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.
info_outline ENCORE Episode 209: "Expunge Your Digital History" 11/27/2020
ENCORE Episode 209: "Expunge Your Digital History" Part 3 of SURVEILLANCE AND BIG BRO Guest: Jean-François Blanchette of UCLA. First broadcast May 23 2014. Playlist at "I didn't post that stuff, someone else did!"
info_outline Episode 476: Human-Centered Research 11/20/2020
Episode 476: Human-Centered Research image: Cover of Code for America's Guests: Aditi Joshi, Code for America Senior Qualitative Researcher, and Rebecca Blakiston, User Experience Strategist and Associate Librarian at the University of Arizona Libraries Playlist at: First broadcast Nov 20, 2020 "It's really important to recognize the intense emotions that research participants might be undergoing, and also the ways that creates vicarious trauma in the researchers themselves."
info_outline Episode 475: Breaking Up With Print Periodicals 11/13/2020
Episode 475: Breaking Up With Print Periodicals Guest: Stuart Gaetjens, Coordinator of Technical Services at the Volpe Library, Tennessee Tech University Playlist at: First broadcast Nov 13, 2020 "Results were dramatic, and even worse than expected."
info_outline ENCORE Episode 208: "What Are You Reading?" 11/06/2020
ENCORE Episode 208: "What Are You Reading?" Part 2 of SURVEILLANCE AND BIG BRO Guests: Karen Glover & Stella Richardson of the Georgia Tech Library and Denita Hampton of the Georgia State University Library. First broadcast on May 16 2014. Playlist at "Who wants the information you have about patrons?"
info_outline ENCORE Episode 207: The NSA Show 10/23/2020
ENCORE Episode 207: The NSA Show Part 1 of SURVEILLANCE AND BIG BRO Guest: Dr. Aaron Santesso of Georgia Tech's School of Literature, Media, and Communication. First broadcast May 9 2014. Playlist available at "Please try to collect all the information you can and make sure nothing bad happens."
info_outline Episode 473: The Leiden Manifesto 10/09/2020
Episode 473: The Leiden Manifesto image: still from Leiden Manifesto video produced by Kindea Labs Guest: Dr Diana Hicks, Professor in the School of Public Policy at Georgia Tech, and lead author of the Leiden Manifesto for Research Metrics . Playlist at: First broadcast Oct 9, 2020 "These numbers do have consequences."
info_outline Episode 472: The African American Struggle for Library Equality 10/02/2020
Episode 472: The African American Struggle for Library Equality Guest: Dr Aisha Jones, archivist and professor at NC Central University, and author of The African American Struggle for Library Equality: The Untold Story of the Julius Rosenwald Fund Library Program (2019, Rowman & Littefield). Playlist at: First broadcast Oct 2, 2020 "I'll still do my research in the stacks, because that's where the truth lives."
info_outline Episode 471: Doomscrolling 09/18/2020
Episode 471: Doomscrolling Image graphics by FMF design, i cons, and Fahmi. From Noun Project. Creative Commons CC-BY. First broadcast Sept 18, 2020 Playlist at: https://www.wrek.org/?p=34908 "I suspect anthropologists will look back to this time and say that the invention of the infinite scroll was a pivotal moment in human evolution..."
info_outline ENCORE Episode 204: "What Does Google Really Want?" 09/11/2020
ENCORE Episode 204: "What Does Google Really Want?" Part 2 of JUST GOOGLE IT Guest: Dr. Ian Bogost of the School of Literature, Media, and Communication at Georgia Tech. First broadcast April 18 2014. Playlist available at
info_outline Episode 469: The Distant Reader, or: How to Read Lots and Lots and Lots of Books 08/21/2020
Episode 469: The Distant Reader, or: How to Read Lots and Lots and Lots of Books Guest: Eric Lease Morgan, Librarian at University of Notre Dame and original creator of First broadcast AUG 21, 2020. Playlist at “The Distant Reader is a tool that enhances your ability to consume, read, understand, analyze a large corpora of...STUFF.”
info_outline ENCORE Episode 313: Data as Packet-Switching Glitch Art 08/14/2020
ENCORE Episode 313: Data as Packet-Switching Glitch Art Part 5 of DATA RULES Guest: Joelle Dietrick of Davidson College. Playlist at First broadcast August 5 2016. "Sometimes I find the most interesting moment in my research is when I have a chance encounter with something I wasn't expecting."
info_outline Episode 467: Virtually Leading the Academic Library 07/10/2020
Episode 467: Virtually Leading the Academic Library Guests: 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: First broadcast July 10, 2020 "I'm not concerned about what I can't do, I'm concerned about what I can do."
info_outline ENCORE Episode 309: Data Librarianship: Naked and Afraid 07/03/2020
ENCORE Episode 309: Data Librarianship: Naked and Afraid Part 1 of DATA RULES Guest: Dr. Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh of Georgia State University Playlist at First broadcast July 8 2016 "I will be stupid for you."
info_outline Episode 466: The Public Programming and Community Engagement Specialist 06/26/2020
Episode 466: The Public Programming and Community Engagement Specialist Guest: Catherine Manci, Public Programming and Community Engagement Specialist at the Georgia Tech Library. First broadcast June 26 2020. Playlist at "Sounds like a big job."
info_outline ENCORE Episode 323: Question My Authority II: Peer Review 06/19/2020
ENCORE Episode 323: Question My Authority II: Peer Review Guest: Mike Filler of Georgia Tech's School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering. First broadcast October 28 2016. Playlist at "As scientists, we shouldn't be thinking 'How do I get this into a journal?'"
info_outline Episode 465: GLAM-orizing Your Travel Plans 06/12/2020
Episode 465: GLAM-orizing Your Travel Plans 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."
info_outline ENCORE Episode 343: The Interplanetary File System 05/08/2020
ENCORE Episode 343: The Interplanetary File System Guest: Matt Zumwalt of Protocol Labs. First broadcast May 12 2017. Playlist at "I feel like there should be an echo effect."