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Book Issues > New edition; can someone combine them for me?

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message 1: by Alwyn (new)

Alwyn | 7 comments Hello,

I have no librarian status, but I wanted to add a new edition of the following book: . I pressed the button 'add new edition', but he created for an unknown reason a new book: . Please, can someone combine them for me? Furthermore I would like to know what I did wrong and how you can add a new edition, so I can do it the next time by myself.
Thanks in advance!


message 2: by Random (new)

Random (rand0m1s) | 56 comments Combined.
New editions do not get combined automatically. This needs to be done manually by librarians.

message 3: by Alwyn (new)

Alwyn | 7 comments Thanks. So non-librarians can add new books, but no new editions? Doesn't seem very logical to me; why does the option 'add new edition' exist at all?

message 4: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 42044 comments Mod
It prepopulates some of the fields.

message 5: by Alwyn (new)

Alwyn | 7 comments Ah, I understand, thanks.

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