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Advertising and Public Relations by Stan Tymorek
Computers and Programming by Lisa McCoy
Education by Ken Mondschein
Fashion by Monique Vescia
Film by Candace S. Gulko
Finance by Suzanne Northington
Food Services by Kelly Kagamas Tomkies
Health Care Management by Marica Horowitz
Health Care Providers by Sheila Buff
Hospitality (Ferguson Career Launcher) by Kirsten Hall
Internet by Lisa McCoy
Law by Amy Hackney Blackwell
Law Enforcement and Public Safety by Amy Hackney Blackwell
Manufacturing by Manya Chylinski
Nonprofit Organizations by Ann Morrill
Performing Arts by celia Seupel
Professional Sports Organizations by Christian Dahl Schulz
Recording Industry by Don Rauf
Television by Amy Hackney Blackwell
Video Games by Lisa McCoy

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How do series work?

To create a series or add a work to it, go to a "work" page. The "Common Knowledge" section now includes a "Series" field. Enter the name of the series to add the book to it.

Works can belong to more than one series. In some cases, as with Chronicles of Narnia, disagreements about order necessitate the creation of more than one series.

Tip: If the series has an order, add a number or other descriptor in parenthesis after the series title (eg., "Chronicles of Prydain (book 1)"). By default, it sorts by the number, or alphabetically if there is no number. If you want to force a particular order, use the | character to divide the number and the descriptor. So, "(0|prequel)" sorts by 0 under the label "prequel."

What isn't a series?

Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such (see Wikipedia: Book series). Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere "lists" of works possessing an arbitrary shared characteristic, such as relating to a particular place. Avoid series that cross authors, unless the authors were or became aware of the series identification (eg., avoid lumping Jane Austen with her continuators).

Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the "works" in question. So, the Dummies guides are a series of works. But the Loeb Classical Library is a series of editions, not of works.


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