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message 1: by June (last edited Mar 13, 2013 07:17AM) (new)

June Williams (junewilliams) | 34 comments I notice that famous dead authors such as William Shakespeare have very nice author pages, so I was sad to see that author "Catherine Anne Austen" has a very poor page. Might I offer to help write a page for her, or is that done by a Goodreads Librarian? I think Jane Austen's niece deserves better, at least her real author name (Catherine Anne Hubback). Thank you.

http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/...


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vicki_girl | 2765 comments Is this the same person?

http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/...

If so, I am thinking that the author pages can be merged. Then we can update the data. The updates must be made by a Librarian, but you can post the data in this thread for adding.


message 3: by June (last edited Mar 13, 2013 08:56AM) (new)

June Williams (junewilliams) | 34 comments YES, that's her! Definitely the three pages need to be merged. Is it possible to have all the URL's and search results to forward to the same page?

http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/...

http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/...

http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/...

Should probably use the "Catherine Anne Austen Hubback" URL to make name searches easier to find her.


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June Williams (junewilliams) | 34 comments Is it possible to put links to other authors on an author's page?

Catherine Anne Austen Hubback (1818-1877) is the mother of John Henry Hubback (1844-1939). HIS page is at:
http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/...

Catherine Anne is also the niece of Jane Austen, so John Henry is the grand-nephew of Jane Austen (yes, THAT Jane Austen).

When I have data to be added to Catherine's or John's author pages, should I submit them both here - or start a new thread for John's?

Thank you for responding!


message 5: by vicki_girl (last edited Mar 13, 2013 09:25AM) (new)

vicki_girl | 2765 comments Merged author profiles and added links. I added as much data as I could from Wikipedia. Let me know if there is anything that needs added or corrected.

Working on John Henry...

ETA: Added what I could to John Henry Hubback. Post back if there are any corrections or other info that needs to be added.

http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/...


message 6: by June (new)

June Williams (junewilliams) | 34 comments I will write more later, but wanted to ask you about this book:
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/92...

It's a collection of Catherine Hubback's letters. Should it be listed on her author page or not?


message 7: by Cait (new)

Cait (tigercait) | 5005 comments June wrote: "It's a collection of Catherine Hubback's letters. Should it be listed on her author page or not? "

It should, and I've added her as the author.


message 8: by June (new)

June Williams (junewilliams) | 34 comments Wow, you GR librarians are fast and responsive! If only Wikipedia could be so....

I will look up more notes on Catherine and John, and will post here again. Thank you!


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