reshelving cart

What is reshelving cart?

reshelving cart meaning in Information Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:
A double-sided wheeled cart equipped with two to three shelves to hold recently returned items until they are aready to be transported to the stacks and placed back on the shelf. If a book or periodical volume is listed as available in the catalog but is “not on the shelf” (nos), it may be on a cart waiting to be reshelved. Some online catalogs indicate in the catalog record the circulation status of items “recently returned.” Synonymous with book truck.


reference: ABC-CLIO