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.
Advocacy & Public Policy Committee News Alerts v.6 n.7, July 2020
Previous issues can be found here.
- Greenberger, Alex. “See Amy Sherald’s Touching Painting of Breonna Taylor for Vanity Fair.” ARTnews.Com, August 24, 2020.
- Penrose, Kelsey. "Douglas County Library Director Speaks about BLM Investigation, Community Response." The Sierra Nevada Ally, August 28, 2020.
- Small, Zachary. “Black Artists Find Ways to Make Their Voices Heard in Portland.” The New York Times, August 23, 2020.
- Shoenberger, Elisa. "Library Science Programs Move Largely Online for Fall." Library Journal, August 25, 2020.
- "Visionary Futures and Making Change in the Academy With Data: The Visionary Futures Collective is Mapping Institutional COVID-19 Responses throughout Higher Education." Nightingale: The Journal of the Data Visualization Society, Aug. 27, 2020.
- Williams, Lindsey. "Libraries Reopen in COVID-19 Hot Spots: Are Library Staff Being Protected?" Book Riot, August 18, 2020.
- Witteveen, April and Lisa Peet. "Libraries Roll Back In-Person Services Due to COVID-19 Contact, Local Resurgence." Library Journal, September 1, 2020.
- Aima, Rahel. "Whitney Museum Cancels Show after Artists' Accusations of Exploitation." The Art Newspaper, August 26, 2020.
- Bishara, Hakim. “Artists and Art Nonprofits Band Together to Raise Beirut From the Rubble.” Hyperallergic, August 12, 2020.
- Greenberger, Alex. “Ai Weiwei’s Surprise-Released Wuhan Film Is a Gripping Document of the Coronavirus Pandemic’s Beginnings.” ARTnews.Com, August 24, 2020.
- Liscia, Valentina Di. “EU Officials Ignored Calls for Help, Says Crew of Banksy’s Migrant Rescue Boat.” Hyperallergic, August 31, 2020.
- Sharp, Sarah Rose. “Living Statues Mock Donald Trump’s Scandals.” Hyperallergic, August 6, 2020.
- Film Studies Association of Canada. "FSAC Statement on Copyright and Online Screening," August 12, 2020.
- Vincent, James. "University Staff Are Worried Their Recorded Lectures Will Be Used against Them." The Verge, August 20, 2020.
- Albanese, Andrew. "Library Supporters Urge Action as Senate Recesses Without Relief Bill." Publishers Weekly, August 14, 2020.
- IMLS. "IMLS Invests $5.2 Million in Library Services for Tribal Communities, Native Hawaiians." IMLS.gov, August 20, 2020.
- Schully, Charlie. "'We Are in Crisis Mode.' Cantrell Administration Would Slash New Orleans Public Library Funding for 20 Years." Big Easy Magazine, August 19, 2020.
- Black, Rebecka A.. 2020. "Understanding How Perceptions of Power and Identity Influence Student Engagement and Teaching in Undergraduate Art History Survey Courses." Art History Pedagogy & Practice 5 (2020), Iss. 1.
- Ferretti, Jennifer. "CRT [Critical Race Theory] in LIS Workshop Compass". We Here Blog. August 9, 2020.
- Ramírez, Yvette. "Extending Affective Care in the Digital Realm." Visual Aids Curated Gallery. August 2020.
- Balingit, Moriah. " 'A National Crisis': As Coronavirus Forces Many Schools Online This Fall, Millions of Disconnected Students Are Being Left Behind." Washington Post, August 16, 2020.
- Fowler, Hayley. "Drag Queen Story Hour Cost SC Librarian His Job, He Says. Now County Library Will Pay." The State, August 11, 2020.
- Hartman-Caverly, Sarah. "An Invitation to Danger: Perspectives on Intellectual Freedom and Information War." Intellectual Freedom Blog, August 13, 2020.
- Marcotte, Alison. "By the Numbers: Rural and Small Libraries." Library Journal, September 1, 2020.
- Burke, Maria. “Blow to Open Access Plan S as European Research Council Withdraws.” Chemistry World, August 2020.
- “Internet Archive Files Response to Lawsuit Emphasizing Need for Access to Information.” SPARC - News, August 4, 2020.
- Fussell, Sidney. "When Private Security Cameras Are Police Surveillance Tools." WIRED, August 11, 2020.
- Jacobs, Julia. "Natural History Museum Union Files Complaint Over Coronavirus App." The New York Times, August 26, 2020.
- Kilic, Burcu. "Don’t Default to Mass Surveillance in the Workplace." The Hill, August 23, 2020.
- Swauger, Shea. "Software That Monitors Students during Tests Perpetuates Inequality and Violates Their Privacy." MIT Technology Review, August 7, 2020.
- Uberti, David. "Colleges Weigh Transparency Versus Privacy When It Comes to Covid-19 Data." The Wall Street Journal, August 25, 2020.
- Banerjee, Kyle. "The Linked Data Myth," Library Journal, August 13, 2020.
- Choi, Jennie and Spencer Kiser. "Connecting to Art: How the Met Museum Used a Public API to Share 5,000 Years of Creativity with Audiences Beyond Its Walls." Increment, August 2020.
- Rose, Janus. "Algorithms are Automating Fascism. Here's How We Fight Back." VICE Motherboard, August 24, 2020.
- Sheard, Nathan. "Future Ada: Tech Organizing through an Intersectional Lens." Electronic Frontier Foundation, August 18, 2020.
- Song, Victoria. "A Teen Threw Scots Wiki into Chaos and It Highlights a Massive Problem with Wikipedia." Gizmodo, August 26, 2020.
- Bishara, Hakim. "Metropolitan Museum Will Now Pay All Interns." Hyperallergic, August 4, 2020.
- Department for Professional Employees, AFL-CIO. "Library Professionals: Facts & Figures: 2020 Fact Sheet," August 19, 2020.
- Pogrebin, Robin. "Museum Boss Salaries: Reduced but Still an Issue Amid Wider Cutback." The New York Times, August 18, 2020.
- Selingo, Jeffrey. "Colleges Are Deeply Unequal Workplaces." The Atlantic, August 1, 2020.
This issue of News Alerts was compiled by Amy Furness, Vaughan Hennen, Serenity Ibsen, Karly Wildenhaus, Lynora Williams, and Michael Wirtz.