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Library Databases

Electronic resources marked with an asterisk are provided by DISCUS - South Carolina's Virtual Library.

P4A Antiques Reference
In Library | Home Access
Historic household goods, fine art, and collectibles with auction prices, pictures, and select product overviews.

Best of the Web - Art

ArtCyclopedia: The Guide to Great Art on the Internet – Provides references to web sites at which artists' works can be viewed online.

Art History Resources on the Web – Art history from prehistoric to twentieth century.

Voice of the Shuttle – Resource for humanities research including art history, art (modern and contemporary), photography and other areas.

World Wide Arts Resources – An extensive collection of art-related resources, including websites for contemporary art, art news, art history, contemporary artists and gallery portfolios.


Best of the Web - Antiques

Antiques Roadshow – The companion website to the popular PBS series, this site includes an excellent Resource section with "Tips of the Trade" articles and a Teacher's Guide.

GoAntiques.com – Global network of antique dealers with thousands of current price for sale listings of antiques, books, sports memorabilia and numerous other categories.

Kovels Online – From the antiques and collectibles experts Ralph and Terry Kovel, this site gives access to more than 200,000 appraiser-approved actual prices, along with free resources such as a weekly ezine, a blog and collectors' news.