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Subject: posted book does not show up in search
Date Posted: 6/27/2009 1:12 AM ET
Member Since: 2/19/2009
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I posted an Amnesty International report on immigration, then tried to add it to my RL but it doesn't show up in the system, like when I search it.  Other AI reports do come up when I search for "Amnesty International".  What am I doing wrong?

Date Posted: 6/27/2009 1:21 AM ET
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Nora--

Can you provide the ISBN so I can try to search for it?  Is it this one?  http://www.paperbackswap.com/book/details/9781887204392-United+States+of+America+Why+Am+I+Here+Children+in+Immigration+Detention

Cheers,

Catt

Date Posted: 6/27/2009 1:38 AM ET
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Hi Elizabeth.  It's "Jailed Without Justice" and the ISBN is 9781887204507.  BTW I had to hand-enter it as if it didn't have an ISBN, even tho when I tried putting in the ISBN in the box, it turned green as it usually does.  But then I got the hand-enter screen anyway.

Date Posted: 6/27/2009 2:15 AM ET
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I guess I'm not understanding the problem.  When I put the ISBN# into advanced search, I get the listing:  http://www.paperbackswap.com/book/details/9781887204507-Jailed+Without+Justice+Immigration+Detention+in+the+USA

Date Posted: 6/27/2009 6:15 AM ET
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I wonder if when you did the first search, it was set to posted books (and not all books)? I don't know if that would affect it even if it's not a wishlisted or unavailable book though.

Date Posted: 6/27/2009 9:09 PM ET
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thanks everyone, it works now.  maybe it just took a little while to register in the system, or something.

Date Posted: 6/27/2009 9:40 PM ET
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That is exactly what happened.......takes a little time to show up throughout the system.