Add to my library button - Doesn't!!
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On the main page of a book
There's an "Add to my library" button, but it does not add the book that's being displayed to my library. Rather it sends one to the generic "Add to your books" page and in this instance this book is not in any of the 700 available sources. So what gives? It IS obviously already in the LibraryThing catalog, and it shows that 3 other members have it in their libraries, so how do I get it into my library??
I've looked through the FAQs and searched the on-line documentation without success.
Many thanks for any help!
It's supposed to work this way. LT is edition-specific for uses who want precision in their catalogs. It allows you to find and add exactly the book you have. Choose a source and search...ISBN works best if you have the books in front of you. If not and you don't care about editions just choose the one that comes up first.
The book comes up for me when I flip over to Amazon.com. 1999 version.
Most Like an Arch: Building Global Church Partnerships by David Keyes (1999).
The Help page for any work page has an explanation of how this works.
(You can get to the help page by clicking help at the top right; the help page is specific to the page you're on, so if you want help for the work page, you click it from the work page.)
See also previous Talk discussions, e.g.:
As theapparatus mentions, the book can be found by selecting amazon.com as a source, and probably through other sources too. Clicking the Add Book to your Library button runs a title search, and you may need to change the source if it doesn't find it in the first one it checks. You could always check the other members' libraries and see what source they used to add it, and try that one.
But the best and quickest place to add books is simply the Add Books page itself, not the button. On the Add Books page, plug in some words from the title -- or better the ISBN, which will give more precise results -- and try a few sources.
And of course, the most recent topic prior to this one:
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