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Subject: How To Post A Book
Date Posted: 2/13/2011 4:37 PM ET
Member Since: 9/23/2010
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I have many books that I can't list on my bookshelf because the ISBN's are not  registuring. Can someone tell me

how I can list books so I can add some new ones? It would be a great help. Thanks A Bunch!!!



Date Posted: 2/13/2011 4:47 PM ET
Member Since: 8/16/2007
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When you enter a valid ISBN that isn't in the database, the system should then prompt you to add the book by entering all of the information for the book. Often just searching for the book causes the system to find it in its next update though and no entry is necessary.

What is the error/issue you are seeing when you try to post the books? Are the ISBNs just not registering at all (the box stays red) or are the ISBNs bring up a different version of different book? Is the ISBN you are trying to use a 13 digit or 10 digit number? If the system isn't recognizing the ISBN as a valid ISBN could you give us some examples to look at and see what might be happening?

If you just cannot get the books posted by their actual ISBN you could always post them as a book without an ISBN - there is a link to do that towards the bottom of the posting page.

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Date Posted: 2/13/2011 9:43 PM ET
Member Since: 10/14/2010
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The one that threw me is that you can't use the dashes " - " that are actually an integral part of ISBN numbers when you post the books, don't know if this may be the problem or not.