open-shelf

adjective

Definition of open-shelf

: of, used in, or constituting a system of library organization in which books are so shelved as to permit direct examination and selection by patrons an open-shelf room the open-shelf idea

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“Open-shelf.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/open-shelf. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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