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message 1: by Cornelia (last edited Feb 26, 2012 01:37PM) (new)

Cornelia (stage) | 86 comments While working on the books by the German author Wolfgang Hohlbein, I noticed several times now, that books with missing ISBNs had said ISBNs removed by the German national library as I had a look at the librarian change log.

I'm sure, that this is a data transfer error due to the Amazon info gone away, nevertheless it's annoying. Is there anything that can be done by the data/programming gurus here? And have you noticed other national libraries doing the same?


message 2: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 42428 comments Mod
Links to specific examples, please?


message 3: by Cornelia (new)

Cornelia (stage) | 86 comments I'll post one the next time I see it.


message 4: by Cornelia (new)

Cornelia (stage) | 86 comments http://www.goodreads.com/book/edits/6...

Please, scroll down until

german national library updated the book Unknown Book 6281620 by Wolfgang Hohlbein
isbn: '3865496989' to '' (undo)

If I do not misunderstand this entry completely, the book had an ISBN before and currently doesn't have one but is set to "unknown book"

And, please, don't wonder, I'm updating it right now.


message 5: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 42428 comments Mod
Thanks for the example. I've asked the devs who worked on that import to take a look.


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