Public Policy Committee News Alerts v. 4 n. 4, April 2018
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
- Angeliti, Gabriela. “Trump’s Travel Ban: Artists and Museums Speak Out Against Third Iteration.” Art Newspaper, April 26, 2018.
- Hickley, Catherine. “Protesting Artists Step Off the Streets and Into the Galleries.” New York Times, April 17, 2018.
- Kennicott, Philip. “A Powerful Memorial in Montgomery Remembers the Victims of Lynching.” Washington Post, April 24, 2018.
- McGivern, Hannah. “Migration and Police Shootings Tackled in Turner Prize 2018 Highly Political Shortlist.” Art Newspaper, April 26, 2018.
- Robertson, Campbell. “A Lynching Memorial is Opening. The Country Has Never Seen Anything Like it.” New York Times, April 25, 2018.
- Steinhauer, Jillian. “Museums Have a Duty to Be Political.” Art Newspaper, March 20, 2018.
Copyright, Fair Dealing, & Fair Use
- Malcolm, Jeremy. "The Fate of Text and Data Mining in the European Copyright Overhaul." Electronic Frontier Foundation, April 27, 2018.
- Miranda, David P. "Fair Use in ‘Oracle v. Google’" New York Law Journal
- Peiser, Jaclyn. "It Took 17 Years: Freelancers Receive $9 Million in Copyright Suit." New York Times, April 30, 2018.
- Scott, Daniel. "How Copyright Laws Affect Artists' Legacy Planning." Forbes, April 18, 2018.
- American Library Association. "Rescissions: The Give and Take of Congressional Budgeting," District Dispatch, April 26, 2018.
- Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. "Regional Library Model to be Adopted," Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, April 27, 2018.
- Institute of Museum and Library Services. "America’s Libraries Awarded $10.4 Million for Projects with Far-Reaching Impact." IMLS, April 18, 2018.
Intellectual Freedom/Access to Information
- Adams, Helen. "Updating the Intellectual Freedom Manual," Knowledge Quest, April 2, 2018.
- Bond, Sarah E. "The Disappearance of Books Threatens to Erode Fine Arts Libraries," Hyperallergic, March 21, 2018.
- Crum, Maddie. "These are the 10 Most Banned and Challenged Books in America Right Now," Huffington Post, April 11, 2018.
- Kmitch, Justin. "'Bruised and Ashamed' after Islamophobic Display, Aurora Public Library Board Vows to 'Do Better,'" Daily Herald, April 26, 2018.
- Lechtenberg, Kate. "Could Genre-Based Classification Limit Intellectual Freedom?" Intellectual Freedom Blog, April 26, 2018.
- Margolies, Dan. "Lawrence Activist Sues Over Arrest at Kansas City Library Public Event Two Years Ago," KCUR, April 26, 2018.
- Mastricolo, Patricia. "Banned Books Week 2018 Declares 'Banning Books Silences Stories,'" Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, April 12, 2018.
- Satterwhite, Ellen. "Net Neutrality Protections Still in Place (for Now); ALA Releases New FAQs," District Dispatch, April 22, 2018.
- Allen, Nicole. “SPARC Expands Open Education Leadership Program Following Successful Pilot.” SPARC - Latest News, April 12, 2018.
- Storbeck, Olaf. “Springer Nature Warns of ‘Free Access’ Threat to Revenues.” Financial Times, April 26, 2018.
- Fister, Barbara. "Lessons from the Facebook Fiasco." Inside Higher Ed, April 15, 2018.
- Glaser, April. "The Watchdogs That Didn't Bark." Slate, April 19, 2018.
- Grierson, Jamie, and Ben Quinn. "Google Loses Landmark 'Right to Be Forgotten' Case." The Guardian, April 13, 2018.
- Lomas, Natasha, and Romain Dillet. "How to Save Your Privacy from the Internet's Clutches." TechCrunch, April 14, 2018.
- Stewart, Emily. "Europe's Crackdown on Facebook and Data Privacy, Explained." Vox, April 11, 2018.
- Barrett, Brian. “It’s Time for an RSS Revival.” Wired, March 30, 2018.
- Oremus, Will. “Are You Really the Product?” Slate, April 27, 2018.
- Fry, Richard. "Millennials Are the Largest Generation in the U.S. Labor Force." Pew Research Center, April 11, 2018.
- Iafolla, Robert. "Salary History Cannot Justify Sex-Based Pay Gaps: U.S. Appeals Court." Reuters, April 9, 2018.
- Muller, Jerry Z. "Against Metrics: How Measuring Performance by Numbers Backfires." Aeon, April 24, 2018.
- Shrivastava, Anjali. "UC Librarians Begin Contract Negotiations for Higher Salaries." The Daily Californian, April 17, 2018.
- Tulshyan, Ruchika. "Women of Color Get Asked to Do More 'Office Housework.' Here's How They Can Say No." Harvard Business Review, April 6, 2018.
This issue was compiled by Caley Cannon, Serenity Ibsen, Mary Kandiuk, Karly Wildenhaus, Lynora Williams, and Michael Wirtz.