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message 1: by John (new)

John Olsen | 8 comments This is just a touch complicated.

On my main profile, I'd prefer my name changed to John M Olsen (remove the period after the name). Profile is here: (

It might have a duplicate name problem because of this next bit.

I'm one of the authors of Apocalypse Utah ( and got credited as John M Olsen, which created a new profile here: (

The short version: Put Apocalypse Utah onto my main profile, remove the empty default profile, and remove the period after the M in my name.

Thank you so much for any help you can provide here.


message 2: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 41674 comments Mod
Please see the Goodreads policy on author names containing initials:

Book moved to your profile.

message 3: by John (new)

John Olsen | 8 comments Thanks a bunch for the help, and the pointers on policy. It's odd that it let that second profile be created without a period on the initial, given the policy.

message 4: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 41674 comments Mod
Import bots don't read the Librarian Manual. That's why we have our wonderful volunteer librarians to fix things.

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