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Every Friday, librarians and archivists from the Georgia Tech Library pick a theme and free-associate an hour of music, interviews, and library talk.

Lost in the Stacks: the Research Library Rock'n'Roll Radio Show Charlie Bennett

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Every Friday, librarians and archivists from the Georgia Tech Library pick a theme and free-associate an hour of music, interviews, and library talk.

    Episode 471: Doomscrolling

    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..."

    • 1 hr
    ENCORE Episode 204: "What Does Google Really Want?"

    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 http://bit.ly/1leBqJ1

    • 59 min
    Episode 470: Nostalgia and Late Capitalism

    Episode 470: Nostalgia and Late Capitalism

    First broadcast September 4 2020.
    Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2020/09/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-sep-4-nostalgia-and-late-capitalism-episode-470/
    "Who came up with the theme for this episode?"

    • 59 min
    ENCORE Episode 203: "Google Books & Libraries"

    ENCORE Episode 203: "Google Books & Libraries"

    Part 1 of JUST GOOGLE IT
    Guest: Kevin Smith of the Office of Copyright and Scholarly Communication at Duke University.
    First broadcast on April 11 2014.
    Playlist at http://bit.ly/1ehIgun

    • 58 min
    Episode 469: The Distant Reader, or: How to Read Lots and Lots and Lots of Books

    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 https://distantreader.org/
    First broadcast AUG 21, 2020.
    Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/?p=34774
    “The Distant Reader is a tool that enhances your ability to consume, read, understand, analyze a large corpora of...STUFF.”

    • 1 hr
    Data as Packet-Switching Glitch Art

    Data as Packet-Switching Glitch Art

    Part 5 of DATA RULES
    Guest: Joelle Dietrick of Davidson College.
    Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2016/08/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-august-5th-2016-data-as-packet-switching-glitch-art-episode-313/
    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."

    • 1 hr

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