Public Policy Committee News Alerts v. 4 n. 8, August 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.
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Art, Activism, & Social Justice
- Angeleti, Gabriella. “Naked ‘Clown Trump’ Statue Installed on Los Angeles Billboard.” Art Newspaper, August 17, 2018.
- Bailey, Martin. “Shell Sponsorship Deal with Amsterdam’s Van Gogh Museum Ends.” Art Newspaper, August 29, 2018.
- Cascone, Sarah. "Tania Bruguera and Other Artists Are Protesting a New Cuban Law That Requires Government Approval of Creative Production." Artnet News, August 15, 2018.
- Harris, Gareth, and Hannah McGivern. “‘We’re All in the Same Boat’: Marina Abramovic Poster Angers Italian Right-Wing Politician.” Art Newspaper, August 13, 2018.
- Marshall, Alex. “A Museum Held a Show of Protest Art. Then the Artists Protested the Museum.” The New York Times, August 7, 2018.
- Movius, Lisa. “Philippines Supreme Court Upholds Conviction of Artist-Activist Carlos Celdran for ‘Offending Religious Feelings.’” Art Newspaper, August 28, 2018.
- Pogrebin, Robin. “Artist Martin Puryear Chosen for U.S. Pavilion at Venice Biennale.” The New York Times, August 16, 2018.
- Sinjab, Lina, and Anne Barnard. “Syria’s Women Prisoners, Drawn by an Artist Who Was One.” The New York Times, August 7, 2018.
Copyright, Fair Dealing, & Fair Use
- Gardner, Eriq. "Disney Takes Stand Against 'Overzealous Copyright Holders'." The Hollywood Reporter, August 14, 2018.
- Lomas, Natasha. "Wikimedia warns EU copyright reform threatens the ‘vibrant free web’." Techcrunch, September 4, 2018.
- Owen, Jessica. "ONTARIO: Who owns the copyright to a skyline?" Timmins Today, August 15, 2018.
- BBC News. "Rod Stewart sued by photographer over copyright." BBC News, August 31, 2018.
- IMLS. IMLS Announces New Study on Museums, Libraries and Social Well Being. IMLS, August 29, 2018.
- Maher, Kevin. Senate Approves Federal Funds for Libraries in FY 2019 Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Bill. District Dispatch, August 24, 2018.
Image Rights & Reuse
- Goldstein, Caroline. "Banksy Learns About a Bootleg Show of His Work in Moscow and Responds in a Very Banksy Way." Artnet News, August 15, 2018.
Intellectual Freedom/Access to Information
- American Library Association Office for Intellectual Freedom. Dear Banned Author Letter-Writing Campaign. Banned and Challenged Books, n.d.
- Chant, Ian. Congressional Think Tank Catches Flak Over Public Access Plans. Library Journal, August 23, 2018.
- Fister, Barbara. Responsible Freedoms. Inside Higher Ed, July 31, 2018.
- Fung, Brian. California Lawmakers Vote to Pass Toughest Net Neutrality Law in the Nation. Washington Post, August 31, 2018.
- Young, Jeffrey R. Makerspaces Nationwide Face the Question: Can Users 3D Print a Gun? EdSurge, August 2, 2018.
- Allen, Nicole. “Can OER Save Students $1 Billion?” SPARC - News, August 21, 2018.
- Harmon, Elliot. “California Bill Is a Win for Access to Scientific Research.” Electronic Frontier Foundation, August 30, 2018.
- Hern, Alex, and Pamela Duncan. “Predatory Publishers: The Journals That Churn out Fake Science.” The Guardian, August 10, 2018.
- BC Civil Liberties Association, and Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic. "Electronic Devices Privacy Handbook: A Guide to Your Rights at the Border," August 1, 2018.
- Bogost, Ian. "Welcome to the Age of Privacy Nihilism." The Atlantic, August 23, 2018.
- Confessore, Nicholas. "The Unlikely Activists Who Took On Silicon Valley—and Won." New York Times Magazine, August 14, 2018.
- Kang, Cecilia. "Tech Industry Pursues a Federal Privacy Law, on Its Own Terms." The New York Times, August 26, 2018.
- Zimmer, Michael, and Bonnie Tijerina. "Library Values & Privacy in Our National Digital Strategies: Field Guides, Convenings, and Conversations." National Leadership Grant for Libraries. Milwaukee, WI, July 2018.
- Johnson, Paddy. “Technology Is Our New Nature.” Hyperallergic, Aug. 26, 2018.
- Manjoo, Farhad. “Here’s the Conversation We Really Need to Have About Bias at Google.” The New York Times, Aug. 30, 2018.
- Palumbo, Jacqui. “Street Artist Escif Is Using Augmented Reality to Challenge the Boundaries of Graffiti.” Artsy, Aug. 30, 2018.
- Pangburn, D.J. “How the Smithsonian is Turning its Art Exhibitions into Virtual Reality Experiences.” Fast Company, Aug. 4, 2018.
- Carrillo, Armando. "Librarians Bargain with UCOP about Academic Freedom, Temporary Positions." Daily Bruin, July 27, 2018.
- "#critlib 2018-08-21: Organizational Culture." Wakelet, August 21, 2018.
- DLF Working Group on Labor in Digital Libraries, Archives, and Museums. "Research Agenda: Valuing Labor in Digital Libraries," August 2018.
- Ellis, Lindsay. "Do College Librarians Have Academic Freedom? Amid Push, California's 'Will Not Be Silent.'" The Chronicle of Higher Education, August 27, 2018.
- Weber, Jasmine. "MoMA Staff Secures Museum-Wide Raises After Four Months of Union Bargaining." Hyperallergic, August 17, 2018.
This issue was compiled by Caley Cannon, Serenity Ibsen, Karly Wildenhaus, Lynora Williams, and Michael Wirtz.