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message 1: by Ayshe (last edited Feb 26, 2016 11:26PM) (new)

Ayshe | 3055 comments Some of the books were having this Tom Skinner as author:
I moved them to your profile. For future edits of books and quotes your profile uses 4 spaces to disambiguate from other Tom Skinner profiles: Tom^^^^Skinner (where ^ is space).

1. Done. To avoid confusion it's merging that I did (deleting the duplicate edition), they were already combined.

2. If it was never available in ebook format other than Kindle, you have to request it to be merged in this thread:

3. Done.

4. Edited it according to the examples in the librarian manual:

One more note: These books have ASIN placed in the ISBN13 field:
and I can't move it to the ASIN field because that ASIN is already in use by another edition. Please have a look at them and determine which is the edition that was initially published with that ASIN and then we can mark the later edition as alternate cover edition and remove/add ASINs as necessary.

message 2: by Michael (last edited Feb 27, 2016 04:36AM) (new)

Michael Korleone (michaelkorleone) | 3881 comments #3

Book 1 - Fixed
Book 2 - Fixed
Book 3 - Fixed

Marked the editions added later as ACEs for corresponding books. Updated publication date for ACEs to reflect the date they were added instead of using original publication date. To set whichever edition you want as default (that comes up on author page, user searches, etc) for each book, please follow these steps.

Let us know if there's anything else that needs to be fixed :)

message 3: by Ayshe (last edited Feb 27, 2016 10:34PM) (new)

Ayshe | 3055 comments Hi Tom, it is not allowed, users may have shelved (or may want to shelve) different editions (according to what they read) and that should be respected:

message 4: by Ayshe (new)

Ayshe | 3055 comments You can leave them as is, or you can label them, as you wish :) When a book has a lot of editions, it's good to have a note that such and such is "ACE" as it might get inadvertently deleted as duplicate.

One more clarification: it's not the primary edition that gets the ASIN, it's the first published edition. The rest (if they don't have ASIN/ISBN) are the ACEs.
Authors can set whichever edition they choose to as primary using the steps Michael linked to.

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