What is kiosk?

kiosk meaning in Information Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:

A small circular pavilion, usually located near the entrance to a library, used for displaying announcements, dust jackets removed from new books, reading lists, comments and suggestions from library users (sometimes with responses from library administration), and other information concerning library operations and programs. See also: bulletin board.Also refers to a free-standing furnishing equipped with a multimedia computer to allow users to retrieve information “on the run” via a touchscreen, used in airports and other public locations to provide directions, scheduling information, etc.


reference: ABC-CLIO