Art Sales Catalogues Online, Hislop's Art Sales Index, Gordon's Print Price, Lugt's Repetoire Online, SCIPIO, are some of the resources available. Library use only (in Ryerson & Burnham) for most resources, but possible to obtain with email request.
The ALR is the world’s largest private database of lost and stolen art, antiques and collectables. Its range of services includes item registration, search and recovery services to collectors, the art trade, insurers and worldwide law enforcement agencies.
The Association for Research into Crimes against Art (ARCA ) is a research and outreach organization which works to promote the study and research of art crime and cultural heritage protection. The Association seeks to identify emerging and under-examined trends related to the study of art crime and to develop strategies to advocate for the responsible stewardship of our collective artistic and archaeological heritage.
The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs' Cultural Heritage Center specializes in the protection and preservation of ancient and historic monuments, objects, and archaeological sites of significance, working on many fronts to safeguard the patrimony of other countries.
The International Council of Museums' (ICOM) Red Lists classify the endangered categories of archaeological objects or works of art in the most vulnerable areas of the world, in order to prevent them being sold or illegally exported.