open-stack

[ oh-puh n-stak ]
/ ˈoʊ pənˈstæk /

adjective Library Science.

having or being a system of library management in which patrons have direct access to stacks for browsing and selecting books; open-shelf.

Nearby words

  1. open-reel,
  2. open-reel tape,
  3. open-shelf,
  4. open-sided,
  5. open-source,
  6. open-standard,
  7. open-timbered,
  8. open-web,
  9. openable,
  10. opencast

Compare closed-stack.

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