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Rebecca Sharp (drrebeccasharp) | 14 comments Hello,

Somehow I ended up with two books listed for the same title so I will need them merged.

Correct title: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...
Additional title that needs to be merged: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...

Thank you
Rebecca


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Emy (emypt) | 5038 comments No merge - one paperback one kindle edition so both valid. Have combined the editions.

(For reference, "merge" would have meant a complete deletion of one record).


Rebecca Sharp (drrebeccasharp) | 14 comments Emy wrote: "No merge - one paperback one kindle edition so both valid. Have combined the editions.

(For reference, "merge" would have meant a complete deletion of one record)."


Gotcha! Maybe that option should be called “delete” lol merge and combine are synonyms in my dictionary haha ;) Thank you so much!!


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Emy (emypt) | 5038 comments It's called merge because it merges the data on one book record into another record :)

Delete is reserved for a removal where the data is not retained at all (e.g. a work that is demonstrably not to be added to the Goodreads catalogue and has no "targets" (any other editions) would be deemed to be deleted). Deletion is a last-resort and one that even Supers don't do lightly as it loses reviews and shelvings permanently.


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