A central block contains the book stacks
, arranged in a rectangular spiral around a shallow ramp which meanders up through the building.
Caption: A new Long Room will have a five-story wall of browsable book stacks
and meeting rooms.
This placement, along with relocating the low book stacks
near the desk, realigning the tall stacks in perimeter areas with sight lines from the desk, and using full-height glass for the new partitions, allows staff to see and monitor all areas of the library from the central desk.
For the public swearing-in ceremony on January 21, Obama will use two Bibles that once belonged to Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King Jr., with King's book stacked
Here we have a picture of a bunch of book stacks
and empty chairs and tables.
Many libraries find ways to improve the presentation of their collections beyond the traditional book stacks
. The Gentofte Library, for example, gives a striking presentation of its books through bright white LED lighting installed on each shelf.
It was based on a series of independent rectilinear book stacks
, dispersed to create a field--or forest--of monolithic blocks.
This cupola-topped building offers a traditional, two-story reading room with book stacks
and cathedral ceilings that feature a digital media workshop with scanners, CD burners, printers and microphones; not to mention an assistive-technology room where students can magnify print books or use a special scanner with software to read books aloud.
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was contracted to provide the fittings and the book stacks
for the new library.
The second floor would have male and female reading rooms, a reference room, a staff room, a foyer, a librarians office and 20 to 25 book stacks
, the International Security Assistance (ISAF) said on Friday.
Along the south side of the main reading room, near the enormous glass wall looking out into the great heritage trees and the Florida native landscape, several sets of tables and chairs, almost concealed by the book stacks
, promise privacy and quiet.