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Subject: Dust cover image
Date Posted: 1/28/2010 10:52 AM ET
Member Since: 12/23/2009
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A hardover book I have posted has a dust jacket complete with all the usual stuff: author's name, title and illustration.  However, my bookshelf says "no cover available."  I've checked and the ISBN is correct.   How come it says "no cover?"  That would be misleading to a potential requestor who wants hardcovers with dust jackets.

Date Posted: 1/28/2010 11:02 AM ET
Member Since: 8/5/2009
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I think that means that PBS doesn't have a book image available, as opposed to an actual cover.

Date Posted: 1/28/2010 11:05 AM ET
Member Since: 8/16/2007
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It means no cover image available and wouldn't refer to any physical aspect of a book, since that's the image that shows on all copies of the book. If you have an image or can scan the one you have, you can upload it through the book details page.

Date Posted: 1/28/2010 11:07 AM ET
Member Since: 9/14/2008
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It just means no image has been added into the system.

You can add the image yourself. There is information on the help desk if you interested in learning how.

Date Posted: 1/28/2010 12:28 PM ET
Member Since: 8/10/2005
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Also keep in mind that it is not a requirement for the book cover image to match what is on your cover--as long as the ISBN, format, title & author are the same, the cover image does NOT have to match.

Cheryl