periodical stand

What is periodical stand?

periodical stand meaning in Information Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:

A piece of display furniture, often with sloping shelves, used in libraries to display current issues of periodicals face out, not as compact as conventional shelving but more accessible to browsers (see these examples). The sloping shelf may be hinged to allow a limited number of back issues to be stored on a flat shelf behind it (see this example).

 

reference: ABC-CLIO