why when searching a particular author and select pulishing date for the order of the book titles does the search include other authors and
trying to get book titles in order by published dates. once I select "published dates" then the selections include other authors and other books than I requested in my search.??
Thanks for asking. Unfortunately the library catalog is not always the best resource for finding items by series order only. The catalog will automatically bring up what has been most recently added to the library system which may not be what you are looking for.
An excellent resource to use for finding books in a series by publication date is called Fantastic Fiction and can be found here. This website will allow a user to search by author, book series, titles. This allows the user to find the order of books in a series, what has been most recently published by certain authors and upcoming titles.
I hope this helps and if you have any other questions or concerns please do not hestiate to contact AskOPL.