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message 1: by Eve (last edited May 24, 2020 02:59PM) (new)

Eve Tanios (evetanios) | 14 comments Hi! I'm a new librarian, and I seem to be having a bit of an issue adding secondary authors to books.
Every time I click "add new author", enter his or her name/role and click "save changes", it doesn't save. Any other change I make works just fine though, which is interesting. Has anyone else had this problem?
Am I doing something wrong? I'm a little embarrassed to ask this because it seems like the most straightforward thing to do


message 2: by Eve (new)

Eve Tanios (evetanios) | 14 comments Andrew wrote: "Two different scenarios:

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Goodreads blocks adding an additional author with the same surname.

So for example if you're trying to add "Letitia Higgins" to a book with author "L. Higgins," you ..."


Oh, that makes sense! Thank you so much!


message 3: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 43624 comments Mod
Eve wrote: "I'm a little embarrassed to ask"

Please don't be. Those who don't ask are unlikely to learn.

Every Goodreads Librarian was new once.


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