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message 1: by Ashley (new)

Ashley West | 28 comments Hello, I have an issue with my books. They are under another author by the same name. I have included the link below to the books as well as my author profile. Could someone please move it my profile.

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...

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

Thanks.

Ashley


message 2: by Codex (new)

Codex | 3401 comments #1: Resolved by another librarian.


message 3: by Ashley (new)

Ashley West | 28 comments thanks


message 4: by Lobstergirl (new)

Lobstergirl https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...

Primary author = Will E. Gurr


message 5: by Codex (new)

Codex | 3401 comments #4: Primary author added.


message 6: by Lobstergirl (new)

Lobstergirl https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/8...

author is J.I.M. Stewart

cover here:

https://www.amazon.co.jp/Gaudy-J-I-M-...

proper capitalization needed.


message 7: by Codex (new)

Codex | 3401 comments #6: According to the author profile of Michael Innes, this name was used by J.I.M. Stewart as a pseudonym.
Added “J.I.M. Stewart” as a secondary author.
Cover added from Amazon, and title amended.


message 8: by Lobstergirl (new)

Lobstergirl Codex wrote: "#6: According to the author profile of Michael Innes, this name was used by J.I.M. Stewart as a pseudonym.
Added “J.I.M. Stewart” as a secondary author.
Cover added from Amazon, and title amended."


Did you look at all the other editions, as well as that edition's cover? The author is J.I.M. Stewart, not Michael Innes. J.I.M. Stewart is not a secondary author. Michael Innes is not a primary author, or a secondary author. His name should not be on the book at all.

https://www.goodreads.com/work/editio...


message 9: by Codex (new)

Codex | 3401 comments Lobstergirl wrote: “ . . . Did you look at all the other editions, as well as that edition's cover? The author is J.I.M. Stewart, not Michael Innes. J.I.M. Stewart is not a secondary author. Michael Innes is not a primary author, or a secondary author. His name should not be on the book at all. . . ."

Hmm. J.I.M. Stewart should be the primary author; but adding Michael Inness as another author is not incorrect. From the Librarian Manual:

“Regarding author pseudonyms or pen names - some authors write or have written under multiple names. When editing or adding information for a book written by an author with multiple names, enter the author's name as on the front cover as the primary author. The author's other names may be added in the other author fields. Original name or other pen names can be added and linked via a Librarian Note in the description field, or using the Librarian Note feature located above the Title field.”

Nevertheless, I see you have already applied changes to the author name, which you could have done yourself from the start (since you have librarian status).


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