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.

Guest: Randy Gue of Emory Libraries.

First broadcast September 22 2017.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2017/09/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-september-22nd-fossils-in-glorious-3d-episode-357/

"What is it about?"

Direct download: LITS_Episode_358.mp3
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Guest: Chad Hutchens, Head of Digital Collections, University of Wyoming Libraries.

First broadcast September 15 2017.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2017/09/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-september-23rd-fossils-in-glorious-3d-episode-357/

"...unfettered by a carbonaceous film."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_357.mp3
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"It's our charge to reach people."

Guests: Lauren Algee and Michele Casto of the DC Public Library.

First broadcast June 19 2015.

Playlist at http://www.wrek.org/?p=12244

Direct download: ENCORE_LITS_Episode_262.mp3
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"Punk rock!"

First broadcast September 1 2017.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2017/09/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-september-1st-dischord-records-is-history-episode-356/

Direct download: LITS_Episode_356.mp3
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Guests: Seth Porter and Karen Viars of the Georgia Tech Library.

First broadcast August 25 2017.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2017/08/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-august-25th-information-literacy-for-the-win-episode-355/

"Information literacy is a life skill."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_355.mp3
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Guests: Jim Sowell of the Georgia Tech ObservatoryLisa Yaszek of Georgia Tech’s School of Literature, Media, and Communication, and Morris Cohen of Georgia Tech’s School of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

First broadcast August 18 2017.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2017/08/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-august-18th-97-eclipse-of-the-heart-episode-354/

"Where did the 3% go?"

Direct download: LITS_Episode_354.mp3
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Part 3 of DATA RULES

Guest: Nicholas Felton of Feltron.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2016/07/playlist-for-los…wood-episode-311/

First broadcast on July 22 2016.

"Did you say 'data as wood'? Like trees?"

Direct download: ENCORE_LITS_Episode_311.mp3
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Guests: Maria Sotnikova and Carter Sutherland of JORTSFEST.

First broadcast August 4 2017.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2017/08/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-august-4th-salute-your-jorts-episode-353/

"It really was a joke."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_353.mp3
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Guest: Dr. Mike Filler of Georgia Tech.

First broadcast July 28 2017.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2017/07/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-july-28th-more-publishing-more-problems-episode-352/

"Let's start with the good news first."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_352.mp3
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Guest: Matt Spitzer of The Center for Open Science.

First broadcast July 21 2017.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2017/07/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-july-21st-trust-but-verify-episode-351/

"Repetition is reassuring because it implies that there is a recognizable something."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_351.mp3
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Guests: Itza Carbajal (UT Austin School of Information), Sine Hwang Jensen (UC Berkeley Ethnic Studies Library), Irina Rogova (U Richmond library) & Jessea Young (Loyola Marymount U library).  

First broadcast July 14 2017

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2017/07/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-july-14th-disrupting-mainstream-history-episode-350/

"Librarianship and archivy should be radical."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_350.mp3
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Part 1 of OPEN ACCESS

Guest: Michael Chang of the Brook Byers Institute

First broadcast on October 11th, 2013

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2013/10/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-october-11th-2013-a-personal-guide-to-open-access-episode-179/

Direct download: ENCORE_LITS_Episode_179.mp3
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First broadcast June 30 2017.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2017/06/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-june-30th-doshi-drops-the-mic-episode-349/

"There's no reason you should have to read your own eulogy."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_349.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

First broadcast June 23 2017.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2017/06/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-june-23rd-the-human-library-episode-348/

"Fred said it was trademarked."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_348.mp3
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Guest: Laura Burtle, Associate Dean for Scholarly Communications and Digital Library Services at GSU

First broadcast June 16 2017.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2017/06/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-june-16th-129864880-episode-347/

"I realized libraries need lawyers."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_347.mp3
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the Freedome Library, Atlanta Beltline

Guests:  Coston Dickenson and Andres, graduate students in the Georgia Tech College of Design.

First broadcast June 09 2017

Playlist at: https://www.wrek.org/2017/06/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-june-9th-the-freedome-library-episode-346/

Direct download: LITS_Episode_346.mp3
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First broadcast June 2 2017.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2017/06/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-june-2nd-squaring-the-circle-episode-345/

"I can sacrifice some of my values..."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_345.mp3
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Part 4 of JUST GOOGLE IT

A discussion of Dave Egger's THE CIRCLE (McSweeneys 2013).

First broadcast May 2 2014.

Playlist available at http://bit.ly/1rNn9Rr

Direct download: ENCORE_LITS_Episode_206.mp3
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"When our service stops being hidden, it means that we are not doing something well."

Guests: Alexis Linoski and Sonya Slutskaya of the Georgia Tech Library.
First broadcast MAY 19, 2017.
Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2017/05/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-may-19th-engineering-the-hidden-library-episode-344/

Direct download: LITS_Episode_344.mp3
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Guest: Matt Zumwalt of Protocol Labs.

