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  • Archival Material
    What's on the Price Gilbert Windows?
    (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2024-02-16) Bennett, Charlie ; Rascoe, Fred ; Givens, Marlee ; McGee, Alex
    Interview portion of Lost in the Stacks, episode 592. Features interview with Tristan Al-Haddad, Georgia Tech Library Artist-in-residence, and Gerry Chen, PhD student in the Georgia Tech School of Interactive Computing, discussing how computer code and robots can translate information into art.
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    Historic Harlots of Old Atlanta
    (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2024-02-09) Bennett, Charlie ; Rascoe, Fred ; Givens, Marlee ; McGee, Alex
    Interview portion of Lost in the Stacks, episode 591. Features interview with Dr Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh, head of Research Data Services at Georgia State University Library. She discusses her recent research project and online exhibit, "Historic Harlots of Old Atlanta", about the sex work trade in Atlanta in the late 1800's and early 1900s.
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    How To Be A Liaison
    (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2024-02-02) Bennett, Charlie ; Rascoe, Fred ; Givens, Marlee ; McGee, Alex
    Interview portion of Lost in the Stacks, episode 590. Features interview with Lauren Haberstock (Librarian for Emerging Technologies and Digital Projects and Director of the Genesis Lab Maker Space and Academic Center for Excellence at Pepperdine University in California), and John Knox (Digital Scholarship Librarian at the University of North Carolina Wilmington). They discuss their roles as liaisons in the Digital Scholarship section of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL).
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    Who Made That Chair?
    (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2024-01-26) Bennett, Charlie ; Rascoe, Fred ; Givens, Marlee ; McGee, Alex
    Interview portion of Lost in the Stacks, episode 589. Features interview with Maria Palanansky and Kevin Adams, librarians at Alfred University, about their research to determine how much of their library furniture was the product of the prison labor system.
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    Making Virtual Reality a Reality
    (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2024-01-19) Bennett, Charlie ; Rascoe, Fred ; Givens, Marlee ; McGee, Alex
    Interview portion of Lost in the Stacks, episode 588. Features interview with Alison Valk and Ximin Mi, discussing their book "Making Virtual Reality a Reality", about bringing virtual reality technologies into the academic library instruction classroom setting.
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    Southern Industry, Family History
    (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2024-01-12) Bennett, Charlie ; Rascoe, Fred ; Givens, Marlee ; McGee, Alex
    Interview portion of Lost in the Stacks, episode 587. Features interview with Jacob and Nina Elsas, co-owners of The Patch Works Art & History Center, and Jody Thompson, Head of Archives at GT Library, discussing the history and archiving of the Fulton Bag and Mill company in Atlanta.
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    So, Now What?
    (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2024-01-05) Bennett, Charlie ; Rascoe, Fred ; Givens, Marlee ; McGee, Alex
    Discussion portion of Lost in the Stacks, episode 586. Features panelists discussing outlook for the new year through various lenses: personally, culturally, and professionally.
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    LITSMAS 2023
    (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2023-12-22) Bennett, Charlie ; Rascoe, Fred ; Givens, Marlee
    Discussion portion of Lost in the Stacks, episode 585. The annual "LITS-mas" episode features panel discussing their history of holiday travel plans and travel traditions, and how they can all be disrupted.
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    Three Themes
    (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2023-12-15) Bennett, Charlie ; Rascoe, Fred ; Givens, Marlee
    Discussion portion of Lost in the Stacks, episode 584. Features panel discussing three short themes that they felt weren't yet ready for the full-episode treatment. Themes are: Your Baby is Ugly (receiving useful feedback on a project), the Annotated Fall (music lyrics annotated by an online community), and Conspiracy Theories (and the power of world-building control).
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    What Happened?
    (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2023-12-08) Bennett, Charlie ; Rascoe, Fred ; Givens, Marlee
    Discussion portion of Lost in the Stacks, episode 583. Features panel discussing what they achieved in the year 2023, what they failed to achieve, and the surprises along the way.