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message 1: by Mariana (new)

Mariana Flores (marianaflores) Hello,

I was manually inserting a book that i'm the author of, and somehow accidentally ended up with a bunch of versions of the same book. How do I delete the excess?

So this one needs to be deleted: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...

And this one as well: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...

How do I do this?
Thank you!


message 2: by Arenda (last edited Dec 30, 2017 12:01PM) (new)

Arenda | 20193 comments Working on it Merged (=deleted) three duplicate editions. One valid edition remaining: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...


message 3: by Mariana (new)

Mariana Flores (marianaflores) Thank you for your help ^^


message 4: by Mariana (last edited Dec 30, 2017 11:38AM) (new)

Mariana Flores (marianaflores) But now they appear as 3 different editions. There is only one edition. Isn't it possible to just merge them all in one?


message 5: by Empress (new)

Empress (the_empress) They have been merged. As you can see the edition is just one: https://www.goodreads.com/work/editio...

Every page on GR is heavily cached and can take from 10 min to 72 hours to update. What you are seeing is the none-cached page.


message 6: by Mariana (new)

Mariana Flores (marianaflores) Thanks for explaining ^^


message 7: by Empress (last edited Dec 30, 2017 12:27PM) (new)

Empress (the_empress) Mariana wrote: "Thanks for explaining ^^"

No worries. Usually when a librarian says "working on it", it may be worth refreshing the page as we tend to edit the same comment. We do the "working on it" for efficiency or few of us could start working on the same issue and then we just trip over each other.


message 8: by Mariana (new)

Mariana Flores (marianaflores) Thanks! This was my first time adding a book or posting for help, so next time I'll know now that you explained :)


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