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Adding New Books > Upload pdf format for new book

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message 1: by Amit (new)

Amit Pagedar | 7 comments Hi Moderators,

I recently added new book to Goodreads and got an Author Profile also.

I am trying to upload pdf format for my book. Is there a way to do this? Can any librarian help add a pdf format for my book? Please note it's a FREE ebook which is in PDF format.

Alternative method I discovered is to upload the whole pdf as a Preview, but I really want to avoid doing this.

Are there any alternatives?

Thanks for your help!

message 2: by Riff (new)

Riff (theriff) | 2 comments Goodreads doesn't host copies of books; it catalogues books available from book stores. If you publish your book with a valid ISBN or Amazon ASIN, Goodreads will link to that.

message 3: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 41653 comments Mod
Riff wrote: "Goodreads doesn't host copies of books"

Actually, Goodreads Authors can upload either a preview or a full ebook to be attached to their book record.

However, this is not something librarians can assist with. Amit, I believe the process is indeed the same as uploading a preview (with a difference of a single checkbox part-way through the process), but you may wish to use the Contact Us link on the Help page for more details.

message 4: by Amit (new)

Amit Pagedar | 7 comments Thanks Rivka, That solved my problem. I was able to upload the ebook.

Thanks much!

message 5: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 41653 comments Mod
Glad that did the trick.

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