GoAntiques.com makes powerful pricing research tool available to libraries Libraries nationwide can now offer PriceMiner™ for their members to identify and price art, antiques and collectibles: More than 16 million records available
News-Antique.com - Nov 30,-0001 - COLUMBUS, Ohio – Sept. 16, 2005 – GoAntiques.com (www.GoAntiques.com) announced today that a custom edition of its successful PriceMiner™ (www.PriceMiner.com) research tool is now available to libraries nationwide.
Public, private and special libraries can offer their customers access to a research database of more than 16 million records going back eight years and covering 5,200 categories and subcategories in art, antiques and collectibles.
“Libraries told us that their members regularly ask for help in identifying and pricing art, antiques and collectibles,” said Jim Kamnikar, president and chief executive officer of GoAntiques.com. “We tailored a version of our PriceMiner research tool to the specific needs of library users. Identification is always the first step in pricing an antique, and our eight million images provide an unprecedented resource to users.”
PriceMiner™ for Libraries is tailored for easy use for library members. They can conduct research by simply typing keywords into a search box and/or by using categories. PriceMiner™ then searches its huge database of information from eBay, GoAntiques.com and TIAS.com. Library members can have results returned by lowest to highest price, highest to lowest price or only items with images. PriceMiner™ also reports information for same or similar items.
Not only can PriceMiner™ for Libraries be used on computers at the library, but the service may also be accessed from current cardholders’ home computers.
PriceMiner™ from GoAntiques.com is a powerful aggregator of information to identify and price art, antiques and collectibles from a variety of internationally recognized sources. By simply typing in keywords of the item you wish to buy, sell or value, PriceMiner™ searches millions of records and presents historical pricing information as well as photos and descriptions for the same or similar items.
PriceMiner™ is the first product to combine historical data from multiple external sources with GoAntiques.com’s vast archive of merchandise sales information, and then presents findings on price averages and ranges. In addition to GoAntiques.com’s historical price information beginning in 1998, PriceMiner™ includes auction results from the vast eBay® historical database from January, 2005 and online storefront sales provided by TIAS.com back to 1998. Two million records are added each month.
Search and sort criteria include price range, category, sale date, data source and currency converted to dollars.
With offices in Columbus, Ohio and Yorkshire, England, GoAntiques.com is the largest and only virtual marketplace for art, antiques and collectibles offering an integrated, one-stop solution for storefront and live auction selling plus a host of marketing services for both dealers and buyers, including the recent addition of
GoAntiques has developed a distribution network providing art, antiques and collectibles toYahoo Shopping and BobVila.com, as well as eBay Live Auctions. GoAntiques also offers a Wholesale Channel for member dealers looking to sell and source quality merchandise at wholesale prices.
GoAntiques.com offers over 400,000 items from more than 1,800 dealers in 29 countries. GoAntiques.com logs more than 2 million visits and thousands of transactions each month. More than 100,000 people are registered at GoAntiques.com buyers. Visit www.GoAntiques.com