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message 1: by Zoë (new)

Zoë | 6 comments Hello
How do you create a new author profile? Currently has a number of books that are by different Michael Stewarts. I have been asked by the author if he could have a profile set up with his titles attached.

(Librarian at a UK university)

message 2: by Ismail (new)

Ismail | 2201 comments Please list all the books written by Michael Stewart who you know, and I (or any other librarian) will move them to a new profile, not the default one that all the books by any author with the same name go to. After that he can claim his profile.
Thanks Zoë

message 4: by Michael (last edited Jun 08, 2018 06:27AM) (new)

Michael Korleone (michaelkorleone) | 3881 comments Working on this.

New profile created:

If the author is interested to claim the profile, he can do so by submitting following details -

message 5: by Zoë (new)

Zoë | 6 comments Thanks MIchael - I'll pass this on to the author. Much appreciated.

message 6: by Zoë (new)

Zoë | 6 comments Hello,

The same author has been unable to edit his most recent book that has been attributed to the wrong author. Please advise. should be on

Could you also confirm that he should be able to edit his owen if he has claimed his own profile?


message 7: by Scott (new)

Scott | 25113 comments Book moved. Author should be able to make certain edits on it now.
What does he want to edit?

message 8: by Zoë (new)

Zoë | 6 comments Thanks Scott - is he allowed to move his own books if they have been assigned to wrong author?

message 9: by Scott (new)

Scott | 25113 comments It's not possible. Only librarians can do it.

message 10: by Zoë (new)

Zoë | 6 comments Thank you for confirming. I will update the author.

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