Definition of shelver in English:



  • See shelve

    • ‘Where appropriate, shelvers will note if there are other copies of the book, or other books on the subject on the shelf.’
    • ‘But the most important job lesson came from observing what we shelvers called the ‘lifers’: the full-time, professional librarians, and the amazing bitterness some of them exhibited.’
    • ‘And several times the shelvers came up to me and smiled and thanked me.’
    • ‘But having once been hired as a shelver and fired for incompetence a few hours later, I can attest that library work is larger than it appears in the side mirror.’
    • ‘They are asking shelvers to specify their preferred times.’