Public Policy Committee News Alerts v. 4 n. 6, June 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
- Angeleti, Gabriella. “The Art World Reacts to US Supreme Court’s Travel Ban Decision.” The Art Newspaper, June 27, 2018.
- Chow, Andrew R. “A Public Art Campaign Will Commission Political Billboards Across the Country.” The New York Times, June 18, 2018.
- Givhan, Robin. “‘Race Does Define Me,’ Says André Leon Talley — and Now the Fashion Icon Is Ready to Talk about It.” Washington Post, June 8, 2018.
- Hitti, Natashah. “Daniel Quasar Redesigns LGBT Rainbow Flag to Be More Inclusive.” Dezeen, June 12, 2018.
- Lyons, Kim. “Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Cartoonist Fired as Paper Shifts Right.” The New York Times, June 16, 2018.
- Moynihan, Colin. “Large-Scale Art Protest Outside OxyContin Maker Ends in Arrest.” The New York Times, June 25, 2018. .
- Shaw, Anny, and Harris. “Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn Pledges to Return Parthenon Sculptures to Greece.” The Art Newspaper, June 4, 2018.
- Stoilas, Helen. “Art for Justice Fund Gives out $10m in New Grants—including to Art Projects.” The Art Newspaper, June 29, 2018.
Copyright, Fair Dealing, & Fair Use
- Doctorow, Cory. "Meet the people who went to the US Copyright Office to demand your right to repair, remix and preserve!" Electronic Frontier Foundation, June 25, 2018.
- McSherry, Corynne. "After More Than a Decade of Litigation, the Dancing Baby Has Done His Part to Strengthen Fair Use for Everyone." Electronic Frontier Foundation, June 27, 2018.
- Sarmiento, Sergio Muñoz. "Sir Anish Kapoor’s Clenched Fist of Copyright, the Battle Over Fair Use, and the NRA" Hyperallergic, June 26, 2018.
- American Library Association. "ALA Disaster Relief Fund Provides Grants 20 Libraries in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands." ALA News, June 19, 2018.
- American Library Association. "ALA Announces Diversity Research Grants." ALA News, June 18, 2018.
- Besner, Linda. "Risotto, Robotics and Virtual Reality: How Canada Created the World's Best Libraries." The Guardian, June 15, 2018.
- Díaz, Carmen Graciela. "A Study Unveils the Concern of Nonprofits and Foundations Over the Tax Law." Grantmakers in the Arts, June 15, 2018.
- Institute of Museum and Library Services. "Applications Open for National Leadership and Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Grant Program." Institute of Museum and Library Services, June 18, 2018.
- Maher, Kevin. "Federal Library Funding Remains Stable as FY2019 Appropriations Process Moves Forward." District Dispatch, June 15, 2018.
Image Rights & Reuse
- WENN Digital and Oak View Group. "WENN Digital and OVG Partner to Bring the Rights Registration and Protection Experience of the KODAKOne Image Rights Management Platform and KODAKCoin Cryptocurrency to Six Major NBA and NHL Arenas in the U.S." Athletic Business, June 07, 2018.
- Evans, Alex. "Elon Musk under attack over use of potter's farting unicorn image." The Art Newspaper, June 28, 2018.
- Humber, Larry. "Once bitten, twice shy: Canadian artist caught using comedians' photos without permission promises no more funny business." The Art Newspaper, June 12, 2018.
Intellectual Freedom/Access to Information
- American Library Association. "Freedom to Read Foundation Announces 2018 Roll of Honor Awards." American Library Association, June 19, 2018.
- Bodkin, Jon. "Bill to Save Net Neutrality is 46 Votes Short in U.S. House." Ars Technica, June 27, 2018.
- Conley, Julia. "Open Internet Defenders Gear Up for Day of Advocacy with Demand for House Vote." Truthout, June 26, 2018.
- Marimow, Ann E. "In a Reversal, Md. Officials Lift Limits on Access to Books for Inmates." Washington Post, June 11, 2018.
- Salerno, Lauren. "5 Banned Books that Will Help You Learn about the Holocaust." Intellectual Freedom Blog, June 13, 2018.
- Kwon, Diana. “North American Universities Increasingly Cancel Publisher Packages.” The Scientist Magazine, June 11, 2018.
- “OpenCon 2018 to Be Held in Toronto, Canada on November 2-4; Applications Open June 12.” SPARC - Latest News, May 30, 2018.
- Tennant, Jon. “Elsevier Are Corrupting Open Science in Europe.” The Guardian, June 29, 2018.
- Bedoya, Alvaro M. "A License to Discriminate." New York Times, June 6, 2018.
- Cox, Krista L. "The General Data Protection Regulation: What Does It Mean for Libraries Worldwide?" Association of Research Libraries, May 2018.
- Library Users Association. "SF Library Plans to Install Privacy-Threatening RFID Tags into Books and Materials despite EFF, ACLU-NC, Library Users Assoc. Opposition." San Francisco Bay View, May 30, 2018.
- Menand, Louis. "Why Do We Care So Much About Privacy?" The New Yorker, June 18, 2018.
- Wakabayashi, Daisuke. "California Passes Sweeping Law to Protect Online Privacy." New York Times, June 28, 2018.
- Wilson, Jess. "Library Freedom Project Introduces Inaugural Cohort." Intellectual Freedom Blog, June 14, 2018.
- Chung, Stephy. “’Ultra-Technologists' to Open Digital-Only Museum in Tokyo.” CNN.com, June 19, 2018.
- Dreyfuss, Emily. “'ICE is Everywhere’: Using Library Science to Map the Separation Crisis.” Wired, June 25, 2018.
- Wakabayashi, Daisuke. “California Passes Sweeping Law to Protect Online Privacy.” The New York Times, June 28, 2018.
- Dyszlewski, Nicole P., Jessica Panella, and Brittany Strojny. "Legal Ease: Self-Care for Library Staff." Digital White Paper. AALL, 2018.
- Farkas, Meredith. "'Devaluing' the MLS vs. Respect for All Library Workers." Information Wants to Be Free, June 28, 2018.
- Horsley, Scott, and Nina Totenburg. "Supreme Court Deals Blow To Government Unions." National Public Radio, June 27, 2018.
- Peet, Lisa. “Bench Building | Leadership.” Library Journal, June 11, 2018.
- Rovira Hazlett, Denice. "Librarians Everywhere | Careers." Library Journal, June 28, 2018.
This issue was compiled by Caley Cannon, Serenity Ibsen, Karly Wildenhaus, Lynora Williams, and Michael Wirtz.