Advocacy & Public Policy Committee News Alerts, January 2022
Advocacy & Public Policy Committee News Alerts support the committee's mission to monitor governmental activities and social justice issues affecting the professional interests of ARLIS/NA and to keep the ARLIS/NA membership informed. The monthly alerts are intended to be conversation starters, help members keep up on public policy issues and alert members to new developments. The articles compiled in the News Alerts bring to the forefront recent news from a range of perspectives designed to elicit discussion; they are not compiled to represent the views of ARLIS as an organization or the members of the Advocacy and Public Policy Committee.
Previous issues can be found here: https://www.arlisna.org/news/appc-news-alert
Activism and Social Justice in the Arts
- Bishara, Hakim. “Amnesty Launches Contest for Artists to Demand Closure of Gitmo Detention Camp.” Hyperallergic, January 12, 2022.
- Bishara, Hakim. “NYC’s Racist Roosevelt Statue Is Gone, But Concerns Over Its Relocation Remain.” Hyperallergic, January 24, 2022.
- Bishara, Hakim. “Richmond’s Infamous Robert E. Lee Statue May Go to a Black History Museum.” Hyperallergic, January 7, 2022.
- Liscia, Valentina Di. “Maya Angelou Becomes the First Black Woman on a US Quarter.” Hyperallergic, January 11, 2022.
- Mattei, Shanti Escalante-De. “Tracey Emin Demands Artwork Be Removed From 10 Downing Street.” ARTnews.Com, January 20, 2022.
- Villa, Angelica. “Israel’s Ramat Gan Museum Closes Amid Censorship Dispute.” ARTnews.Com, January 14, 2022.
Copyright, Fair Use, Image Rights/Reuse
- Bailey, Jonathan. “5 Copyright Stories to Watch in 2022.” Plagiarism Today, January 3, 2022.
- Creswell, Marilyn, and Nora Scheland. “Get to Know the Territory: Musicals Based on Public Domain Works.” Library of Congress. January 19, 2022.
- Graves, Franklin. “Here Are The Legal Issues Affecting Content Creators In 2022.” Tubefilter, January 11, 2022.
- Hervey, Scott and Escovedo, Josh. "Copyright Cases to Watch in 2022." The Briefing from the IP Law Blog. January 27, 2022.
- Jenkins, Jennifer. “Public Domain Day 2022.” Duke University School of Law, Duke’s Center for the Study of the Public Domain, January 1, 2022.
- MacEwan University Library. “Subject Guides: Copyright: What Is Public Domain?” MacEwan University Library. January 6, 2022.
- National Today. “Copyright Law Day -- January 1, 2022.” National Today, January 1, 2022.
- News Media Alliance Staff. “News Media Alliance Calls on U.S. Copyright Office to Recommend Further Measures to Clarify Law and Policies, Strengthen Publishers’ Existing Rights.” News Media Alliance, January 7, 2022.
- Sharp, Sarah Rose. “‘Dune’ Crypto Group That Paid $3M For Rare Book Mocked For Thinking They Owned The Rights.” Hyperallergic, January 18, 2022.
- The Public Domain Review. “Happy Public Domain Day 2022!” The Public Domain Review, January 1, 2022.
- U.S. Copyright Office. “Copyright Office Announces 2022–2026 Strategic Plan: Fostering Creativity and Enriching Culture.” NewsNet, January 20, 2022.
- Liu, Jasmine. “Ten North American Museums to Offer 12-Week $6,300 Paid Internships.” Hyperallergic, January 23, 2022.
- “National Endowment for the Arts Announces Over $33 Million in Project Funding to Arts Organizations Nationwide.” NEA, January 22, 2022.
- “Native American, Native Hawaiian Library Services Grants Available Now.” IMLS, January 5, 2022.
Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Access (IDEA)
- ABC 36 News. “UK Libraries, College of Arts and Sciences symposium to honor bell hooks.” January 24, 2022.
- Asadullah, Muhammad, Charmine Cortez, Geena Holding, Hamza Said, Jenna Smith, Kayla Schick, Kudzai Mudyara, et al. “Decolonization and Justice: An Introductory Overview.” January 14, 2022.
- Bouvier, Katelyn, Michelle Souliere, Lilach Marom, and Rachel Chong. “Indigenous Teaching Resources: Students Collection.” January 1, 2022.
- ViMLoC. “Study on Experiences in Learning about Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (for Academic Librarians and Archivists).” January 28, 2022.
Intellectual Freedom/Access to Information
- Cummings, Mike. “Travel Log: A New Digital Afterlife for Museum Exhibitions.” YaleNews, January 24, 2022.
