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message 1: by Shannon (new)

Shannon Fay (bottomofastairwell) | 149 comments A bunch of the books on my shelf need covers


message 2: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 43624 comments Mod
We cannot use a cover from one edition/ISBN/ASIN for another.


message 3: by Shannon (new)

Shannon Fay (bottomofastairwell) | 149 comments #4

book: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...
cover image: https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.c...

(this is the cover image for THIS paperback edition of the book. i'm making certain that the cover i see on my books corresponds to the correct ISBN before making these requests)


message 5: by Shannon (new)

Shannon Fay (bottomofastairwell) | 149 comments ok, just reloaded this page after a few hours of hunting though books to find missing covers, so i guess since you can't use the same image for different editions of books that have the SAME cover, i'll repost these with amazon links to those covers. Hopefully that will work


message 6: by Shannon (new)

Shannon Fay (bottomofastairwell) | 149 comments if the links to the amazon images don't work, then how do i go about getting images added for covers? can i take pictures of the physical books in my possession and send them in for verification that they're the same image as another edition? I just don't like seeing a blank spot where a cover picture should be. it bothers me.


message 11: by Shannon (new)

Shannon Fay (bottomofastairwell) | 149 comments #7

book: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/8...
cover image: https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.c...


I think that's it for the moment. I'm just sick of having books on my shelves that don't have cover images, and i can't switch to a different edition, cuz then my catalogue of books i own wouldn't be 100% accurate (since i catalogue by isbn number of the book), so please fix these. I'll be very grateful.

thank you guys so much. you do great work.


message 12: by Olivia (new)

Olivia (livka) | 7927 comments working on


message 13: by Shannon (new)

Shannon Fay (bottomofastairwell) | 149 comments thank you


message 14: by Shannon (last edited Jul 19, 2018 02:02AM) (new)

Shannon Fay (bottomofastairwell) | 149 comments found a few more. hopefully you can do those too

#8
book: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
image: https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.c...


message 16: by Shannon (new)

Shannon Fay (bottomofastairwell) | 149 comments although regarding number 9, i might be wrong, but i think it needs to be merged, cuz i think someone made 2 books and just spelled things incorrectly for the title

book 1: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...
book2: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...

(if that's a different thread i apologize and i'll move it accordingly)


message 20: by Olivia (new)

Olivia (livka) | 7927 comments Hi Shannon,
I added covers for the editions you posted.
Please note that for the same reason we can't use cover from one edition to another we are not allowed to use the direct link to the cover image, as we need to compare ISBN number.
Links to the full Amazon page for the edition are more useful, or just say 'cover on Amazon' and we will take it from there.

I had a look through your bookshelf and added covers to couple more editions as well.


message 21: by Olivia (last edited Jul 19, 2018 02:18AM) (new)

Olivia (livka) | 7927 comments For the last two one I will need a full link, as I can't find it myself.


message 22: by Shannon (new)

Shannon Fay (bottomofastairwell) | 149 comments ok, sorry about that, and yeah, for that last one, i could only find the cover on the uk version of amazon. here it is.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Bound-Destin...


message 23: by Shannon (new)

Shannon Fay (bottomofastairwell) | 149 comments had i known the direct link wasn't helpful, i would have provided you with the regular ones. sorry about that.

can't believe you went through my bookshelf. that's dedication.

i really appreciate that, because it's been bugging that i have books without covers for a while now, so thank you.

also, i just applied for librarian status (since i happen to have been the first person to add a ton of barnes and noble exclusive editions or uppercase/owl crate edition books to GR), that way i can simply do this myself and help fix/update GR.

just copy pasted the whole librarian manual. i should be able to count that towards my reading challenge by the time i finish it, lol


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