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message 1: by Alison (new)

Alison | 883 comments There are a lot of names starting with John and ending with Jr (no period) that need to be edited to have the period after Jr. (with no punctuation between the name and Jr.).

Rules for Jr. in the sort-by and display fields: https://www.goodreads.com/help/show/4...

Here is the page for names similar to John Wesley Burks Jr: https://www.goodreads.com/author/simi...

Do NOT edit John Wesley Burks Jr itself, because the link will stop working once the period is added.

Note: I have noticed two spaces before a lot of these "Jr"s, so look out for that.

Merging author profiles and combining books may be required for some of the names.


message 2: by Arenda (last edited Dec 08, 2018 07:21AM) (new)

Arenda | 20801 comments Alison wrote: "Do NOT edit John Wesley Burks Jr itself, because the link will stop working once the period is added."

I have been working on this for a while, starting at the bottom of the page and didn't notice John Wesley Burks Jr was listed there, so accidentally corrected John Wesley Burks Jr, sorry...

I have reverted that change, and the new link for the similar names is here now: https://www.goodreads.com/author/simi...


message 3: by Arenda (new)

Arenda | 20801 comments All done. (At least for now, as there will be new imports happening).


message 4: by Renske (new)

Renske | 10990 comments That is an amazing amount of work you did. It may looks easy, but I did a few and so often names are different on the cover or there are some other profiles with or without middle name/initial and in the end you have merged 6 profiles to get one author right.


message 5: by Alison (new)

Alison | 883 comments Thanks to Arenda and Renske and anyone else who worked on this!


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