Mysterious black hole book in collection?

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Mysterious black hole book in collection?

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1lawbod
Aug 18, 2010, 8:06 am

Hi Oxonians, mostly posting in order to revive this group which LibraryThing has labelled Dormant. Also, I was interested in whether others had encountered the problem where you get a strange pre-teen book with no title added to your collection frequently - apparently this happens if no author/title match is found and is a known LibraryThing glitch. There is more about the issue at http://www.librarything.com/topic/94408

Cheers,

Penny at Bodleian Law Library

2lawbod
Aug 18, 2010, 8:07 am

To see this strange book, visit http://www.librarything.com/work/book/63532575. For the record, I am unaware of any item in the Law Library with an image of Buffy the Vampire Slayer in the Law Library.

3Petroglyph
Aug 18, 2010, 9:27 am

This is a longstanding bug where title and author information are incorrectly transferred from whatever source it is that you're importing from. See this thread, for instance -- this has come up a number of times.

As far as I'm aware, the only solution is to import book info from a different source.