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message 1: by vicki_girl (last edited Sep 24, 2012 08:01AM) (new)

vicki_girl | 196 comments I have tried several times recently to add a second author to a book. After I hit save, the new author name disappeared.

This happened both in Firefox 15.0.1 and IE 7.


message 2: by rivka, librarian moderator (new)

rivka | 12265 comments Mod
Is the secondary author similar to the primary author -- differing by only a few characters?


message 3: by vicki_girl (new)

vicki_girl | 196 comments One was a middle initial "Dean Jensen" vs. "Dean N. Jensen". The other was "M.L. Tyndall" vs. "MaryLu Tyndall".

Is this intentional? I was adding the similar names because the authors publish under both.


message 4: by rivka, librarian moderator (new)

rivka | 12265 comments Mod
vicki_girl wrote: "Is this intentional?"

Yup. You can see the workaround another librarian already used on the Tyndall book.


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