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closed shelf

noun, Library Science.
1.
a library stack with access restricted to the staff of the library or to a limited group of library users.

closed-stack

[klohzd-stak] /ˈkloʊzdˈstæk/
adjective, Library Science.
1.
having access to the stacks limited to the staff of the library or to a limited group of library users.
Also, closed-shelf
[klohzd-shelf] /ˈkloʊzdˈʃɛlf/ (Show IPA)
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Compare open-stack.
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