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Subject: How many books of the same title?
Date Posted: 2/5/2011 9:15 PM ET
Member Since: 1/11/2011
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Being rather new at this and I'm wondering;   When posting a book, how can I find out how many other books, of the same title, by the same author, are already posted on PBS?  I wouldn't want to post something that's already got multiple copies out to be shared.


Date Posted: 2/5/2011 9:23 PM ET
Member Since: 8/23/2007
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If you put a book on your Reminder List you can see how many copies are in the system already of that ISBN. 

Don't be afraid to list books that seem to have a lot of copies in the system.  I've posted books with almost a 100 copies in the system and had them ordered within a few weeks.  And I've posted books with only a handful of copies posted and had them sit for a year before I donated them.


Date Posted: 2/6/2011 11:19 AM ET
Member Since: 10/6/2007
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I also will list books I have to share, regardless of how many copies are available, because... 

When I order a book from another member, i take a minute to check out their bookshelf to see if there are other titles I might be interested in. 

I once had a member start with just one wish list book, then she requested 4 ADDITIONAL books from my bookshelf.

It can't hurt!

Mary in KY

Date Posted: 2/6/2011 6:07 PM ET
Member Since: 1/11/2011
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Thanks, ladies, for taking the time to answer my question.  Much appreciated!