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message 1: by Kajsa (last edited Dec 01, 2018 01:27AM) (new)

Kajsa (kajsame) | 10 comments Ok, I don't know much about how series are constructed in the system, but this bugs me every time so I need to ask about it now. I couldn't easily find any previous discussions on it.

If a series is originally written in Swedish, isn't it logical that the series page shows editions in Swedish?

Example https://www.goodreads.com/series/5828...
Book 1-5 show editions in English, book 6-14 Swedish.

Editions it could show instead
1: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
2: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
3: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...
4: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...
5: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...


message 2: by annob (last edited Dec 01, 2018 02:03AM) (new)

annob | 1616 comments Hej Kajsa

On Goodreads the most 'popular' edition will automatically become the default edition. It's not related to to the languague of the edition nor the languague of the original work. The default edition is the one which is displayed on series pages, author pages, in searches etc. So it's not possible for Librarians to chose which edition to show on the series page.

You can read more about default edition functionality here: https://www.goodreads.com/help/show/1...


message 3: by Kajsa (new)

Kajsa (kajsame) | 10 comments annob wrote: "Hej Kajsa

On Goodreads the most 'popular' edition will automatically become the default edition. It's not related to to the languague of the edition nor the languague of the original work. The def..."


Ok, it is as it is, i.e. wrong in my book.
Thanks for pointing me to the right help topic!


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