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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of unshelve.


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  • What I want is "social process tagging," (for want of a better term), that allows user (or librarian) to better articulate the status of the book ( "unshelved") in such a way that people can view a stream of similarly tagged items.


  • I am overrun by books at home, with boxes of unshelved books due to lack of space.

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  • That one wasn't precisely messy, but he did permit books to remain unshelved for days at a time.

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  • I was at the Walker Library, still my favorite of the Minneapolis libraries, walking the stacks, and enjoying my Friday afternoon, when I came across an unshelved, seemingly discarded copy of “Moped Army.”

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  • They get into fights, rip open boxes of unshelved merchandise, run down the aisles.

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  • This case is quite unlike the uncatalogued, unshelved thesis in a general university library in Application of Bayer, 568 F.2d 1357 CCPA 1978.

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  • At work, I am sometimes e-mailed an unshelved comic by mosaic woman. glad there are more fans out there.

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  • Now to get some more of the unshelved books sorted out - today I sorted comics and graphic novels, which is a nice small section.

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  • Earlier in the day, James had stacked all of the unshelved books in the house in the hall outside the library.

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  • I looked through my bedside piles, I looked at the still unshelved piles that my Bookman brought home from his conference and I looked at my personal library shelves.

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