PPC News Alerts v. 2 n. 9, September 2016
Public Policy Committee News Alerts support the committee's mission to monitor public policy issues and 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 news for September 2016 follows:
- Matthews, David. "Open Access 'Boosts Citations by a Fifth.'" Times Higher Education. September 7, 2016.
- Morehart, Phil. "The Future Is Digital: IFLA Program Stresses Protecting and Collecting Digital Data." American Libraries. August 18, 2016.
- Winkless, Laurie. "Using Big Data to Map a City's 'Heartbeat.'" Forbes. September 12, 2016.
Fair Use & Image Rights
- Adler, Amy. "Fair Use and the Future of Art." SSRN: Social Science Research Network. September 20, 2016.
- Artemel, A.J., Russell LeStourgeon, and Violette de la Selle, eds. “Perspecta 49: Quote.” The MIT Press. September 20, 2016.
- Halperin, Julia. "Instagram Model and Makeup Artist Sues Richard Prince Over Copyright Infringement." The Art Newspaper. August 26, 2016.
- Keegan, Caroline. "Copyright and Free Speech at the Supreme Court?" Clancco. August 28, 2016.
- Macklin, Lisa. "Is VHS an Obsolete Format Under Section 108?" IO: In the Open. August 29, 2016.
- Sims, Nancy. "We’re Not the ©ops – Copyright, “Compliance” and Communications." Copyright Librarian. May 31, 2016.
- Brevard, Janelle. "IMLS Announces Nearly $3 Million in Grants for a Stronger Librarian Workforce." Institute of Museum and Library Services. August 26, 2016.
- "Career and Technical Education Bill Passes the House: Arts and Design Training Included!" Americans for the Arts. September 13, 2016.
- Hutter, Victoria. "New Report Examines Values and Needs of Artists." National Endowment for the Arts. September 20. 2016.
Intellectual Freedom/Access to Information
- Domonoske, Camila. "After Facebook Censored Iconic Photo, Norwegian Newspaper Pushed Back." The Two-Way: Breaking News from NPR. National Public Radio. September 9, 2016.
- Neary, Lynn. "In Banned Books Scavenger Hunt, the Prize is Literary 'Smut'." All Things Considered. National Public Radio. September 15, 2016.
- Zalusky, Steve. "Banned Books Week 2016: Librarians Stand Up For Intellectual Freedom." ilovelibraries.org. September 15, 2016.
- Frenkel, Sheera. "The Government is Going to Have a Way Easier Time Hacking Your Computer After December 1." BuzzFeed News. September 8, 2016.
- LaRue, James. "New Library Privacy Guidelines Offer Strategies for Protecting Patron Data in the Digital Environment." ALA News. August 1, 2016.
Technology and Telecommunications
- Condliffe, Jamie. “Google’s Quantum Dream May Be Just Around the Corner.” MIT Technology Review. September 1, 2016.
- Markoff, John. “How Tech Giants Are Devising Real Ethics for Artificial Intelligence.” The New York Times. September 1, 2016.
- Metz, Cade. “Silicon Valley’s Secrets are Hiding in Marc Andreessen’s Library.” Wired. September 14, 2016.
- Wheeler, Tom. “FCC Chairman: Here are the New Proposed Rules for Set-Top Boxes.” Op-Ed. Los Angeles Times. September 8, 2016.
This issue compiled by: Alexander Watkins, Sara DeWaay, Mary Wassermann, Daniel Payne, and Caley Cannon.