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Policies & Practices > Titles that say "(CANCELLED)"

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Debbie's Spurts (D.A.) These two struck me as odd. If isbn valid and book was ever published, I don't think it should say cancelled (I wasn't aware goodreads made any distinction between in or out of print books).

If were never published because got cancelled...shouldn't they get deleted?

These -
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/10...
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/13...


message 2: by lafon حمزة (new)

lafon حمزة نوفل (lafon) | 3557 comments There are two ways to deal with cancelled titles with ISBNs. If it has been shelved many times we usually leave it, with a note in the description or something similar. Other times we'll just NAB it so the unusable ISBN doesn't get re-imported.


message 3: by Debbie's Spurts (D.A.) (last edited Dec 25, 2012 09:19AM) (new)

Debbie's Spurts (D.A.) I'm not sure about the story with these ones (just ran across editing other book by author).


message 4: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 43613 comments Mod
And sometimes books that say cancelled in the title really were published. It's worth looking on WorldCat, for instance.


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