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message 1: by Emy (last edited Jul 09, 2016 10:17PM) (new)

Emy (emypt) | 5036 comments These authors need one or more of the following...

1. disambiguating from scratch
2. further disambiguation into existing profiles / creation of more profiles (particularly with common names)
3. checking whether they are disambiguated correctly.
4. recombining.

While there is no policy on this, I recommend keeping the general undisambiguated profile as the 1^ profile, this helps with seeing your own work more clearly. It also means that when someone adds a new work it starts off at the undisambiguated profile, rather than on a definitely wrong profile.


message 2: by Emy (last edited Jul 09, 2016 10:11PM) (new)

Emy (emypt) | 5036 comments John Howard: Similar Names page
- Currently 9 plain John Howard-s separated out. 2^ is GR author, 3^ is sorted, others much less so.
In conjunction with the above is the question of
John R. Howard / John Raymond Howard - different people, but are all works on correct profiles, and are there only two authors there?


message 3: by Emy (new)

Emy (emypt) | 5036 comments John Howard Masterman / John Howard Bertram Masterman - same person or do books need placing.


message 4: by Emy (last edited Jul 13, 2016 10:52AM) (new)


message 5: by Emy (last edited Jul 10, 2016 02:13PM) (new)

Emy (emypt) | 5036 comments Is Johnny 'Two Combs' Howard same as Johnny Howard? Done (message #7).


message 6: by lethe (new)

lethe | 14584 comments Alexander Watson: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...

Books on WW1, religion, DIY and gardening. Doesn't look like they are all by the same author.


message 7: by Abcdarian (last edited Jul 10, 2016 07:38AM) (new)

Abcdarian | 22287 comments Emy wrote: "Is Johnny 'Two Combs' Howard same as Johnny Howard?"

Yes; merged as Johnny 'Two Combs' Howard since that was the link from the David Donachie profile and is the name on the books.


message 8: by Melanie (new)

Melanie (mvalente89) | 1770 comments William Roberts https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...

If you use the similar name search, there are a ton of William Roberts variations (some of which probably need further fixing).


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