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Lost in the Stacks, Episode 476: Human-Centered Research


cover of Code for America's Qualitative Research Guide
image: Cover of Code for America’s Qualitative Research Practice Guide

Guests: Aditi Joshi, Code for America Senior Qualitative Researcher, and Rebecca Blackiston, User Experience Strategist and Associate Librarian at the University of Arizona Libraries

Playlist at: https://www.wrek.org/?p=35248

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.”

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Lost in the Stacks, Episdoe 473: The Leiden Manifesto


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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 http://www.leidenmanifesto.org/.

Playlist at: https://www.wrek.org/?p=35069

First broadcast Oct 9, 2020

“These numbers do have consequences.”

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Lost in the Stacks, Episode 472: The African American Struggle for Library Equality

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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: https://www.wrek.org/?p=35035

First broadcast Oct 2, 2020

“I’ll still do my research in the stacks, because that’s where the truth lives.”