Usually free standing shelving bookcases within a library, where library material is shelved. The term “open stacks” means that library patrons are free to browse and choose the books they want to check out. UCSD Libraries are “open stacks” collections.
The area in the library containing most of the bookshelves. Generally, "the stacks" are the bookshelves containing the books that can be checked out. The "reference stacks" are the bookshelves that hold the materials in the reference collection.
The stacks are the shelving units that hold the books and other materials in the library. They are also called ranges. ,bMain stacks refers to the section of the library where books which can be borrowed are shelved. Reserve stacks refers to that section of the library where reserve materials are shelved.
This is library jargon for rows of bookshelves. Most library items that circulate are located in either the UIS Brookens General Collection Stacks on level 4, Documents Stacks on level 2 or Periodicals Stacks on level 3.
The shelves that hold the library's books. In the Lee Library, the stacks are located on all Levels (1 - 5). At BYU, as in most American libraries, the stacks are "open." You may take books directly from the stacks; you do not need to ask a librarian to get the books for you.
1) A series of book cases, usually double-faced, arranged in a room or in a section of the library for storage of the principal book collection in the library. 2) The part of the room or library containing stacks.
The collection of bookcases, shelves and other storage units containing a library's collection, both circulating (which can be taken out of the library) and non-circulating (which must be used in the library).
Library shelves which hold books, government documents or periodicals are called the stacks. You need the Library of Congress call number of the material to locate it in the library stacks. You can find the call number of a book in Skyline .
The shelves that hold the Libraries’ books. In the Auburn University Libraries, as in most American libraries, most of the stacks are "open;" that is, you may get books directly from the stacks. You do not need to ask a librarian to get the books for you.
The shelves which hold the library's books are called the stacks. You need the call number of a book to locate it in the stacks. You can find the call number of a book in the online catalog. Please see the reference desk if you require help in locating a particular item or subject in the stacks.
Generally refers to a number of speakers stacked on top of each other. Each stack will usually contain a number of specialised speakers (high, mid, bass, sub-bass) all broadcasting from the same source (eg. front-of-house desk).