Internet Resources - Price Guides



Databases

  • Price It! Antiques and Collectibles
    This database leverages information from a variety of sources to help you determine market value for antiques and collectibles. The Info Center also contains articles on a wide array of subjects including repair, restoration and conservation of antiques, hiring an appraiser and many specific areas of collecting. You may also browse a directory of over 4,000 collecting clubs from around the world in the Collecting Clubs Directory.
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  • ConsumerSearch
    Easy-to-use guide to hundreds of product reviews. RSS feed and e-mail newsletter available.
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  • Kelley Blue Book
    This is an excellent place to start when considering buying or selling a car. Find your car's trade-in value or private party value. Also, price new cars and compare used and new cars. KBB provides estimates for vehicles dating as far back as 1993. The library also has paper copies of Kelley's various price guides, including for motorcycles and recreational vehicles. The Downtown Branch keeps older editions, useful for estimating a vehicle's value at a given time in the past.
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  • NADA Guides
    NADA provides price guides for cars, RVs, boats, motorcycles, and classic cars. You can find what to expect to pay for a new or used car, how much to expect for trade-in or private party value for all years, makes, and models of vehicles.
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Did You Know?

No Man is an Island...For Whom the Bell Tolls

This famous passage by John Donne (1573-1631) is not a poem--it is prose. It is a passage from Meditation 17, from Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions, 1624. Below is the passage with modern spelling.

Meditation 17

Nuc lento sonitu dicunt, morieris.
Now this bell tolling softly for another, says to me, ... [More]

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