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 Episode 482: The CatalogUing Code of Ethics 02/19/2021
Episode 482: The CatalogUing Code of Ethics Guests: Beth Shoemaker from Emory University and Karen Snow from Dominican University, co-chairs of the Cataloguing Ethics Steering Committee. First broadcast February 19 2021. Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2021/02/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-february-19th-the-cataloguing-code-of-ethics-episode-482/ "A cataloger can censor a book with a few keystrokes."
info_outline ENCORE Episode 334: Preserving Decision-Making Data 01/29/2021
ENCORE Episode 334: Preserving Decision-Making Data Part 2 of DIGITAL RESILIENCE Guest: of the (DPN) Playlist at First broadcast February 17 2017. "Did you figure it out? Of course you didn’t. You don’t have any data."
info_outline ENCORE Episode 451: LITSmas 2019, LITS Go To The Movies 12/18/2020
ENCORE Episode 451: LITSmas 2019, LITS Go To The Movies First broadcast December 20 2019. Playlist at "If you think you’ve discovered something, please don’t steal it."
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."