Eat Your Books

Books - How-tos

Adding books to your Bookshelf

Select Library Type in the name of an author, title of a book or an ISBN Click on +Bookshelf Books that are on your Bookshelf will change status in the Library To add a magazine to your Bookshelf click ...

Book results explained

Book titles are listed in the Library and your Bookshelf displaying a variety of information about the book. Sort by - the default is relevance to search terms. Choose from other sort options Indexed Boo...

Using the filters to find a book type

EYB Filters help you narrow down your search to find exactly the right book. You can use a combination of the Search box and the filters or either on their own. Look through the filters to see what criteria you...

Using the Only Show option for book searches

You can limit your book search results by using the Only Show options. In this example we are looking at the options available within your own Bookshelf - the Library does not show Bookmark filters. In this exa...

Using Import Books

The Import Books feature (only available to paid members) is useful for members who have their books digitally cataloged or have a barcode scanner (read our other Help article on using a barcode scanner). You c...

Importing book data from your LibraryThing catalog

Sign into LibraryThing Go to the More tab Select Import/Export Select Export as CSV. Your data is exported to your default spreadsheet (you may need to sort your columns by tags to group your cookbooks...

Importing book data from your GoodReads catalog

Sign in to GoodReads Click on the My Books tab Select Import/Export Select Export to CSV file on right hand side. Your data will be exported to your default spreadsheet (you may need to sort your colum...

Using a barcode scanner to add books to my Bookshelf

There are various options on using a barcode scanner: The simplest option (though most expensive) is a USB barcode scanner, which plugs into your computer and imports directly into EYB. There are numerous...

View only books that have been indexed

If you want to search only for books that have been indexed, you can use the Filters on the right hand side. Enter your search term in the search box or use the Filters Tick the Indexed Books filter

Deleting a book from your Bookshelf

Click on the √ as shown and the book will be removed from your Bookshelf OR Click on the title of the Book On the book details page click on √Bookshelf button to remove Follow the same instructions for ...