What is the best and easiest way to enter my collection of O'Reilly Media e-books, etc into www.LibraryThing.com? Do I have to enter them all from scratch, manually? If I have to do this (manual entry), is there a source for book cover art I can legitimately use for the titles I manually enter?
I now have an extensive collection of O'Reilly Media (and some other publishers purchased through O'Reilly) e-books; looking at my O'Reilly account, I counted 45 distinct titles and that was just counting up through titles beginning with "B". I also have some videos and some print books as well.
I just acquired an account at www.LibraryThing.com (http://www.librarything.com/profile/J...), and I would like to enter the various e-book titles (and ideally the video and print titles) into there, so people can see what I have.
I started with the first title I currently have, as shown in my O'Reilly account, "#tweetsmart" by J. S. McDougall (http://shop.oreilly.com/product/06369...). However, the ISBNs shown for the e-book variant, e.g. e-book ISBN: 978-1-4493-0910-7 and ISBN 10: 1-4493-0910-0, were not found in their system. (Both of the ISBNs for the print variant *were* found.) I ended up entering this title manually with at least basic information, taken from the "Product Details" section of the shop.oreilly page for the book (see http://www.librarything.com/work/1303...).
Obviously I would prefer to not have to do this for all the titles in my collection. However, this example (which admittedly is only a single example, and perhaps not representative) is not filling me with confidence that many of the e-book titles will be found.
Is there anything O'Reilly can suggest which will allow me to do this as easily (and correctly) as possible? Note that I do *not* want to claim I possess print versions of these titles when I do not actually possess print versions of them (there might be a few instances where I had a previous print version and bought a duplicate e-book version, of course).
Thanks for any help or advice you can provide concerning this issue. I look forward to hearing from you.
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I have a large collection of O'Reilly (favorite publisher, by the way) ebooks that I'd like to get into LibraryThing . However, the ebook ISBN #'s are not getting recognized by any of the library resources listed in LibraryThing.
Any recommendations on how to use the ISBN #'s to add books?
Using Google only listed Abe Books, but it's not listed as a resource for adding books in LibraryThing.
Any help would be appreciated.