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. >> >> >> >>-- >>Jamie in Michigan >> >>Currently Reading: The Beach Street Knitting Society and Yarn Club by Gil >>McNeil >> >>Earn cash for answering trivia questions every 3 hours: >><http://instantcashsweepstakes.com/invitations/ref_link/49497>http://instantcashsweepstakes.com/invitations/ref_link/49497 >> >>See everything I've read this year at: >><http://www.michiganrxtech.com/books.html>www.michiganrxtech.com/books.html >> >>No virus found in this incoming message. >>Checked by AVG - www.avg.com >>Version: 9.0.725 / Virus Database: 270.14.144/2625 - Release Date: >>01/15/10 13:35:00 > > > -- > mailto:<the.bee@xxxxxxxxxxx> > -- > Enjoy what you have rather than desiring what you don't have. Just dreaming > about nice things is meaningless; it is like chasing the > wind.--Ecclesiastes 6:9 NLT > > To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to > bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of > available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line. > > -- Soronel Haetir soronel.haetir@xxxxxxxxx To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line.