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.

Our fourth holiday special is different than we expected but still full of LITSmas cheer!

Direct download: LITSMAS_2018.mp3
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Guest: Lee Tien, Senior Staff Attorney and Adams Chair for Internet Rights at the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF)

First broadcast DEC 14, 2018.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2018/12/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-december-14th-the-frontiers-of-privacy-episode-406/

“There's a lot to like about [the California Consumer Privacy Act], but there are a lot more things we could do.”

Direct download: LITS_Episode_406.mp3
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Guests: Edmond Chow, Associate Professor in School of Computational Science and Engineering at Georgia Tech.

First broadcast December 7, 2018.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2018/12/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-december-7th-skynet-fail-ai-in-libraries-episode-405/

“All glory to the algorithm!”

Direct download: LITS_Episode_405.mp3
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Guest: Chaitra Powell of UNC Chapel Hill.

First broadcast November 30 2018.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2018/11/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-november-30th-community-driven-archives-episode-404/

"We hear there may be backpacks involved."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_404.mp3
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Guest: Ryan Speer, previously of Georgia Tech.

First broadcast December 23 2011.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2018/11/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-november-23rd-the-white-glove-show-episode-093/

"I wouldn't wash my hands first."

Direct download: ENCORE_LITS_Episode_093.mp3
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Guest: Dr. Brad Rittenhouse of Georgia Tech.

First broadcast November 16 2018.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2018/11/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-november-16th-literature-as-information-episode-403/

"I'm interested in material information, which computational I define as nouns."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_403.mp3
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Guest: Stephanie Noell of the Savannah College of Art and Design.

First broadcast November 9 2018.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2018/11/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-november-9th-the-case-for-comics-episode-402/

"This is the first comic I ever read."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_402.mp3
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Guests: Emy Decker (Georgia Tech) and Seth Porter (Princeton University).

First broadcast November 2 2018.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2018/11/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-november-2nd-how-to-write-a-book-engaging-design-episode-401/

"The world is chaos."

Direct download: 401_Episode_401__How_To_Write_A_Book__Engaging_Design.mp3
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EU flag with lock and cookiesGuest: Anne Gilliland, Scholarly Communications Officer at UNC-Chapel Hill Library.

First broadcast October 26, 2018.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2018/10/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-october-26th-tf-is-up-with-eu-gdpr-episode-400/

“That sense of being known is wonderful, and also really hard to deal with.”

Direct download: LITS_Episode_400.mp3
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Guests: Sonya Slutskaya and Marlee Givens of the Georgia Tech Library.

First broadcast October 19 2018.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2018/10/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-october-19th-our-catalogs-ourselves-episode-399/

"That's since been revised..."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_399.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:24pm EDT

Guest: Liz Holdsworth of the Georgia Tech Library.

First broadcast October 12 2018

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2018/10/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-october-12th-oer-the-happening-episode-398/


Direct download: LITS_Episode_398.mp3
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Guest: Jefferson Bailey, Program Manager & Web Archivist for the
Internet Archive.

First broadcast December 11 2015.

Playlist at http://www.wrek.org/?p=13320

"The scale at which we can create historical records of value and documentary evidence with digital technologies is quite profound."

Direct download: ENCORE_LITS_Episode_282.mp3
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Here is the full, uncut interview with Professor Dave Beer that we broadcast chunks of during Lost in the Stacks episode 397. NB: Lots of digital distortion and echoes.

Direct download: Unedited_Dave_Beer_interview_for_LITS_397.mp3
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Guest: Professor Dave Beer of University of York.

First broadcast September 28 2018.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2018/09/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-september-28th-academic-writing-as-music-episode-397/

"Lost in the Stacks is all over my CV."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_397.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

First broadcast September 21 2018.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2018/09/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-september-21st-how-to-read-a-book-ii-slow-reading-episode-396/

"My Outlook is a velociraptor."


Direct download: LITS_Episode_396.mp3
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Guest: Jenny McGuire, Georgia Tech professor of Biology and head of the Spatial Ecology and Paleontology lab.

First broadcast September 14th, 2018.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2018/09/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-september-14th-citizen-science-in-the-fossil-lab-episode-395/

"Something about finding things visually by being able to do pattern recognition is very meditative and relaxing."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_395.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

First broadcast September 7 2018.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2018/09/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-september-7-where-are-we-going-episode-394/

"So we should have done homework on this one."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_394.mp3
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"A complete archivist takeover!"

