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Subject: Most swapped books (individual copies)
Date Posted: 12/5/2011 10:40 AM ET
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Anyone know how the Most Swapped Books (individual copies) works?  How does it know individual copies?

I'm thinking that when you mark a book as read, you must also mark it as "put on my bookshelf" for the system to know that individual copy.  A book I just received I didn't do that, maybe for that book's individual travel distance copy is dead then and it's treated as being the first time it's posted to PBS?

Last Edited on: 12/5/11 10:48 AM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 12/5/2011 1:45 PM ET
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It is books that stay in the system by putting it on your bookshelf and then later sending it on again, etc. , etc.

Date Posted: 12/5/2011 4:05 PM ET
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I think it might also work, even if you don't put the book on your bookshelf when you receive it.

I have not tested this systematically, but:

If you receive a book, you have an entry in your Transaction Archive. I think the system MAY use that as the history if you post a copy of the same ISBN, even if you don't put the book on hold on your bookshelf when you received it.