PPC News Alerts v. 2 n. 12, December 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 PPC is pleased to introduce a new section highlighting Art, Activism & Social Justice:
- "Artist as Activist (Grant Opportunity)." The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation. December 7, 2016.
- Buffenstein, Alyssa. "Human Rights Attorney Representing El Sexto Arrested in Havana." Artnet News. December 19, 2016.
- Gajanan, Mahita. "How Artists Are Changing Their Work in Response to Donald Trump’s Victory." Time. November 21, 2016.
- Lynch, Robert L. "The Arts Don’t Just Heal, They Also Unify and Inspire Action." The Blog, The Huffington Post. December 15, 2016.
- "New York Sticks Together: Subway Therapy Sticky Notes to be Preserved." The Art Newspaper. December 19, 2016.
- Norris, Courtney. "The Political Art that Trump and Clinton Inspired." PBS News Hour. November 8, 2016.
- Pleasant, Amy. "Artists as Activists: Pursuing Social Justice." The Blog, The Huffington Post. September 6, 2016.
- "Post-Election Art." The Art Newspaper. December 16, 2016.
Copyright & Fair Use:
- “Librarian of Congress Seeks Input on Register of Copyrights.” Library of Congress. December 16, 2016.
Librarians Weigh in on the Future of the Copyright Office and
It’s Location within the Library of Congress
- Butler, Brandon. "Working the Ref on Copyright Office Reform." The Taper. November 14, 2016.
- Butler, Brandon. “Letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee Signed by 42 Copyright Librarians.” The Taper. December 14, 2016.
- Hansen, David. "Where Should the Copyright Office Live? A Response from Duke Libraries." Scholarly Communication @ Duke, Duke University Libraries. December 14, 2016.
- Sims, Nancy. "Libraries are Not Anti-Copyright. No, Really." Copyright Librarian. December 14, 2016.
- Ilnytzky, Ula. "Auction Houses Face Off in Website Data Scraping Lawsuit." Associated Press. December 12, 2016.
- "New Survey Informs Our Guide to Fair Use for Nonfiction Authors." Authors Alliance. November 3, 2016.
- "Arts Advocacy Day: March 20-21, 2017 in Washington, DC." Americans for the Arts. December 1, 2016.
- "First Lady Recognizes Country's Top Creative Youth Development Programs." Institute of Museum and Library Services. November 15, 2016
- Cummings, Mike. "A Space to Share Ideas and Experiment in Digital Humanities." YaleNews. December 12, 2016.
- Fister, Barbara. "Socializing Academia." Inside Higher Ed: Library Babel Fish Blog. December 14, 2016.
- Shen, Anqi. "Concordia University Ventures into Open Access Book Publishing." University Affairs/Affaires Universitaires. November 28, 2016.
Intellectual Freedom/Access to Information:
- "Groups Defend Intellectual Freedom and the Right to Read; Stand by Embattled Publisher." National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC). December 5, 2016.
- Hines, Shawnda. "ALA Joins New Network Advocating for Technology Rights and Opportunity." District Dispatch. December 6, 2016.
- Gibson, William. "The Future of Privacy." The New York Times. December 6, 2016.
- Joyner, April. "These Brooklyn Artists are Exploring the Dark Side of Big Data." Technical.ly/Brooklyn. December 5, 2016.
- "Tor at the Heart: Library Freedom Project." Tor. December 7, 2016.
Technology and Telecommunications:
- Cohn, Cindy and Karen Gullo. “EFF to Tech Leaders: Stand with Users and Tell Trump We Need Strong Encryption, Internet Freedom.” Electronic Frontier Foundation. December 13, 2016.
- Fung, Brian. “FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is Stepping Down, Setting the Stage for a GOP Majority on Trump’s First Day.” The Washington Post. December 15, 2016.
- Sheehan, Kerry. “Trump and His Advisors on Net Neutrality.” Electronic Frontier Foundation. December 19, 2016.
- Talbot, David. "The Hole in the Digital Economy.” MIT Technology Review. December 16, 2016.
This issue compiled by: Alexander Watkins, Sara DeWaay, Mary Wassermann, Daniel Payne, and Caley Cannon