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.

three libraries

Leslie Sharp, Dean of Libraries at Georgia Tech
Elaine Westbrooks, Vice Provost of University Libraries & University Librarian at UNC-Chapel Hill
Kaetrena Davis Kendrick, Dean of Dacus Library and Pettus Archives & Special Collections, Winthrop University.

Playlist at: https://www.wrek.org/?p=34647

First broadcast July 10, 2020

"I'm not concerned about what I can't do, I'm concerned about what I can do."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_467.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 12:30pm EDT

Part 1 of DATA RULES

Guest: Dr. Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh of Georgia State University

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2016/07/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-july-8th-2016-data-librarianship-naked-and-afraid-episode-309/

First broadcast July 8 2016

"I will be stupid for you."

Direct download: ENCORE_LITS_Episode_309.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

Guest: Catherine Manci, Public Programming and Community Engagement Specialist at the Georgia Tech Library.

First broadcast June 26 2020.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/?p=34623

"Sounds like a big job."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_466.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

Guest: Mike Filler of Georgia Tech's School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering. 

First broadcast October 28 2016.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2016/10/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-october-28th-2016-question-my-authority-ii-peer-review-episode-323/

"As scientists, we shouldn't be thinking 'How do I get this into a journal?'"

Direct download: ENCORE_LITS_Episode_323.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

path in forest, public domain image

Guests: Tamara Livingston of Museums, Archives and Rare Books at Kennesaw State University, Angela Stanley with Georgia HomePLACE, and Cheryl Hargrove of the Georgia Department of Economic Development’s Explore Georgia

First broadcast June 12, 2020.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/?p=34604

"Cultural heritage tourism...is traveling to experience the places and activities that authentically represent the stories and people of the past and present."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_465.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

Guest: Liz Holdsworth of the Georgia Tech Library.

First broadcast August 26 2016

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2016/08/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-august-26th-2016-question-my-authority-episode-315/

"Please tell me that was originally like that."

Direct download: ENCORE_LITS_Episode_315.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

image by Tony Armstrong-Sly

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
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: ENCORE_LITS_Episode_424.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

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
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

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
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

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
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

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
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

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
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

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
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

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
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

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

Kevin Titzer art

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
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT


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
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

photo by ijclark 

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
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

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

First broadcast February 7 2020.

Playlist TK

"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
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT



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
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00pm EDT

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