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Subject: requesting a not yet published book
Date Posted: 10/1/2010 6:43 PM ET
Member Since: 11/28/2007
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How do I do that - if the ISBN is not recognized?

I have added other's not yet published.

I searched help and the forums - and yes, I realize it's probably already been covered somewhere but would appreciate your insight.  Thanks!!!



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Date Posted: 10/1/2010 7:54 PM ET
Member Since: 8/26/2006
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Go to the "search menu" and choose advanced search, then search for the ISBN (no hyphens).  That will trigger the data base to go out and look for information on that ISBN next time it does an update.  You can save the search and keep checking back.

Date Posted: 10/1/2010 7:55 PM ET
Member Since: 8/18/2005
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Give it a day or so, and check again. If a ISBN isn't recognized the site seems to go and find it pretty quickly. So just keep checking back, and if it doesn't show up in a while you might try contacting the site an asking them to check on it.

Subject: saving the search
Date Posted: 10/1/2010 8:06 PM ET
Member Since: 11/28/2007
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who knew.


you guys are great - thank you.

Date Posted: 10/1/2010 9:11 PM ET
Member Since: 8/15/2007
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Sometimes you can add it to your "Book I've Read" list to get it in the system (and then wish list it). I've done that before when it gives me that message during a normal search.