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.

“I really wish someone had understood that this would be important later.”

First broadcast July 11 2014.

Playlist at http://bit.ly/1twqElf

Direct download: ENCORE_LITS_Episode_215.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

This is our third holiday episode, once again featuring funny voices, kids' Christmas stories, and plenty of special guests. Merry Christmas!

Direct download: LITSmas_2017.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

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: LITS_Episode_366.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 4:23pm EST

Guest: David Sax.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2017/12/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-december-8th-the-material-oomph-episode-365/

First broadcast December 8 2017.

"The world is not digital."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_365.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Guest: Philip Burrus of the Burrus Intellectual Property Law Group.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2017/12/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-december-1st-the-mailbag-episode-364/

First broadcast December 1 2017.

"I put in a FOIA request."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_364.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Guests: Dana Hartley, Pete Ludovice, and Brian Dyke from Georgia Tech.

First broadcast May 27 2011.

Playlist at http://www.wrek.org/?p=6595

"Well, Brian, what do you believe in?"

Direct download: ENCORE_LITS_Episode_064a.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: LITS_Episode_363.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

First broadcast November 3 2017.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2017/11/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-november-3rd-from-romance-to-reality-episode-362/

"I just kind of fell into it."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_362.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Guest: Mandi Shepp of the Marion H. Skidmore Library.

First broadcast October 27 2017.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2017/10/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-october-27th-happy-halloween-from-lily-dale-episode-361/

"Do you have any rabbits?"

Direct download: LITS_Episode_361.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Guest: Jennifer Townes of Georgia College.

First broadcast October 20 2017.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2017/10/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-october-20th-ready-for-disaster-episode-360/

"Say that three times fast."

Direct download: LITS_Episode_360.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Postcript to our BAD LUCK AND TROUBLE series.

First broadcast June 13 2014.

Playlist at http://bit.ly/TTwJs0

"There was a hole in the roof?"

Direct download: ENCORE_LITS_Episode_212.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

Guest: Julia Flanders of Northeastern University

First broadcast October 6 2017.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2017/10/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-october-6th-design-for-diversity-episode-359/

"Using things against the grain..."

Bonus Spotify playlist of Des4Div music suggestions!


Direct download: LITS_Episode_359.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EST

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

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

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

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

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
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:17pm EST

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

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

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

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

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


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

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 EST

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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
Category:Bonus -- posted at: 4:00pm EST

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

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

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

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


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


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

Black hole visualization


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

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

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 EST

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

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 EST


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

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

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/

Category:general -- posted at: 11:40am EST


Guest: Britt Holbrook of the School of Public Policy at Georgia Tech

First Broadcast on October 18th, 2013


Direct download: LITS_Episode_180.mp3
Category:Episode -- posted at: 5:00pm EST