Display newer editions of a title when performing an ISBN search
One of the limitations on OASIS is that it is not immediately obvious whether there is a newer edition of a title available. Performing a title search can be problematic especially when searching for generic titles. It is often easier to search on Amazon as they clearly identify whether a newer edition is available. It would be nice if we had another tab similar to “Alternative formats” which would allow us to check for “Alternative editions”.
Thank you so much for the suggestion and feedback. I agree, this can often be a limitation in our data, but we hear you and are considering possible solutions.
Leon Perry commented
It would be helpful if superseded editions were not listed for sale at all or made obviously different, e.g. greyed out - when we order an old edition by mistake, this often leads to queries from customer services, which makes work for ProQuest and the Library.