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Adding New Books & Editions > False attribution to author.

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message 1: by Richard (new)

Richard Warren | 5 comments I have added 15 books of my own to Goodreads, all linked to my author-profile.
Since then, over 600 books have been added to Goodreads, all being attributed falsely to my profile.
I assume that this mis-attribution is a general problem, and it seems to be causing chaos. I do not have the privileges or time to edit the other people's books' details. Any comments?

message 2: by Dobby (last edited Jul 01, 2018 11:07PM) (new)

Dobby (dobby0390) | 4944 comments It appears that you were given the default "Richard Warren" profile, so your titles are mixed in with his.

I see 25 distinct works on your author list. If you will list the 10 books that are not yours, a librarian can move them to another profile.

message 3: by Olivia (last edited Jul 04, 2018 02:30PM) (new)

Olivia (livka) | 7927 comments Hi Richard,
I fixed your profile and corrected your listings in line with Goodreads policy.

To avoid the issue in the future I would strongly recommend to contact support and ask them to move you to a non-default profile.

message 4: by Richard (new)

Richard Warren | 5 comments Thanks very much for your help!

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