Advocacy and Public Policy Committee News Alerts v. 5 n. 11, November 2019
Activism and Social Justice in the Arts
- Bishara, Hakim. “Teacher Accused of Throwing Away Students’ Black Lives Matter Posters.” Hyperallergic, November 25, 2019.
- Durón, Maximilíano. “Diane Simpson, Elia Alba, Torkwase Dyson Among 2019 Anonymous Was a Woman Grantees.” ARTnews.Com, November 20, 2019.
- Greenberger, Alex. “Artist Cecilia Vicuña on Chile Protests: ‘It May Be a Preview of What Awaits People Around the World.’” ARTnews.Com, November 12, 2019.
- Greenberger, Alex. “Arts Organization Decries Denial of Visas to Iraqi Artists in MoMA PS1 Show: ‘It Is Unacceptable.’” ARTnews.Com, November 8, 2019.
- Guzman, Alissa. “Baltimore Museum of Art Will Only Acquire Works By Female-Identifying Artists in 2020.” Hyperallergic, November 18, 2019.
- Polonsky, Naomi. “Activists Dressed as Trojan Figures Crash Opening of BP-Funded Exhibition.” Hyperallergic, November 20, 2019.
Copyright, Fair Use, Image Rights/Reuse
- Chung, Andrew. "U.S. Supreme Court Justices Navigate Video Piracy Case over Blackbeard's Ship." Reuters, November 5, 2019.
- Cross, LaToya. "Meet Zoe Ligon, the Sex Educator Calling Out MOCAD’s Controversial 'New Portraits' Exhibit." WDET, November 6, 2019.
- Kasunic, Robert J. "Decreased Processing Times for Copyright Registrations." U.S. Copyright Office blog, November 1, 2019.
- Weinberg, Michael. "The Nefertiti Bust Meets the 21st Century." Slate, November 15. 2019.
- Bergeron, Kim. "National Shop Local Artists Week Continues to Spark Commerce Through the Arts." Americans for the Arts blog, November 14, 2019.
- "Call for Proposals: Documentary Heritage Communities Program (DHCP) 2020-21." Librarianship.ca, October 30, 2019
- Ehni, Alicia. "Supporting Immigrant Artists and Building a Network of Support." Americans for the Arts blog, November 20, 2019.
- "IMLS Announces $1.3 Million Investment in Small Libraries Initiative." IMLS, November 4, 2019.
- "IMLS Releases FY 2019 Annual Financial Report." IMLS, November 18, 2019.
Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Access (IDEA)
- Cascone, Sarah. "50 US Museums Are Teaming Up to Organize Exhibitions of Female Artists in the Run-Up to the 2020 Election." Artnet News, November 4, 2019.
- D’Onofrio, Michael. "Black Library Employees Earn the Least as Philly Officials Move Slowly to Implement Diversity, Inclusion Policies." Pennsylvania Capital-Star, November 24, 2019.
- Marsh, Frances. "Indigenous Knowledge & Decolonising through Critical Information Literacy." Decolonizing Through Critical Librarianship, November 27, 2019.
- Raicovich, Laura. "Why Libraries Have a Public Spirit That Most Museums Lack." Hyperallergic, November 7, 2019.
- Sharp, Sarah Rose. "Grate Job, Guys: Cornell Fine Arts Library Privileges Architecture Over People." Hyperallergic, November 21, 2019.
Intellectual Freedom/Access to Information
- Beachum, Lateshia. "GQ, Nat Geo and Cosmo are Banned in Arizona Prisons. A Judge Said the Rules Need to Explain Why." The Washington Post, November 12, 2019.
- Bode, Ken. "The Case for Internet Access as a Human Right." Vice, November 13, 2019.
- Kelly, Heather. "E-books at Libraries are a Huge Hit, Leading to Long Waits, Reader Hacks and Worried Publishers." The Washington Post, November 26, 2019.
- Pickard, Victor and David Elliot Berman. "With Net Neutrality Axed, Local Governments Are Racing to Save the Open Internet." In These Times, November 18, 2019.
- "UN Report on Public Spaces and Human Rights Highlights Place of Libraries." IFLA, November 13, 2019.
- Lamanna, Camillo and Manfredi La Manna. "The Fundamental Problem Blocking Open Access and How to Overcome It: the BitViews Project." UKSG Insights, November 20, 2019.
- McKenzie, Lindsay. “A New Kind of ‘Big Deal’ for Elsevier and Carnegie Mellon University.” Inside Higher Ed, November 22, 2019.
- “SPARC Releases Roadmap for Higher Education Institutions to Counter Industry’s Growing Control Over Academic Data and Analytics.” SPARC, November 19, 2019.
- Auxier, Brooke, Lee Rainie, Monica Anderson, Andrew Perrin, Madhu Kumar, and Erica Turner. "Americans and Privacy: Concerned, Confused and Feeling Lack of Control Over Their Personal Information." Pew Research Center, November 15, 2019.
- Brainard, Jeffrey. "Move by Journals to 'Seamless' Off-Campus Access Raises Privacy Concerns." Science, November 15, 2019.
- Breeding, Marshall. "Personalization vs. Privacy." American Libraries, November 1, 2019.
- Lamdan, Sarah. "Librarianship at the Crossroads of ICE Surveillance." In the Library With The Lead Pipe, November 13, 2019.
- Romm, Tony. "Top Senate Democrats Unveil New Online Privacy Bill, Promising Tough Penalties for Data Abuse." The Washington Post, November 26, 2019.
- Finley, Klint. "The Internet Archive is Making Wikipedia More Reliable." Wired, November 3, 2019.
- Khatami, Elham. "Iranian Americans Struggle to Reach Family Amid Internet Blackout." Wired, November 20, 2019.
- "Labour's Free Broadband Plan Fires Up the Election Battle." The Guardian, November 15, 2019.
- Chen, Kristina. "MIT Libraries Support Staff Vote to Unionize." The Tech, November 13, 2019.
- Davis, Rosemary K.J. "Responses & Retrospectives: 'Maybe She Just Has to Sing for the Sake of the Song' Rosemary K.J. Davis on Student Loan Debt and Its Impact on the Archival Profession." ArchivesAWARE!, November 12, 2019.
- Eaker, Rhonda Fisher, and Alyssa Marks. "The Impact of Scholarships on Unpaid Internships." NACE Journal, November 2019.
- Tillman, Ruth Kitchin, and Sandy Rodriguez. "Digital Labor Forum Tackles Temp Jobs on Grant, Digitization Projects | Peer to Peer Review." Library Journal, November 7, 2019.
- Wagley, Catherine. "Museum Workers Across the Country Are Unionizing. Here’s What's Driving a Movement That’s Been Years in the Making." Artnet News, November 25, 2019.
This issue of News Alerts was compiled by Amy Furness, Sarah Hamerman, Serenity Ibsen, Karly Wildenhaus, Lynora Williams, and Michael Wirtz.