.6 or later
  • Web browser: Safari 5.1.1 or later
  • Quicktime Player