Lost in the Stacks: the Research Library Rock'n'Roll Radio Show
The original research-library rock'n'roll radio show! Broadcasting on WREK Atlanta, each show features an hour of music, interviews, and library talk united by a common theme.


First broadcast September 13 2019.

Playlist at https://bit.ly/2mhL2KN

“Do you hear the black helicopters?”

Direct download: LITS_Episode_438.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

First broadcast September 6 2019.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2019/09/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-september-6th-second-lives-episode-437/

"You know how this is a college radio station?"


Direct download: LITS_Episode_437.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

Guest: Dr. Jeffrey Glover, Georgia State University.

First broadcast August 30 2019.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2019/08/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-august-30th-marta-archaeology-episode-436/

"It is cool to hold something that's like a hundred-plus years old."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_436.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

First broadcast Augst 23 2019.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2019/08/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-august-23rd-authored-by-ai-episode-435/

"Alexa is here. Ask her if she's a cop."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_435.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

Guest: Dr. Amelia Acker, University of Texas at Austin.

First broadcast August 16 2019.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2019/08/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-august-16th-data-cultures-episode-434/

"What is an archivist?"

Direct download: LITS_Episode_434.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

First broadcast August 9 2019

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2019/08/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-august-9th-free-cut-episode-433/


Direct download: LITS_Episode_433.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

Guest: Dr. Lauren Klein of Georgia Tech.

First broadcast August 2 2019.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2019/08/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-august-2nd-data-feminism-episode-432/

"You know who Reviewer #2 is!"

Direct download: LITS_Episode_432.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT


Guest: Brennan Collins, Associate Director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at Georgia State University.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2019/07/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-july-26th-flaneur-episode-431/

"I think giving people access to information, and not just access to finding information, but to use information is key to what we are trying to do."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_431.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

Guest: Robin Fay aka georgiawebgurl

First broadcast July 19 2019.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2019/07/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-july-19th-metadata-in-a-material-world-episode-430/

"I think it might be turtles all the way down."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_430.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

Guest: Yanni Loukissas of Georgia Tech.

First broadcast July 12 2019.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2019/07/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-july-12th-all-data-are-local-episode-429/

"The public, more generally, has been alerted to the dark side of data."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_429.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

Guest: Alison Macrina of The Library Freedom Project

First broadcast October 30 2015.

Playlist at http://www.wrek.org/?p=13045

"You know, this is how presidential candidates are usually interviewed."

Direct download: ENCORE_LITS_Episosde_277.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT


Guest: Geoffrey Bowker of UC Irvine.

First broadcast September 19 2014.

Playlist at http://www.wrek.org/?p=10368

"Information systems are not totally objective."

Direct download: ENCORE_LITS_Episode_225.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

Guest: Dean Jacqueline Royster of Georgia Tech.

First broadcast June 21 2019.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2019/06/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-june-21st-the-library-between-the-lines-episode-428/

"I don't disappear. I am faithful."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_428.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

Guest: Greg Walker of Houser-Walker Architecture.

First broadcast June 14 2019.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2019/06/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-june-14th-presidential-libraries-episode-427/

"And of course many people thought that was a terrible idea."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_427.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

First broadcast June 7 2019.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2019/06/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-june-7th-how-to-disappear-completely-episode-426/

"My inner Harry Caul!"

Direct download: LITS_Episode_426.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

First broadcast May 31 2019.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2019/05/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-may-31st-resisting-gafam-episode-425/

"The problem is the convenience."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_425.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 8:30pm EDT


First broadcast May 27 2016.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2016/05/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-may-27th-2016-the-voyager-record-episode-305/

"Those records are far out, man."

Direct download: ENCORE_LITS_Episode_305.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

Guest: Nova Spivack of Arch Mission Foundation.

First broadcast May 17 2019.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2019/05/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-may-17th-an-archive-of-planet-earth-episode-424/

"All archives grapple with questions of what to preserve."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_424.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 4:45pm EDT

Guest: Roger Schonfeld, director of the Ithaka S+R Libraries and Scholarly Communication Program.

First broadcast May 10 2019.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2019/05/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-may-10th-libraries-at-scale-episode-423/

"Is this the episode where libraries finally take over the world?"

Direct download: LITS_Episode_423.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

Full interview with Daniel Kalder from episode 422.

Direct download: Podcast_extra__Full_interview_from_LITS_422.mp3
Category:Bonus -- posted at: 2:23pm EDT

Guest: Daniel Kalder, Author of The Infernal Library: On Dictators, the Books They Wrote, and Other Catastrophes of Literacy.