Guest: Sarah V Melton of Emory University.

First broadcast March 4 2016.

Playlist at http://www.wrek.org/?p=13915

Direct download: ENCORE_LITS_Episode_294.mp3
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"If anybody thinks that any of this is going to be here by the end of the century, they're just deluded."

Guest: Robyn Hitchcock, Musician

First broadcast November 4,2016.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/?p=15328

Direct download: ENCORE_LITS_Episode_324.mp3
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First broadcast August 17 2018.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2018/08/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-august-17th-for-what-its-worth-episode-393/

"In your house?"

Direct download: LITS_Episode_393.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT


First broadcast May 8 2015.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2018/08/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-august-3rd-2018-community-builder-corporate-resistor-encore-of-episode-256/http://www.wrek.org/?p=12001

"You have a nemesis!"

Direct download: ENCORE_LITS_Episode_256.mp3
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Guest: Amber Billey of Bard College.

First broadcast July 27 2018.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2018/07/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-july-27th-uncataloging-neutrality-episode-392/

"You make a choice, and you make a change."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_392.mp3
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First broadcast July 20 2018.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2018/07/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-july-20th-how-to-read-a-book-episode-391/

"What's up, McLuhan?"

Direct download: LITS_Episode_391.mp3
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Guests: Dr. Sarah Higinbotham and Bill Taft of The Common Good, and Karen Viars of Georgia Tech.

First broadcast July 13 2018.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2018/07/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-july-13th-the-common-good-episode-390/

"Why a librarian? Why prison?"

Direct download: LITS_Episode_390.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

"I have a really good shoebox."

Guest: Todd Wemmer of Endicott College.

First broadcast June 5 2015.

Playlist at http://www.wrek.org/?p=12173

Direct download: ENCORE_LITS_Episode_260.mp3
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Guests: Traci Drummond of Georgia State University, Andrew Reisinger of Georgia State University, and Steve Wise of The Great Speckled Bird.

First broadcast June 29 2018.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2018/06/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-june-29th-the-great-speckled-bird-episode-389/

"It's a really horrible way to do a really great thing."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_389.mp3
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Guests: Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh of Georgia State University; Jennifer Doty of Emory University; Ximin Mi of Georgia Tech.

First broadcast June 22, 2018.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2018/06/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-june-22nd-the-southeast-data-librarian-symposium-episode-388/

“I hope there's a lot of hacking!”

Direct download: LITS_Episode_388.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

Part 2 of REPORT FROM K-12

Guest: Zoë Rascoe of Druid Hills High School.

First broadcast June 15 2018.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2018/06/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-june-15th-report-from-k-12-ii-the-accidental-mentor-episode-386/

"And it's like BOOM, but a good boom."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_387.mp3
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Guest: Tom Mullen of Washed Up Emo.

First broadcast June 8 2018.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2018/06/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-june-8th-citizen-archiving-iv-washed-up-emo-episode-386/

"I've got to have a show!"

Direct download: LITS_Episode_386.mp3
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Guest: Dr Lisa Hoopes of the Georgia Aquarium.

First broadcast June 1 2018.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2018/06/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-june-1st-here-there-be-sea-dragons-episode-385/

"The science of caring for aquatic and terrestrial animals."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_385.mp3
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Guest: Astra Taylor of http://hiddendriver.com/

First broadcast April 17 2015.

Playlist at http://www.wrek.org/?p=11882

"Did I have to write a whole book to make this point?"

Direct download: ENCORE_LITS_Episode_253.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 10:28am 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: LITS_Episode_384.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 10:27am EDT

Guest: Dr. Leslie Chan of the University of Toronto Scarborough.

First broadcast on May 11 2018.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2018/05/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-may-11th-open-access-in-the-global-south-episode-383/

"Why are we changing the map?"

Direct download: LITS_Episode_383.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

First broadcast May 4 2018.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2018/05/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-may-4th-comprehensive-and-totally-secure-episode-382/

"Canon and canon-adjacent."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_382.mp3
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"We'll be speaking with the authors of an actual, physical, bound, paper book."

