Tag Archives: libraries

Library 20/20: Episode 004 – In the Stacks, Part I


What happens when the library moves its book collection out of the building and down the road?

Music: “The Informant” by Steelism, “I’ll Become Everything” by Dean Jaina, and “The Zeppelin” from the Blue Dot Sessions.

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Library 20/20: Episode 001 – The Library is Not a Collection of Books


This episode contains interpolated audio from the TEDx talk “The Library is Not a Collection of Books,” delivered in January 2014 at TEDx Telfair Street.

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Lost in the Stacks, Episode 408: We Know Who We Are


Guests: Austina Jordan of the University of North Georgia, Dani Wellemeyer of the University of Missouri Kansas City, and Jess Williams of the University of Missouri Kansas City.

First broadcast January 11 2019.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2019/01/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-january-11th-we-know-who-we-are-episode-408/

“I’m librarian-ing you.”

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Lost in the Stacks, Episode 405: Skynet Fail: AI in Libraries


Guests: Edmond Chow, Associate Professor in School of Computational Science and Engineering at Georgia Tech.

First broadcast December 7, 2018.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2018/12/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-december-7th-skynet-fail-ai-in-libraries-episode-405/

“All glory to the algorithm!”

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Lost in the Stacks, Episode 394: Where Are We Going?


First broadcast September 7 2018.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2018/09/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-september-7-where-are-we-going-episode-394/

“So we should have done homework on this one.”

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Supercontext: Bone, Volume 1: Out From Boneville


This independent comedy/fantasy comic book series wasn’t intended to be for kids necessarily, but because of how savvily Jeff Smith marketed his self-publishing business, it became a hit for all-ages. We discuss Bone‘s impact on the library market, as well as its struggles with female representation and censorship.

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Lost in the Stacks, Episode 390: The Common Good


Guests: Dr. Sarah Higinbotham and Bill Taft of The Common Good, and Karen Viars of Georgia Tech.

First broadcast July 13 2018.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2018/07/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-july-13th-the-common-good-episode-390/

“Why a librarian? Why prison?”

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Lost in the Stacks: Episode 376: It Could Happen To You


Part 2 of ROCKSTARS, BURNOUTS, AND SURVIVORS

Guest: Kaetrena Davis Kendrick of USC Lancaster.

First broadcast March 16 2018.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2018/03/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-march-16th-it-could-happen-to-you-episode-376/

“Vocational awe.”

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Lost in the Stacks, Episode 375: Elvis Had Left The Library


Part 1 of ROCKSTARS, BURNOUTS, AND SURVIVORS series.

First broadcast March 9 2018.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2018/03/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-march-9th-elvis-had-left-the-library-episode-375/

“The Well-Read Right Hand.”

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Lost in the Stacks, Episode 368: Data Visualization


“How many times are we going to say ‘visualization’?”

Guest: Ximin Mi of the Georgia Tech Library.

First broadcast January 12 2018.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2018/01/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-january-12th-data-visualization-episode-368/

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