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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Guest: Ben Fino-Radin of Small Data Industries

First broadcast May 29 2020.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/?p=34584

"Through the magic of physics and biology, the bird cloud maintains consensus."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_464.mp3
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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: ENCORE_LITS_Episode_424.mp3
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Guest: Joe Karaganis of Open Syllabus

First broadcast May 15 2020.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/?p=34544

"Then it's definitely syllabi."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_463.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: ENCORE_LITS_Episode_343.mp3
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In our first attempt at a totally home-recorded episode, we discuss how libraries and archives are handling the COVID-19 pandemic.

First broadcast May 1st 2020.

"I can't say it on command!"


Direct download: LITS_Episode_462.mp3
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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: ENCORE_LITS_Episode_358.mp3
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Guests: The Brothers Chaps of Homestar Runner.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2017/12/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-december-15th-homestar-runner-gone-in-a-flash-episode-366/

First broadcast December 15 2017.

"We wanted to tell some people some funny stuff, and video was not an option."

Direct download: ENCORE_LITS_Episode_366_C19.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_Episoide_280.mp3
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Guest: Brett Netson

First broadcast July 17 2015.

Playlist at http://www.wrek.org/?p=12423

"Which one is okay with their stuff being on YouTube or Spotify?"

Direct download: ENCORE_LITS_Episode_265.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT


First broadcast April 24 2015.

Playlist at http://www.wrek.org/?p=11955

"If anyone remembers when Apple decided to put U2 on your device..."

Direct download: ENCORE_LITS_Episode_254.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: ENCORE_LITS_Episode_399.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

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Guest: Kevin Titzer, Artist

First broadcast March 13, 2020

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2020/03/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-march-13th-artist-in-residence-episode-461/

"I"m more interested in other people's interpretations, and other people's stories."

Direct download: LITS_Epiode_461.mp3
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Guest: Britt Holbrook of the School of Public Policy at Georgia Tech

First Broadcast on October 18th, 2013


Direct download: ENCORE_LITS_Episode_180.mp3
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Guests: Simon Bowie, Kevin Sanders, and Emily Nunn

First broadcast February 28 2020.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2020/02/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-february-28th-open-as-a-process-episode-460/

"Perhaps academia could “get a free thing going.”

Direct download: LITS_Episode_460.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

First broadcast February 21 2020.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2020/02/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-february-21st-from-embedded-to-rooted-episode-459/

"Where would we be without library jargon?"

Direct download: LITS_Episode_459.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

First broadcast February 14 2020.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2020/02/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-february-14th-multimodal-information-literacy-episode-458/

"Finding that subtext inside of which way an arrow's pointing in the graph."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_458.mp3
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Guest: Oscar Gittemeier of the Fulton County Library System and Sandjar Kozubaev of Georgia Tech.

First broadcast February 7 2020.

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"I’ve recently learned from our guests that the word convivial has a different interpretation than what I thought."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_457.mp3
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Guest: Robin Fay

First broadcast January 31 2020.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2020/01/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-january-31st-donoharm-episode-456/

"Good gracious Ignatius!"

Direct download: LITS_Episode_456.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

First broadcast January 24 2020.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2020/01/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-january-24th-ten-years-man-ten-years-episode-455/

"So I get to say the show title too? I'm excited."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_455.mp3
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Guest: Richard Poynder

First broadcast January 17 2020.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2020/01/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-january-17th-the-rise-of-populism-and-the-fall-of-open-access-episode-454/

"Is that naïve and simple?"

Direct download: LITS_Episode_454.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

First broadcast January 10 2020.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/?p=32892

"People will exercise self-direction and self-control in the service of objectives to which they are committed."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_453.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

First broadcast January 3 2020.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2020/01/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-january-3rd-in-the-year-2020-episode-452/

"I am an optimist."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_452.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT