Literature Displays


Book Display: Book display units are made for displaying new releases, books of the month, reading or book club selections, and other books in a central location or open-floor setting with access from all sides.

Booklet Display: Booklet display units are customized displays that support information brochures and booklets, typically sized smaller than magazines and standard letter-sized copy paper.

Business Card Display: Business card displays are customized to hold business cards or similarly sized cards for display and handout. The displays are used on countertops and tables and are typically designed with tiered layouts to accommodate different quantities of business cards.

Chart Holder/File Holder: Chart holder and file holder units are wall-mounting folder pockets for holding file folders or hospital charts. The file holders may have open sides for accommodating larger file folders and charts.

Combination Displays: Combination displays are display units with organized pockets for differently sized literature, pamphlets, handouts, and magazines. These units are typically arranged with a divided layout, keeping like sizes together for a coherent display.

Countertop Display: Countertop display units may have one or more sides in a fixed or rotating design for presenting literature handouts, magazines, brochures, pamphlets or other items.

Display Storage: Display storage is an organizing unit for presenting literature, magazines, books, or other specific items in a displayed style for accessibility.

Key Holder: Key holders are wall-mounted storage products that contain hooks for holding keys.

Literature Display: Literature displays are made for present papers, worksheets, handouts, pamphlets, and other literature in a neat, organized way for access by library patrons, staff, or others.

Literature Organizer/Literature Sorter: Literature organizers and sorters are arranged with pockets for displaying and offering literature handouts, pamphlets, and other paper products in a standing, tabletop, countertop, or wall-mounting display design.

Magazine Stand/Magazine Display/Magazine Rack: Magazine stands, displays, and racks are made to hold magazine-sized literature, with front covers displayed for easy organizing, display, and access.

Mobile Literature Display: Mobile literature displays are standing display units with pockets for paper handouts, pamphlets, or booklets, set on casters to accommodate mobility.

Multipurpose Trolley: Multipurpose trolley units are cart-style stands with open shelves set on casters to provide a mobile design. The shelves can be used for handouts, pamphlets, or supplies and the mobile design supports use in changing environments and workspaces.

Newspaper Rack: Newspaper racks are designed to hold newspapers across removable rods for display and access in library or other settings.

Newspaper Rod: Newspaper rods support folded newspapers with the fold placed over the rod for stability.

Open-End File Holder: Open-end file holders are made to mount on walls and have open top and sides to support a variety of file folders and other documents.

Rotary Magazine Display Rack: Rotary magazine display racks have multiple sides set on a spinning support frame for rotational movement and access to all contents from any side.

Rotating Display: Rotating displays are designed for standing access or countertop and tabletop use, with multiple sides featuring pockets for magazines or other literature. The frame spins or rotates for access to all sides.

Sign Stand: A sign stand is a post-like display, sized to hold standard copy paper, flyers, or similar signs, with a stabilizing base to use in a variety of settings. Select models of sign stands can have a literature pocket in the back for holding handouts, pamphlets, or brochures.

Spinner Paperback Display: Spinner paperback display units offer four-sided storage and organizing of paperback books for open-floor display and library use.

Stackable Display Modules: Stackable display modules are literature displays that stack to customize for different needs.

Tabletop Magazine Display: Tabletop magazine displays are smaller units for placing on counters or tables, with one or more sides in stationary or rotating designs. The pockets are sized to hold standard magazines with front covers visible for easy organizing and access.

Tabletop Pamphlet/Brochure Display: Tabletop pamphlet and brochure displays are smaller tabletop stands with pockets for trifold pamphlets, brochures, and other literature handouts. The pockets are pre-sized for a given display stand to accommodate specific standard literature sizes in a neat arrangement for display.

Wall Rack/Wall Display: Wall racks and wall displays are literature organizers with pockets for magazines, pamphlets, brochures, or other handouts, depending on the design, with a wall-mounted setup.

X-Ray Holder: X-ray holder products are wall-mounted pockets designed to hold larger hospital charts and x-ray or radiograph films for doctor review.

Book Display
Book Display

Business Card Display
Business Card Display

Comination Displays
Comination Displays

Literature Organizer/Sorter
Literature Organizer/ Literature Sorter

Mobile Literature Display
Mobile Literature Display

Rotary Magazine Display Rack
Rotary Magazine Display Rack


Casters: Casters are wheels designed to provide support and mobility for bookcase, display, and other units. Many casters are dual-wheeled for enhanced strength and weight distribution, with a hooded design to prevent clothing and fabric snags.

Magazine Pockets: Magazine pockets are display stand pockets made to hold standard magazines with 9” by 11½” pocket sizing.

Metal Display Door: A metal display door is a door that encloses a storage compartment with a display-style design for standing up a magazine or other literature representative of the stored contents. The door may have a lip-style bottom edge to support the displayed magazine and serve as a handle for lifting open to access the stored contents.

Pamphlet Pockets: Pamphlet pockets are literature display pockets sized at 4¼” by 8¾” for standard trifold pamphlet storage and display.

Polycarbonate Pockets: Polycarbonate pockets refer to clear plastic literature or magazine pockets in a display frame, allowing full view of the magazine covers or literature information while the items are stored in their respective pockets. Polycarbonate is a durable, impact-resistant plastic.

Removable Dividers: Removable dividers are found in literature organizers with paper-sized slots for sorting handouts and worksheets or other literature products. The dividers form the slots within fixed divided sections, and their removable design accommodates customized paper slot sizing, spacing, and use.

Tambour Door: Tambour doors are designed flexible to glide open with the door tucking inside the frame of the storage compartment.

Toe Board: Toe board refers to a panel attached to the base of a bookcase or other display-style frame, sometimes recessed slightly from the front profile or edges, and concealing the base for a finished look.

Wire Dividers: Wire dividers are used in select book display products, often finished with paint and made of steel. The wire dividers may be optional, or come standard with a product, and have a removable design to use if desired. Wire dividers help keep books standing for display on under-filled shelves or sort books within a shelf for enhanced organizing.

Construction Materials

Aluminum Structure: Aluminum structure can refer to the frame or support system of a magazine or literature display unit, made of aluminum and finished with satin or paint finish for lasting appearance.

Bamboo Construction: Bamboo construction refers to wooden display racks made of bamboo wood and finished to protect from use.

Environmentally Friendly Powder-Coat Finish: Environmentally friendly powder-coat finish is a dry powdered paint coating that applies to steel or other metal components, using an environmentally friendly process for lasting protective finish with scratch-resistant quality.

Laminate Finish: Laminate finish is a multi-layer finishing process applied using heat and pressure, bonding securely to core panels, usually made of wood products, and offering a durable damage-resistant surface finish in a wide range of colors and styles.

Melamine Finish: Melamine finish is a durable, impact-resistant and damage-resistant finish, applied with laminate or similar adhesive bonding substance to the surfaces of wood material core panels, using heat and pressure to secure the bond for lasting finished appearance.

Perforated Steel Design: Perforated steel design indicates a steel construction with cutout detail or perforating holes throughout the steel components for airflow or decorative effect.

Solid Wood Frame: Solid wood frame refers to display racks and magazine stands that are made of solid wood components, finished in natural wood stains or wood veneers and protected from regular use with topcoat or lacquer.

Steel Construction: Steel construction refers to literature organizers, folder pockets, and other display elements made of steel, sometimes with perforated or cutout detailing and a paint finish to protect from regular use and exposure.

Steel Mesh Design: Steel mesh design is a wire-like mesh made of steel, finished with paint for protection, and used to form the folder pockets of select wall-mounted literature displays or magazine racks. The mesh allows some visibility of the covers within the storage pocket, and the pockets are typically arranged in a tiered layout to allow magazine title visibility while stored.

Veneer Finish: Veneer finish is made from thin sheets of real wood, presenting a natural wood grain appearance, finished with wood stain and applied to furniture or storage products with laminate or other adhesive for a secure bond. The veneers are protected by topcoat, lacquer, or other clear finish.

Wood Finish: Wood finish is typically referring to traditional-style wood stain and protective topcoat, but can also refer to wood veneers finished with wood stain and protective topcoat or lacquer finish.


ANSI/BIFMA: ANSI/BIFMA refers to products that meet standards for production and performance by the American National Standards Institute and the Business and Industrial Furniture Manufacturers Association.

Break Resistant: Break-resistant designs are typically made of acrylic, polypropylene, or other durable impact-resistant plastic.

Mar Resistant: Mar resistant designs are typically referring to finished products using damage-resistant laminate or melamine finish.

Storage Capacity: Storage capacity for literature displays and magazine racks typically indicate the maximum thickness of stacked literature or booklets a given pocket can hold. Measurements for storage capacities are given in inches, typically 1” referring to a stack of literature or papers up to 1”-thick.

Transparent Compartments: Transparent compartments allow full viewing of literature, pamphlets, magazines, or brochures displayed in a display unit. The compartments are made of clear acrylic or other clear plastic for durable, impact-resistant design and easy viewing.