PPC News Alerts v. 2 n. 11, November 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 November 2016 follows:
- Drabinski, Emily. "Flipping to Open Access for Survival: A Librarian’s Critical Role in Transforming a Journal." College & Research Libraries News 77, no.10 (November 2016): 488-491.
- Hathcock, April. "Publishing Art History Digitally." IO: In the Open. October 21, 2016.
- "Knowledge Junction – Open Access to Scientific Models and Tools." European Food Safety Authority. November 14, 2016.
- Seidman, Karen. "Concordia Excited to Launch Next Generation of Scholarly Publishing." Montreal Gazette. October 30, 2016.
- "WIPO Adopts Open Access Policy for its Publications.” World Intellectual Property Organization. November 16, 2016.
Fair Use & Image Rights
- Buffenstein, Alyssa. "Vivienne Westwood Accused of Plagiarizing Artist’s Design." Artnet News. October 27, 2016.
- Keegan, Caroline. "Fair Use Defense Does Not Get Past First Base." Clancco. October 21, 2016.
- Barnes, Robert. "Supreme Court Hears Arguments in Cases Centering on Cheerleading Outfits and a Goldendoodle Service Dog." The Washington Post. October 31, 2016.
- Keegan, Caroline. "Rare Photographs Win Copyright Damage Award of $1.6 Million." Clancco. November 3, 2016.
- Kinsella, Eileen. "Richard Prince Slapped With Yet Another Copyright Lawsuit." Artnet News. November 18, 2016.
- Hines, Shawnda. "ALA Offers Expertise, Resources to Incoming Administration and Congress [updated information]." ALAnews. November 15, 2016.
- "NEA 50th Anniversary." National Endowment for the Arts. November 22, 2016.
Intellectual Freedom/Access to Information
- Blakemore, Erin. "An Artist is Building a Parthenon of Banned Books." Smithsonian.com. November 2, 2016.
- Freeman, John Mack. "Russian Librarian Jailed Under Suspicion of Providing Banned Materials." Intellectual Freedom Blog. November 8, 2016.
- Tierney, Kevin. "Mapplethorpe Complaint at Westmount Library Brings Censorship into Focus." Montreal Gazette. November 4, 2016.
- "Justice Department Reaffirms Protections for Reader Privacy." American Booksellers Association. November 2, 2016.
- Lynch, George R. "Could a Right to Be Forgotten Online Kill Libraries?" Bloomberg BNA. October 17, 2016.
Technology and Telecommunications
- Fung, Brian. “With Trump on the Horizon, the FCC Signals It May Not Pass Any More Rules." The Washington Post. November 16, 2016.
- Kang, Cecilia. “Broadband Providers Will Need Permission to Collect Private Data.” The New York Times. October 28, 2016.
- Levick, Richard. “The Trump Presidency: Outlook for the Technology and Telecommunications Industries.” Forbes. November 17, 2016.
- Rothman, David. “What Now for E-Books and Libraries—with Donald Trump Elected as President.” TeleRead. November 9, 2016.
This issue compiled by: Alexander Watkins, Sara DeWaay, Mary Wassermann, Daniel Payne, and Caley Cannon.