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message 1: by Moloch (new)

Moloch | 3049 comments I need help fixing this book

It had the ASIN code B087G2MV2C in the ISBN field, so I tried to cut and paste it to the right field. It usually works but this time it didn't. I couldn't save because I got the message that this ASIN already exists. I then deleted it and now the ISBN and ASIN fields appear empty.

But when I tried to re-edit and save, I failed again; somehow it seems that the ASIN still "exists" on Goodreads (and it works in search) and so this record is "unchangeable".

How can I fix it? Is it just a matter of waiting a bit so that the page updates?


If someone else manages to fix it, there's the cover to be added (here ) and it should be combined with

message 2: by Moloch (new)

Moloch | 3049 comments Thanks. Interesting, I didn't realize it wasn't the same record. So there's another record with that ASIN, but it's unreachable.

I don't know what to do and I await further assistance.

message 3: by Moloch (last edited May 14, 2020 05:40AM) (new)

Moloch | 3049 comments Now the ASIN B087G2MV2C is no longer found in Search, or rather it spins endlessly but there isn't a "No results" message. However it is still "in use" somehow because it can't be saved here

Meanwhile this one (the book page that apparently is "taking" that ASIN) is still "page unavailable".

Hoping that superlibrarians or staff can sort this out.

message 4: by lethe (new)

lethe | 13747 comments "Page unavailable" may take up to two days before it resolves itself.

message 5: by Moloch (new)

Moloch | 3049 comments Ok, good to know, thanks. I will check again.

message 6: by Moloch (last edited May 15, 2020 01:53AM) (new)

Moloch | 3049 comments Thanks!

Book finally fixed: the record with ASIN was combined, the other one should disappear soon has been deleted

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