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.

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First broadcast December 27 2019.

Direct download: LITS_Bonus_20191227.mp3
Category:Bonus -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

First broadcast December 20 2019.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/?p=32869

"If you think you’ve discovered something, please don’t steal it."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_451.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

First broadcast December 13 2019.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/?p=32839

"I've got to steal that book."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_450.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Guests: Lee Vinsel, Andrew Russell, and Jessica Meyerson of The Maintainers

First broadcast December 6 2019.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/?p=32775

"I am so pumped. Maintenance... Infrastructure..."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_449.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Guests: Marlee Givens and Liz Holdsworth of the Georgia Tech Library.

First broadcast November 29 2019.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/?p=32667

"I was captain of the literature review."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_448.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Guest: Liz Holdsworth of the Georgia Tech Library.

First broadcast November 22 2019.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2019/11/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-november-22nd-delete-yourself-episode-447/

"I deleted my Facebook to change my behavior."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_447.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EST


Guest: Leslie Chan, University of Toronto, Scarborough

First broadcast November 15, 2019.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/?p=32455

"The development of these open tools should be driven by the community. The community should have a say as to how the data should be used, and who has a right to use it."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_446.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Guest: Sheryl Vogt, Director of the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies at the University of Georgia Libraries.

First broadcast on November 8 2019.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2019/11/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-november-8th-on-record-tracing-the-lifecycle-of-political-archives-episode-445/

"Trust your archivists, folks!"

Direct download: LITS_Episode_445.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Image: ©2011 Braydon Fuller

Guest: Robin Fay aka GeorgiaWebGurl

First broadcast October 25 2019.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2019/10/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-october-25th-metadata-of-the-dead-episode-443/

"I'm delighted to point out that sometimes that's known as a graveyard shift."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_443.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Guests: Itza Carbajal and Michaela Hart.

First broadcast October 18 2019.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2019/10/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-october-18th-archivists-against-history-repeating-itself-episode-442/

"We come together because of, not despite of, our professional obligations."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_442.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

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Guest: Philip Burrus of the Burrus Intellectual Property Law Group in Atlanta, GA

First broadcast October 11, 2019.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2019/10/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-october-11th-the-case-act-episode-440/

"I do worry sometimes about how governments implement noble causes."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_441.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EST


Guest: Tony Fast of MINED Research Group.

First broadcast February 14 2014.

Playlist at http://bit.ly/1eWTh3q

Direct download: ENCORE_LITS_Episode_195.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Guest: Dr. Wayne Clough of the Smithsonian and Georgia Tech.

First broadcast September 27 2019.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2019/09/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-september-27th-things-new-and-strange-episode-440/

"The Smithsonian is emphatically NOT America's attic."


Direct download: LITS_Episode_440.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Guest: Randy Gue of the Rose Library at Emory Libraries.

First broadcast September 20 2019.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2019/09/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-september-20th-graffiti-kings-episode-439/

"That's an Atlanta joke that some of you got."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_439.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EST


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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST


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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST


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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST


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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

Full interview with Daniel Kalder from episode 422.

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

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST


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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST