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Subject: My book I posted isn't showing up
Date Posted: 11/4/2010 3:58 PM ET
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THE ANCASTER DEMONS, author is Russell, has no isbn, but the PBS # is 311572.

 

I can see it on my bookshelf but when I search for it using the bookshelf search, under the title or the author, I get no result. Also, when I search posted books in the book browser, it doesn't show up either. And it is not showing as a book being held for a wishlist requestor on my account either.

I forgot to add that I posted it yesterday or the day before so it's had plenty of time.



Last Edited on: 11/4/10 4:01 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 11/4/2010 4:00 PM ET
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Is there a little exclamation point to the right of it when you view your bookshelf? If there is, someone has it on auto-request and it will show up in your requests after an hour.

Date Posted: 11/4/2010 4:03 PM ET
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No, there is no exclamation point.

Date Posted: 11/4/2010 4:03 PM ET
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So you think maybe it is in the system as a request? OK, that's good. Thanks for the info.

Date Posted: 11/4/2010 4:04 PM ET
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I believe I am seeing the same thing you are. I see the book on your bookshelf (thus it hasn't been requested), but if I search for posted books by Norman Russell, your copy does not appear. When I click on the link to the copy that is posted, others are linked, but yours isn't one of them.



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Date Posted: 11/4/2010 4:05 PM ET
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Yes, that is exactly what is happening.

Date Posted: 11/4/2010 4:05 PM ET
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The Ancaster Demons (Inspector Jackson Bk 5)
Author: Norman Russell
Book Type: Paperback
Genre: Mystery & Thrillers
Posted: 11/3/2010 3:05 PM ET passport.png

 

I see it on your bookshelf, but not through a general search. Weird.

Date Posted: 11/4/2010 4:06 PM ET
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When you first post your book, it takes a bit before it shows up in a search, but it does show up in time -- like within an hour.

Date Posted: 11/4/2010 4:08 PM ET
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Well, like I said I posted yesterday or the day before.

 

Must be some kind of tech glitch. I'll check again later today and see if it is back to normal.



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Date Posted: 11/4/2010 4:33 PM ET
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I did a search by Author and it showed up....

Date Posted: 11/4/2010 9:07 PM ET
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It looks as if you posted it yesterday afternoon.  It can take a while for it to be included in the database searches, especially if the data base is undergoing any maintenance.  I'd give it 3 or 4 days.

Date Posted: 11/5/2010 1:36 AM ET
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Thank you for the info, Patty. I will keep an eye on it and hopefully it will be OK.  (Still messed up now, though.)

Date Posted: 11/5/2010 2:41 PM ET
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If the book does not have an ISBN, you should not be posting it via the system.

Kellie

Date Posted: 11/5/2010 2:56 PM ET
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Actually, PBS makes it very easy to post a book without an ISBN. On your My Account page under Post Books, there is a 'Post A Book Without and ISBN" link to  post this type of books through the system.

Date Posted: 11/5/2010 2:57 PM ET
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Hopefully your book will show up soon, Gayle.

Date Posted: 11/5/2010 3:43 PM ET
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Thank you Margaret for pointing that out.  I didn't realize that was there.  Cool.  I have a couple of kids books that I can post now.

 

Maybe that's why it took time to show up (because you had to manually enter it?).  Good luck.

Kellie

Date Posted: 11/5/2010 5:42 PM ET
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Available Norman Russell books in the club

 
 
 
book_icon.gif 2004 - The Ancaster Demons (Inspector Jackson Bk 5) (Paperback)  this is your book that was available yesterday at 4:30pm and still available today...PBS #311572