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Subject: books I posted do not show up on available list?
Date Posted: 10/13/2007 9:42 PM ET
Member Since: 4/29/2006
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I posted two books by the same author (Scott Frost). "Never Fear" and "Run the Risk"

When I search the author Scott Frost, it shows both books as "red" color, meaning not available in the system.

The paperback version of one of them is on 3 wish lists.

Any way to make sure my books really show as available for requests?

 

Date Posted: 10/13/2007 9:46 PM ET
Member Since: 8/9/2005
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If they are on wl look on your account page for WL holds.

Date Posted: 10/13/2007 9:48 PM ET
Member Since: 10/26/2005
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When I searched that author's name, I found posted books for both of the ones you listed.

I can only assume that your own two are included in those.  Maybe it took a second for the system to catch up.  Those books are definitely in the system right now though.

You can go to "My Account" then "My Bookshelf" if you want to verify that your two are actually posted.

Date Posted: 10/13/2007 9:48 PM ET
Member Since: 11/10/2006
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Also, check that the ISBNs match...not just the title.

Date Posted: 10/13/2007 11:16 PM ET
Member Since: 8/16/2007
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They are on your shelf so they are available. The WL people should get an email telling them that a copy with different binding has been posted so if one of them wants to get the HC they can order it from you. It is odd that some of the search screens (like linking from the author's name) show's it unavailable, but once you go to the book it shows you can order it. Maybe some update over night will clear that up.

Date Posted: 10/14/2007 10:47 AM ET
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thanks, everyone.  The books are definitely on my bookshelf , but if I search they still show up red, even if I refresh the page.  As long as they show up as available to other people searching, that's all that's important. 

Date Posted: 10/14/2007 11:42 AM ET
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The ones that are showing up as red are different ISBN #s.   Never Fear by Scott Frost with ISBN-10: 0399153403 is in the system (This is the version you have available on your shelf), and it shows up as green.  However, Never Fear by Scott Frost with ISBN-10: 0755333853 has no copies posted in the system, so it shows up red.



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