A particular savings was the reuse of the existing book stacks
, replacing only the end panels for an updated appearance.
Although the book wall represents only a small portion of the library's collection, which mostly resides in traditional book stacks
, it's an architectural feature that vividly conveys the concept of books as the heart of the library.
This enabled him to provide ease of navigation along the length of the spiralling book stacks
, while also giving opportunity for more accidental forms of wandering via a series of radial axes that fan out from the central control point on the first floor.
Wireless Internet, private workstations, and close proximity to the reference book stacks
make this area a modern reader's paradise.
After doing so, I measured the book stacks
to determine the frame size.
Your students' book stacks
should be flat and equal in height.
Peter's, two feet smaller than that of the Pantheon) with multilevel cast-iron book stacks
; this advance was obsolete by 1920, when an attempt to add to the stacks strained the structure.
The library, a part of George Washington University, in Washington, D.C., was experiencing problems both in the main book stacks
and in the periodicals department (library policy dictates that periodicals can be used only on the floor on which the department is located, though they can be borrowed).
Although only storage racks and book stacks
are mentioned in the building codes, building officials have been asking for permits for mezzanines, shelving, conveyor supports, carousels, vertical lifts, and the like.
Both book stacks
and reading desks therefore need light, either natural or artificial.
Another competitor is Books.com, formerly known as Book Stacks
. The founder, Charles Stack, developed the concept of the online bookstore in 1991.
GoodMovies is operated by Book Stacks
Unlimited, which also operates Book Stacks
, a book-selling site.