PPC/NA, v. 2, n. 1, January 2016
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 January 2016 follows:
- Meier, Allison. "New Year, New Freedoms! Here Is the Art Entering the Public Domain in 2016." Hyperallergic. January 1, 2016.
- Anandashankar, Mazumdar. "‘Malarky' Is Latest Graffiti Artist to Sue Fashion Designer." Bloomberg BNA. January 12, 2016.
- Domonoske, Camila. "Monkey Can't Own Copyright to His Selfie, Federal Judge Says." NPR News. January 7, 2016.
- Institute of Museum and Library Services. "Notice of Funding Opportunities: Second Cycle of Funding for FY 2016 National Leadership Grants for Libraries and Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program." December 23, 2015.
- Institute of Museum and Library Services. "Notice of Funding Opportunity: FY 2016 Sparks! Ignition Grants for Libraries." December 23, 2015.
- McClanahan, Kate O. and Ellie Shingleton. "2015: What a Year for the Arts!" Americans for the Arts ARTSblog. December 23, 2015.
- National Endowment for the Arts. "Guidelines Available for Arts Funding Programs." December 23, 2015.
Fair Use & Image Rights
- Kosh, Talia. "Guide Post: The Most Interesting “Appropriation” Cases to Watch in 2016." Clancco. January 19, 2016.
- Boucher, Brian. "Why Experts Say the Latest Copyright Lawsuit Against Richard Prince Matters." Artnet News. January 5, 2016.
- New York Public Library. "NYPL Releases Hi-Res Images, Metadata for 180,000 Public Domain Items in its Digital Collections." January 6, 2016 .
- Collins, Cory. "Canadian University Libraries Threatened by Soaring Academic Publisher Prices." Rabble.ca: News for the rest of us. January 5, 2016.
- Kelly, Éanna. "Dutch EU Presidency Aims at Open Access to Scientific Journals." Science|Busines.net. January 14, 2016.
Intellectual Freedom, Access to Information
- Event (Webinar): “Meet Jamie LaRue” New director of the Office for Intellectual Freedom. American Library Association. January 27, 2016.
- Pekoll, Kristin. “Did You Report that Challenge?” Intellectual Freedom Blog. January 20, 2016.
- Sawdon, Kenneth. “CLA’s new Statement on IF and Libraries.” Intellectual Freedom Blog. December 30, 2015.
- Peet, Lisa. “LaRue on Taking the Lead at the Office of Intellectual Freedom, Freedom to Read Foundation.” Library Journal. December 22, 2015.
- Neyland, Daniel. “Surprisingly, The Online Advertising Industry’s Future May Lie in Offering More Privacy, Not Less.” The Conversation. January 22, 2016.
- Rainie, Lee and Maeve Duggan. “Privacy and Information Sharing: Many American Say They Might Provide Personal Information, Depending on the Deal Being Offered and How Much Risk They Face.” Pew Research Center. January 14, 2016.
- Maher, Kevin. “Spending Bill a Win for Library Funding, Loss on Cybersecurity.” District Dispatch. December 18, 2015.
Technology and Telecommunications
- “2015 Year in Review.: Communications Technology in 2015.” TIA Now (Telecomminications Industry Association). January 5, 2016. Listen to Telecom’s take on regulation, cybersecurity legislation, “digitization.”
- Manjoo, Farhad. “Tech’s ‘Frightful 5’ Will Dominate Digital Life for Foreseeable Future.” The New York Times. January 20, 2016.