Common Knowledge, WikiThing, HelpThing

For discussion of LibraryThing's unique "Common Knowledge" feature—a sort of "fielded wiki" available on work and author pages—and our more conventional wiki, WikiThing.

TopicTopicMessagesLast Message 
cover uploaded upside-down10 unread / 10ulmannc, April 21
Contribution newbie8 unread / 82wonderY, March 3
Events: 'The' or No 'The'3 unread / 3lilithcat, February 15
Combining 2 copies of a book3 unread / 3MarthaJeanne, February 1
CK author legal names9 unread / 9Cynfelyn, December 2020
QUESTION: how do I combine a manually added book to a work?12 unread / 12justchris, December 2020
Searching CK for author birth months?1 unread / 1frithuswith, December 2020
Other Authors and anthologies.15 unread / 15andyl, December 2020
Date Format for Author Lives3 unread / 3gabriel, November 2020
Search by Entry Date3 unread / 3MarthaJeanne, November 2020
Editing a series title3 unread / 3Cynfelyn, October 2020
Related Places Question7 unread / 7parlerodermime, September 2020
A Treacherous Country by K.M. Kruimink4 unread / 4pamelad, September 2020
Cause of death field best practices24 unread / 24konallis, September 2020
QUESTION : Data that is overwritten and/or disappears in author biographies4 unread / 4r.orrison, September 2020
Anthology contributors in "People/Characters"11 unread / 11lilithcat, September 2020
Bad Edits9 unread / 9gilroy, September 2020
Characters as spoilers16 unread / 16Aquila, September 2020
Author CK3 unread / 3karenb, September 2020
CK author occupations : how liberally interpreted?24 unread / 24lorax, August 2020
Please add title to Creative Minds Biographies Series2 unread / 2lilithcat, August 2020
Any possibility of adding "Related works" to Common Knowledge?5 unread / 5MarthaJeanne, August 2020
Pseudonym vs Author Name4 unread / 4r.orrison, August 2020
Top 2,000 Common Knowledge contributors9 unread / 9gilroy, July 2020
CK: The more you know....23 unread / 23MarthaJeanne, July 2020
Help please... book error10 unread / 10karenb, July 2020
CK Helper Badge3 unread / 3littleone1996, July 2020
Collections Wiki Update/Discussion Thread63 unread / 63AnnieMod, June 2020
Misuse of Alternative Titles?4 unread / 4aspirit, May 2020
Locked icon for "Series (with order)" edits8 unread / 8ayliang, May 2020
This item has been locked ?!?6 unread / 6timspalding, May 2020
Mis-use of book description box2 unread / 2karenb, May 2020
Should this be Publisher Series? Do I need to transfer them back to ordinary Series?2 unread / 2MarthaJeanne, May 2020
People/Character names & dates10 unread / 10Carmen.et.Error, May 2020
The 1918-19 Flu Outbreak6 unread / 6lorax, May 2020
Merging of two LibraryThing accounts3 unread / 3Alberto511, April 2020
Browsing library collection by patrons2 unread / 2MarthaJeanne, April 2020
Book "summary" of 1,700 words.8 unread / 8TFleet, March 2020
Blurbers49 unread / 49greytone, January 2020
EAN is not ISBN7 unread / 7SandraArdnas, January 2020
Adding fields in cataloging record, and modify fields display in the search result8 unread / 8CtrSacredSciences, January 2020
Type size3 unread / 3bluepiano, January 2020
Work to Work-Contains8 unread / 8lorax, January 2020
Members Count on Work5 unread / 5MarthaJeanne, November 2019
Book Dimensions18 unread / 18bnielsen, November 2019
Canonical Author Names70 unread / 70MarthaJeanne, November 2019
Multiple Copies of Title, different publication dates3 unread / 3lorax, October 2019
Sorting awards categories: follow awards, or be consistent?7 unread / 7karenb, September 2019
Types of links on author pages5 unread / 5aspirit, September 2019
Wrong library description11 unread / 11lilithcat, August 2019
What order to list omnibus editions within series lists?42 unread / 42norabelle414, August 2019
What does the green checkmark mean?4 unread / 4AnnieMod, August 2019
Sorting Problem3 unread / 3wd40sw, July 2019
Characters with name changes2 unread / 2lorannen, June 2019
How the report false book entries14 unread / 14PhaedraB, June 2019
What is the workbench?3 unread / 32wonderY, April 2019
Award for music: add to printed music or recording?17 unread / 17lilithcat, April 2019
Collections2 unread / 2MarthaJeanne, April 2019
Author Note7 unread / 7aspirit, March 2019
Dont you like this people/characters?6 unread / 6gilroy, February 2019
Valentine's Day Heart Hunt2 unread / 2Taphophile13, February 2019
How to revert a Wiki edit?7 unread / 7r.orrison, February 2019
Practice with series editors8 unread / 8bluepiano, December 2018
A book, a ballet, and a film9 unread / 9auntmarge64, December 2018
Author Combinations22 unread / 22sloreck, November 2018
Link rot4 unread / 4lorannen, November 2018
information being deleted46 unread / 46Lyndatrue, October 2018
Wrong titles as default12 unread / 12PawsforThought, October 2018
The Great American Read41 unread / 41gilroy, October 2018
Sinéad O'Connor2 unread / 2norabelle414, October 2018
Series to Delete27 unread / 27lorannen, October 2018
Series Being Changed to Publisher Series25 unread / 25r.orrison, October 2018
Desiderata12 unread / 12bergs47, October 2018
Horror Short Story2 unread / 2lilithcat, October 2018
Why Aren't Published Reviews Regulated?12 unread / 12lilithcat, September 2018
Boundaries of the work4 unread / 4Crypto-Willobie, August 2018
Backup list of books from LibraryThing to Excel. Is it possible?4 unread / 4bnielsen, August 2018
Name Change, No Disambiguation Notice2 unread / 2amanda4242, July 2018
Common Knowledge first words13 unread / 13WeeTurtle, July 2018
pseudonym genders112 unread / 112timspalding, June 2018
Question: How to Fix Google Books Quick Link4 unread / 4lesmel, May 2018
How Do You Track Your "Published Reviews" ?22 unread / 22elenchus, March 2018
Limiting books checked out to one per patron6 unread / 6kristilabrie, February 2018
Making a separate entry for a short story from a novel13 unread / 13JalenV, February 2018
Misunderstanding about works and contains/contained - much fixing needed5 unread / 5anglemark, January 2018
Awards for Omnibuses and such11 unread / 11vpfluke, January 2018
Series within series?3 unread / 3infinitebuffalo, January 2018
These Are Important Events?21 unread / 21neverstopreading, January 2018
Fixing author problem with imported book2 unread / 2norabelle414, December 2017
The Annotated Books4 unread / 4gilroy, December 2017
publisher account -- using a catalog file2 unread / 2PhaedraB, November 2017
an xls file with book data + the CK field "original publication date"?14 unread / 14karenmarie, October 2017
Combination Issues: Who Should Fix? Page 629 unread / 29Collectorator, September 2017
exporting database7 unread / 7lauriehill, September 2017
Combination Issues: Who Should Fix? Page 5196 unread / 196Collectorator, August 2017
Using Barcodes to check out?2 unread / 2kristilabrie, July 2017
Lost author's Common Knowledge data, when splitting authors3 unread / 3dougb56586, July 2017
Primary Author Change to 'Chin P'ing Mei' The Plum in the Golden Vase / Golden Lotus4 unread / 4Littlemissbashful, June 2017
One person, more than one credit4 unread / 4JalenV, June 2017
Collection name has disappeared from Add books page2 unread / 2gilroy, June 2017
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