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message 1: by Betsy (new)

Betsy | 582 comments https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4...

This series was entered into the database as though it was a unique book. That would be true if it were an omnibus containing all twelve of the individual books, but that doesn't seem to be the case. Amazon has an entry for the series and allows you to buy them all with one click, but you're still purchasing twelve separate works.

I don't know how it got into the database -- maybe in the download from Amazon -- but shouldn't it be deleted? Also, if that's happening with the download from Amazon, I can't help but wonder if there are other series like this.


message 2: by Alison (new)

Alison | 882 comments Here's a thread you might like to read on this issue: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/... Yes, there are a lot of these.

The one you linked to (it only has one shelving and does not require a super) should be combined with the first book in the series, deleted/merged, and then once the ASIN no longer shows up in search results, you re-add and NAB that ASIN so it won't just keep showing up on GR.


message 3: by Betsy (new)

Betsy | 582 comments Thanks, Alison. I don't really feel comfortable doing that. I've never deleted a book or made a NAB. If there is another librarian who could fix this, I'd appreciate it.


message 4: by Alison (new)

Alison | 882 comments No problem, Betsy. I'll do it now.


message 5: by Betsy (new)

Betsy | 582 comments Thanks.


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