- Gabbatt, Adam. “US Conservatives Linked to Rich Donors Wage Campaign to Ban Books from Schools.” The Guardian, January 24, 2022.
- Gross, Jenny. “‘Maus’ Holocaust Novel Removed From Classrooms by School Board." The New York Times, January 27, 2022.
- Pekoll, Kristin. “New Intellectual Freedom Resource Helps Librarians Address Challenges to Problematic Authors.” ALA News and Press Center, January 24, 2022.
- Waterfield, Angela. “Maryland Digital Works Law Challenged.” Good E-Reader (blog), January 25, 2022.
Open Access : Rachel
- Adams, Caralee. “Virtual Gathering Welcomes Creative Works from 1926 into the Public Domain.” Internet Archive Blogs, January 27, 2022.
- Creative Commons. “Better Internet Series: Access to Information and Knowledge.” January 18, 2022.
- Linedo-Dufort, Marianne. “Open Educational Resources: More Accessible Knowledge for All | News.” January 27, 2022.
- Saito, Yuriko, Ruth Sonderegger, Ines Kleesattel, Elizabeth Burns Coleman, Elizabeth Scarbrough, Matteo Ravasio, Xiao Ouyang, et al. “Introduction to Philosophy: Aesthetic Theory and Practice.” December 30, 2021. [Note: These authors have released a new open textbook for use in January 2022.]
- Vézina, Brigitte, and Françoise Camille. “Episode 1: Open Culture VOICES - Medhavi Gandhi.” Creative Commons, January 31, 2022.
- Gurman, Mark and Anna Edgerton. “Apple, Google Tell U.S. Senators That Tech Bills Will Harm Privacy.” Bloomberg, January 18, 2022.
- Levine, Alexandra S. "Suicide Hotline Shares Data with For-Profit Spinoff, Raising Ethical Questions." Politico, January 27, 2022.
- Lundberg, Stefan. “It’s Not Sci-fi: How Augmented Reality Enhances Surveillance.” Security Info Watch, January 14, 2022.
- Tomaszewski, Stacy. “Data Privacy Week – January 24-28, 2022.” ALA: Choose Privacy Every Day, Voices for Privacy Blog, January 24, 2022.
- Yaraghi, Niam and Samantha Lai. “How the Pandemic Has Exacerbated Online Privacy Threats.” Brookings, January 13, 2022.
- Battaglia, Andy. “New Digital Portal Delves Into Prismatic Past of Marcel Duchamp.” ARTnews.Com, January 25, 2022.
- Enis, Matt. “Library of Congress Trains Machine Learning Tool with Crowdsourcing.” Library Journal, January 11, 2022.
- Gitelman, Lisa. “What Is a Book?” Public Books, January 4, 2022.
- Hinton, P. N. “Small Change, Big Impact: Opening Up Digital Library Collections to Non-Residents.” BOOK RIOT, January 24, 2022.
- Lynch, Deidre. “In Praise of Search Tools.” Public Books, January 6, 2022.
- Maris, Elena. “The Humanities Can’t Save Big Tech From Itself.” Wired, January 12, 2022.
- Stoneman, Adam. “What Will the ‘Metaverse’ Do to Art and Culture?,” Jacobin, January 24, 2022.
- “Wikipedia Editors Have Voted Not to Classify NFTs as Art, Sparking Outrage in the Crypto Community,” Artnet News, January 13, 2022.
- Clarke, Rachel Ivy. “Work Made Visible.” American Libraries Magazine, January 3, 2022.
- Clemens, Alison, Dean, Courtney, Diaz, Angel, et. al. "Best Practices for Archival Term Positions." Term Labor Best Practices Working Group, January 14, 2022.
- DeVille, Taylor. “Baltimore County Library Staff Votes to Form Union.” Baltimore Sun, January 7, 2022.
- Goldstein, Caroline. “Art Handlers, Curators, and Other Workers at New York’s Jewish Museum Are Seeking to Form a Union.” Artnet News, January 11, 2022.
- Jensen, Kelly. “Public Libraries Aren’t Essential Services.” BOOK RIOT, January 12, 2022.
- Longo, Adam. “COVID Positive Museum Workers in DC Are Afraid to Call out Sick, Union President Says.” WUSA9 News, January 8, 2022.
- Spencer, Katrina. “The Comprehensive Guide to Resisting Overcommitment.” Up//Root, January 17, 2022.
- Zaumer Weil, Julie. “The Public Library Is the Latest Place to Pick up a Coronavirus Test. Librarians Are Overwhelmed.” Washington Post, January 18, 2021.
This issue of News Alerts was compiled by Freyja Catton, Sarah Hamerman, Rachel Harris, Lauren McDaniel, Petra Warren, and Michael Wirtz.