First broadcast May 12 2017.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2017/05/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-may-12th-the-interplanetary-file-system-episode-343/

"I feel like there should be an echo effect."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_343.mp3
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Guest: David James Hudson of the University of Guelph.

First broadcast May 5 2017.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2017/05/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-may-5th-the-diversity-paradigm-episode-342/

"I had to look at how library and information studies talk about race."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_342.mp3
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Part 2 of the Smart Cities series.

Guest: Debra Lam of Georgia Tech's Institute for People and Technology.

First broadcast April 28 2017.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2017/04/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-april-28th-town-gown-cardigan-episode-341/

"Atlanta has had some noteworthy infrastructure failures recently."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_341.mp3
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Part 1 of the Smart Cities series.

Guest: Dr. Gabriel Morley of the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System.

First broadcast April 14 2017.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2017/04/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-april-14th-smart-cities-smart-libraries-episode-340/

"Think about how the library integrates into the community."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_340.mp3
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"We like data here at Lost in the Stacks."

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2017/04/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-april-7th-you-better-run-to-the-city-of-data-refuge-episode-339/

First broadcast April 7 2017.

Direct download: LITS_Episode_339.mp3
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Here is the full, uncut interview with David Lowery that we broadcast chunks of during Lost in the Stacks episode 338.

Direct download: BONUS_Full_Interview_with_David_Lowery.mp3
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"I am a copyright jackalope."

Guest: David Lowery of Cracker.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2017/03/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-march-31st-copyright-hawks-and-doves-episode-338/

First broadcast March 31 2017.

Direct download: LITS_Episode_338.mp3
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Part 3 of the Spoti-FIGHT! series 

Guests: David Lowery, musician with Camper Van Beethoven, Cracker; author at Trichordist, instructor in Music Business at University of Georgia.

First broadcast November 20, 2015.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2015/11/13222/

“I'm in a Spoti-fight, but I don't know exactly how I ended up there.”

Direct download: ENCORE_LITS_Episode_280.mp3
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Guest: Tara Malone of the Robert M. Bird Health Sciences Library.

First broadcast March 17 2017.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2017/03/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-march-17th-bibliometrics-yay-hoo-episode-337/

"The best way to truly understand anything is to talk with someone from Oklahoma."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_337.mp3
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Guest: Itza Carbajal of the Liberated Archive Forum planning committee.

First broadcast March 10 2017.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2017/03/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-march-10th-the-liberated-archive-episode-336/

"My theory is that Fred and Ameet and Charlie all secretly want to be archivists."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_336.mp3
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Part 3 of DIGITAL RESILIENCE

Guest: Dawn Wright of the Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI).

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2017/02/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-february-24th-digital-resilience-episode-335/

First broadcast February 24 2017.

"It's like balancing a checkbook, keeping things in order."

 

Direct download: LITS_Episode_335.mp3
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Part 2 of DIGITAL RESILIENCE

Guest: Mary Molinaro of the Digital Preservation Network (DPN)

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2017/02/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-february-17th-preserving-decision-making-data-episode-334/

First broadcast February 17 2017.

"Did you figure it out? Of course you didn’t. You don’t have any data."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_334.mp3
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Black hole visualization

Part 1 of DIGITAL RESILIENCE

Guest: Richard Whitt of Google.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2017/02/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-february-10th-a-digital-dark-age-episode-333/

First broadcast February 10 2017.

"DUNT dun dun!"

Direct download: LITS_Episode_333.mp3
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Guests: Danielle Russell and Katrina Vandeven of the Women's March on Washington Archives Project.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2017/02/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-february-3rd-this-is-what-democracy-sounds-like-episode-332/

First broadcast February 3 2017.

"What do you want to remember about today?"

Direct download: LITS_Episode_332.mp3
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Guest: Karen Viars of the Georgia Tech Library.

First broadcast January 27 2017.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2017/01/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-january-27th-fake-news-episode-331/

"Is that frustrating, or do you get jazzed up as an information professional?"

Direct download: LITS_Episode_331.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

First broadcast on January 20 2017.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2017/01/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-january-20th-whats-the-future-episode-329/

"Not sure I want to answer all those questions, Charlie."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_329.mp3
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Guest: Isabel Altamirano of the Georgia Tech Library.

First broadcast January 13 2017.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2017/01/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-january-13th-dystopian-fiction-episode-330/

"A cheerful way to start off our new year."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_330.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

Part 3 of CITIZEN ARCHIVING

Guest: Steve Albini of Electrical Audio.

First broadcast February 26 2016.

Playlist at http://www.oit.wrek.org/?p=13802

"There may be no Pixies in the old country..."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_293.mp3
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Guests: Carl Malamud of Public.Resource.Org, Mariann Burright of UGA Libraries, and Adam Kriesberg of the University of Maryland.

First broadcast September 18 2015.

Playlist at http://www.wrek.org/?p=12825

"Without their actions, this show would not have been possible."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_272.mp3
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The podcast drops at 5pm on Fridays but you can hear us every Friday at noon EST on 91.1FM in Atlanta or streaming live, worldwide, from http://www.wrek.org/

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