[bksvol-discuss] Re: My Search Experiences, WAS: Re: Re: Modify Search Boxyikes on the new search

  • From: Soronel Haetir <soronel.haetir@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 16 Jan 2010 19:55:20 -0900

Can't you still click on the author name once you get one correct book
to go to a known list rather than trying to use search to accomplish
the same thing?  That seems like it would be a far more reliable way
of finding all the books by a particular author.

On 1/16/10, Debby Franson <the.bee@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi Jamie and everyone!
>
> I forgot to do this before sending the last message.
>
> I used the advanced search engine again and searched for Donald R.
> Gallo.  I got two results:
>
> Showing 1
> through
>   2 of 2 results
>
>
> Sixteen
>   by
> Donald R. Gallo
>
> On the Fringe
>   by
> Donald R. Gallo
>
> That answered my question that these are the only two books of his in the
> collection.
>
> Debby
>
> At 06:32 PM 1/15/2010, Jamie Yates, CPhT wrote
>>No. It's an author of some neat kid's books. I want to see which ones are
>>in the collection. Usually I can get a list of books with that author's
>>name, if there are any. If there are more than one author with that last
>>or first name, I can click on the correct name and get a list of all of
>>the books by that one author. Then I can check my library to see which
>>ones I can get to fill in the gaps.
>>
>>But when I put in Gallo or "Gallo" into the search box, or in the advanced
>>search in the author box, I still get way too many results and most of
>>them aren't even an author with Gallo in the name. I did find a Donald R.
>>Gallo but oddly enough, his name isn't in the combo box under authors. So
>>I don't see how the new search is that great when it isn't even that
>> accurate.
>>
>>I guess the only book I'm going to work on tonight is Skippyjon Jones does
>>something (I forget which one I got) because I know when I searched BEFORE
>>the disastrous improvement that there were none in the collection. I did
>>Skippyjon Lost in Spice which is now in the collection but a few days ago
>>none of the others were.
>>
>>I'm not scanning anything else until I can know for sure what I want to
>>work on isn't in the collection.
>>
>>
>>
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