Guests: Jeffery Schnapp and Matthew Battles of Harvard University's metaLAB.

First broadcast November 7 2014.

Playlist at http://www.wrek.org/?p=10732

Direct download: ENCORE_LITS_Episode_232.mp3
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Guests: Traci Drummond (Georgia State University), Holly Smith (Spelman College), and Tiffany Atwater Lee (Atlanta University Center).

First broadcast April 20 2018.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2018/04/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-april-20th-the-atlanta-black-archives-episode-381/

"I'm completely surrounded by archivists."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_381.mp3
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appetite for instruction graphic

Guest: Karen Viars of Georgia Tech Library

First broadcast April 13, 2018.

Playlist at: https://www.wrek.org/2018/04/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-april-13th-appetite-for-instruction-episode-380/


"We're actually teaching you skills that you need to know, because you're a person who makes decisions in the world."


Direct download: LITS_Episode_380.mp3
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Guest: Molly Schwartz of METRO.

First broadcast April 6 2018.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2018/04/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-april-6th-the-bytegeist-of-podcast-preservation-episode-379/

"I hope you don't give up on that zany idea of an ASMR lab."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_379.mp3
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Guest: Danielle Cooper of Ithaka S+R.

First broadcast March 30 2018.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2018/03/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-march-30th-outside-the-framework-episode-378/

"I'm sure it's all good news."


Direct download: LITS_Episode_378.mp3
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Guest: Gabrielle Dudley, Instruction Archivist & QEP Librarian at Emory University’s Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

First broadcast March 23 2018.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2018/03/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-march-23rd-when-the-past-is-the-present-episode-377/

"I was burned. I was mentally exhausted."


Direct download: LITS_Episode_377.mp3
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Guest: Kaetrena Davis Kendrick of USC Lancaster.

First broadcast March 16 2018.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2018/03/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-march-16th-it-could-happen-to-you-episode-376/

"Vocational awe."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_376.mp3
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First broadcast March 9 2018.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2018/03/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-march-9th-elvis-had-left-the-library-episode-375/

"The Well-Read Right Hand."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_375.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT


Guests: Ashley Maynor and Corey Halaychik, University of Tennessee Libraries

First broadcast December 5, 2014.

Playlist at http://www.wrek.org/?p=10990

“It sounded really good in theory, and then I would get in the room, and it was garbage.”

Direct download: ENCORE_LITS_Episode_235.mp3
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Guest: Meredith Albert of Resolve Psychotherapy, LLC.

First broadcast February 23 2018.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2018/02/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-february-23rd-a-good-leader-is-hard-to-find-episode-374/

“When you put it that way… who doesn’t like praise and validation?”

Direct download: LITS_Episode_374.mp3
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Guest: Dan Shapiro of Glowforge.

First broadcast February 16 2018.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2018/02/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-february-16th-the-return-of-the-revenge-of-analog-episode-373/

"You can't make it better that way, only worse!"

Direct download: LITS_Episode_373.mp3
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Guest: Davia Nelson of The Kitchen Sisters.

First broadcast February 9 2018.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2018/02/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-february-9th-keep-on-keeping-on-episode-372/

"Fact check!"

Direct download: LITS_Episode_372.mp3
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Guest: Isabel Altamirano of the Georgia Tech Library.

First broadcast February 2 2018.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2018/02/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-february-2nd-ask-me-who-i-was-episode-371/

"We must never be content."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_371.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

"I have to talk about the Ramones!"

Guest: Tim Nielson of Marietta High School.

First broadcast January 26 2018.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2018/01/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-january-26th-report-from-k-12-episode-370/


Direct download: LITS_Episode_370.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

"We're winging it."

First broadcast January 19 2018.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2018/01/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-january-19th-the-snow-days-episode-369/

Direct download: LITS_Episode_369.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

"How many times are we going to say 'visualization'?"

Guest: Ximin Mi of the Georgia Tech Library.

First broadcast January 12 2018.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2018/01/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-january-12th-data-visualization-episode-368/

Direct download: LITS_Episode_368.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

"I have been confused with a collector."

Guest: Ian MacKaye of Dischord Records.

First broadcast September 5 2014.

Playlist at http://www.wrek.org/?p=10191

Direct download: ENCORE_LITS_Episode_223.mp3
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