Public Policy Committee News Alerts v. 4 n. 3, March 2018
We are pleased to announce a new topic in News Alerts, Workplace, where we will be sharing news related to hiring, labor issues, work-life balance, internships, and legislation regarding workers' rights.
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. Previous issues can be found at https://arlisna.org/news/public-policy-news-alerts
Art, Activism, & Social Justice
- Bellafante, Ginia. “When Should Art Institutions Should Say No to Tainted Funding?” New York Times, March 2, 2018.
- Brown, Kate. “How an Art Collective Is Mercilessly Pranking Germany’s Far-Right Politicians with Guerrilla Works.” artnet News, March 12, 2018
- Brown, Patricia Leigh. “They Died Near the Border. Art Students Hope to Bring Them Back.” New York Times, March 2, 2018.
- Cascone, Sarah. “How JR’s Audacious Armoury Show Installation Fooled Ellis Island into Making a Statement for Syrian Refugees.” artnet News, March 8, 2018.
- Hernández, Javier C. “Turning the Rubble of China’s Mass Evictions into Protest Art.” New York Times, March 10, 2018.
- Moynihan, Colin. “Opioid Protest at Met Museum Targets Donors Connected to OxyContin.” New York Times, March 10, 2018.
Copyright, Fair Dealing, & Fair Use
- Hall, Allison. "Celebrating Female Songwriters." US Copyright Office Blog, March 29, 2018.
- Library Copyright Alliance, "ATSP, AHEAD, and LCA File Long Comment Regarding Proposed 1201 Exemption." Library Copyright Alliance, March 15, 2018.
- Library Copyright Alliance, "Library Copyright Alliance Welcomes Introduction of Marrakesh Treaty Implementation Act." Library Copyright Alliance, March 15, 2018.
- Vollmer, Timothy. "Head of copyright committee wants to deny EU creators the right to share." Creative Commons, March 29, 2018.
- Stoltz, Mitch. "The Music Modernization Act is a Good Solution For Songwriters. Don’t Combine It With Bad Copyright Bills." Electronic Frontier Foundation, March 28, 2018.
- American Libraries Association. "Spending Bill Includes Big Increases for Libraries." American Libraries, March 23, 2018.
- Brown, Isaac. "FY2018 Spending Package Increases Funding for NEA." National Association of State Arts Associations, March 23, 2018.
- Institute for Museum and Library Services. "IMLS Receives Funding Increase for Remainder of FY 2018." IMLS, March 23, 2018.
- Maher, Kevin. "House Releases Dear Appropriator Letters: Call your Representative Before March 19." District Dispatch, March 6, 2018.
- Scotti, Monique. "Books for the Blind Funding Renewal Prompts Blowback." Global News, March 18, 2018.
Image Rights & Reuse
- De Micco, Luana. "'Historic' agreement resolves dispute over Chauvet cave (and replica)." The Art Newspaper, April 2, 2018.
- Marine, Brooke. "Frida Kahlo Would Not Have Approved of Being Turned Into a Barbie Doll." W Magazine, March 9, 2018.
- Mullin, Joe. "EFF Helps SEACC Stand Up To Mining Company, Protects Fair Use Rights." Electronic Frontier Foundation, March 21, 2018.
Intellectual Freedom/Access to Information
- Brodkin, John. "ATT/Verizon Lobbyists to 'Aggressively' Sue States That Enact Net Neutrality." Ars Technica, March 27, 2018.
- Finley, Klint. "The Wired Guide to Net Neutrality." Wired, March 1, 2018.
- Lecher, Colin. "Dozens of States are Now Considering Plans to Keep Net Neutrality Rules." The Verge, March 17, 2018.
- Milward, Kandel. "Hamilton Public Library Fights Literary Censorship with 'Blackout Poetry.' " CBC, February 27, 2018.
- Nichols, John. "Is Net Neutrality the Sleeper Issue for Democrats in 2018?" The Nation, April 16, 2018.
- Salerno, Lauren. "Women's History Month Spotlight on Judith F. Krug." Intellectual Freedom Blog. March 19, 2018.
- Allen, Nicole. "Congress Funds $5 Million Open Textbook Grant Program in 2018 Spending Bill." Latest News from SPARC, March 20, 2018.
- Hellman, Eric. "Issue #1 in Gutenberg-Holtzbrinck Case: Push for Max Copyright Everywhere, Not U.S. vs. German Law." TeleRead (blog), March 21, 2018.
- Chawla, Dalmeet. "The Undercover Academic Keeping Tabs on ‘Predatory’ Publishing." Nature - News, March 16, 2018.
- DeGeurin, Mack. "CryptoHarlem Is Teaching Digital Security to the Over-Surveilled Black Community." Motherboard (blog)
, March 1, 2018.
- Golumbia, David, and Chris Gilliard. "There Are No Guardrails on Our Privacy Dystopia." Motherboard (blog), March 9, 2018.
- Herold, Benjamin. "Privacy Advocates Brace for Shakeup at U.S. Education Department." Education Week (blog), March 14, 2018.
- Lee, Timothy B. "Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica Scandal, Explained." Ars Technica(blog), March 20, 2018.
- "Library Offers Help Protecting Online Privacy." Cornell Chronicle (blog), March 22, 2018.
- Shepherd, Katie. "Portland State University Researchers May Have Violated Federal Law by Using the Personal Data of Thousands of Portland-Area K-12 Students." Willamette Week, March 7, 2018.
- Streitfeld, David, Natasha Singer, and Steven Erlanger. "How Calls for Privacy May Upend Business for Facebook and Google." The New York Times, March 24, 2018.
- Tiku, Nitasha. "Europe’s New Privacy Law Will Change the Web, and More." Wired(blog), March 19, 2018.
- Furness, Hannah. “Art Galleries 'Must Embrace Digital Technology' as the Battle against Phones is Lost.” The Telegraph, March 7, 2018.
- Jackson, Zoë. “Research Clutter: A New App Helps Create Order Out of Disorder.” American Historical Association, April 2018.
- Burns, Judith. "University Strike: What’s It All About?" BBC News, February 21, 2018, sec. Family & Education.
- Dean, Courtney. "Steering Share: Considering Labor Models in Archives Work." Issues & Advocacy Section of the Society of American Archivists (blog), February 7, 2018.
- Fister, Barbara. "In Context: Reflections on a Symposium About Libraries and Capitalism." Inside Higher Ed (blog), February 5, 2018.
- Hora, Matthew T. "What’s Wrong With Required Internships? Plenty." The Chronicle of Higher Education (blog), March 4, 2018.
- McKenzie. "Libraries and Librarians Aren’t About to Disappear." Inside Higher Ed(blog), January 5, 2018.
- O’Donnell, Riia. "Hiring in the Age of Salary History Bans." HR Dive (blog), November 2, 2017.
- Reed, Ayanna. "Seven Tips for Starting an Equitable and Inclusive Internship Program." Alliance Labs (blog), March 22, 2018.
- Seals Allers, Kimberly. "Rethinking Work-Life Balance for Women of Color." Slate(blog), March 5, 2018.
This issue was compiled by Caley Cannon, Serenity Ibsen, Mary Kandiuk, Karly Wildenhaus, Lynora Williams, and Michael Wirtz.