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Subject: Posting book with no ISBN
Date Posted: 9/4/2014 7:44 PM ET
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I received an older book that does not have an ISBN. PBS gave it one for my transaction. This book is wished under a different pbs ISBN. My question is to offer this title in the book bazaar should I hit "post my book" from my transaction archive or would I need to enter the book info and have the system generate a new isbn. Thanks.



Last Edited on: 9/4/14 8:54 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 9/4/2014 7:51 PM ET
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To clarify your question...you received an older book via PBS, without an ISBN (therefore posted with what we call a 'short' ISBN).  You now want to re-post the book?  Yes, you can post it to the 'short' number previously assigned to it (from your archive).  But only this one book, technically other books of that title should not be posted to this ISBN, only the book it was originally created for.

Was that your question?



Last Edited on: 9/4/14 8:20 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 9/4/2014 8:05 PM ET
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That's exactly right, Denise. Thank you very much! Editing this to add I should have checked the book before asking this question but now I know for the future. I decided not to post (condition).



Last Edited on: 9/12/14 9:34 PM ET - Total times edited: 2
Subject: Thanks, Denise!
Date Posted: 9/12/2014 5:39 PM ET
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I have that same question today, with a 1950s picture book about Turkey that I requested, enjoyed, and would like to re-post. Now I can click on that title in my transaction archive, so as to be sure to be posting the same book.

Date Posted: 9/14/2014 11:41 AM ET
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Yes, Margaret, that is a good way to post your book.