First broadcast May 3, 2019.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2019/05/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-may-3rd-how-to-write-a-book-iii-catastrophes-of-literacy-episode-422/

"If you're writing a book about dictators...there's all kinds of strategies to bring the reader along so they are not suffering."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_422.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

Guest: Mark Reidl of Georgia Tech.

First broadcast April 26 2019.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2019/04/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-april-26th-deepfake-episode-421/

"Do you really hate the internet as much as Ameet?"

Direct download: LITS_Episode_421.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

First broadcast April 19 2019.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2019/04/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-april-19th-as-your-attorney-i-advise-you-again-to-drive-at-top-speed-episode-420/

"It'll be a miracle if we get to Las Vegas before you become a wild animal."


Direct download: LITS_Episode_420.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

Guest: Antti “Jogi” Poikola of Aalto University.

First broadcast November 10 2017.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2017/11/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-november-10th-whose-data-my-data-episode-363/

"Radical times."

Direct download: ENCORE_LITS_Episode_363.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT


Guest: Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe of University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

First broadcast April 5, 2019.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2019/04/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-april-5th-plan-s-from-outer-space-episode-419/

"There's a lot of complexity here!"

Direct download: LITS_Episode_419.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 4:30pm EDT

Guest: Melinda Baldwin of Physics Today.

First broadcast March 29 2019.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2019/03/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-march-29th-peer-review-and-the-cold-war-episode-418/

"There were other consequences, don't you think?"

Direct download: LITS_Episode_418.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:23pm EDT

Guests: Cynthia Kutka, Georgia Tech Library
First broadcast March 22, 2019
Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2019/03/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-march-22nd-new-library-new-librarian-episode-417/

“Is a library like a band?”

Direct download: LITS_Episode_417.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

Guest: Nick Sturm of Georgia Tech.

First broadcast on March 16 2019.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2019/03/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-march-16th-teaching-the-archives-episode-416/

"Bringing them into these materials is just amazing to me."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_416.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 4:55pm EDT

Part 2 of AUTHORS

Guest: Monica Miller of Georgia Tech's School of Literature, Media, and Communication.

First broadcast August 7 2015.

Playlist at http://www.wrek.org/?p=12577

"What are thinking of when you say 'weird Georgia'?"

Direct download: ENCORE_LITS_Episode_267.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

Guest: Ezra Furman

First broadcast March 1 2019.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2019/03/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-february-22nd-how-to-write-a-book-ii-transformer-episode-415/

"Ambiguity is a major building block of queerness, and Lou Reed may be the most ambiguous rock star who ever lived."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_415.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

First broadcast on February 22 2019

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2019/02/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-february-22nd-fictional-libraries-ii-episode-414/

"I wanted to inhabit that fictional library again."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_414.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:47pm EDT

Guest: Alison Reynolds of the Georgia Tech Archives
First broadcast FEB 15, 2019.
Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2019/02/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-february-15th-who-discovered-the-archives-episode-413/

"If it's described by an archivist, if it's online, and if there's a finding aid, then definitely an archivist has found it."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_413.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

First broadcast on February 8 2019.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2019/02/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-february-8th-the-seminal-works-show-episode-412/

"Trying to guide people through an unknown territory."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_412.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

Guest: Melissa Adler of the University of Western Ontario.

First broadcast February 1 2019.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2019/02/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-february-1st-cruising-the-library-episode-411/

"Systems are always limited. They always involve choices and priorities."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_411.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

Guest: Mike Filler of Georgia Tech.

First broadcast January 25 2019.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2019/01/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-january-25th-the-library-innovators-dilemma-episode-410/

"Since we've got you, we're going to talk about a 20-year-old business book."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_410.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

Guest: Elyse Eidman-Aadahl, Executive Director of the National Writing Project

First broadcast January 18, 2019.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2019/01/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-january-18th-man-bats-on-the-media-landscape-episode-408/

“We might be in that transformational moment that demands a new curriculum and a new way of thinking about a new media landscape.”

Direct download: LITS_Episode_409.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

Guests: Austina Jordan of the University of North Georgia, Dani Wellemeyer of the University of Missouri Kansas City, and Jess Williams of the University of Missouri Kansas City.

First broadcast January 11 2019.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2019/01/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-january-11th-we-know-who-we-are-episode-408/

"I'm librarian-ing you."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_408.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

Guest: Laura Burtle, Associate Dean for Scholarly Communications and Digital Library Services at the Georgia State University Library

First broadcast May 18, 2018.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2018/05/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-may-18th-whats-new-in-the-public-domain-episode-384/


Direct download: ENCORE_LITS_Episode_384.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT