Published 10/20/15

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 news for the October 2015 special issue on Open Access Week follows:

PPC/NA, v. 1 n. 5, October 2015, Special Issue: Open Access Week

It’s Open Access Week!

Open Access Legislation & Policy

More Open Access News

Favorite Open Access Sites

Participate in Open Access Art

ART of the MOOC

"Artist and Duke professor, Pedro Lasch, and Creative Time chief curator, Nato Thompson, are excited to present a free Massive Open Online course, ART of the MOOC. This class functions as both a socially-engaged public art form and a survey course on the subject." Register.


Open Art Society is a hub for artists, communities, citizens and governments to create projects that open dialogue, add vibrancy and embrace the arts as a cornerstone of our communities.


Provisions Library’s art and culture research explores models for a more inclusive, equitable, and connected society.