PPC/NA, v.2, n.3, March 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 March 2016 follows:
Fair Use & Image Rights
- Artists' 3-D scan of the Nefertiti bust opens up debates about originality, copyright, and restitution:
- Voon, Claire. “Artists Covertly Scan Bust of Nefertiti and Release the Data for Free Online.” Hyperallergic, February 19, 2016.
- Wilder, Charly. “Swiping a Priceless Antiquity ... With a Scanner and a 3-D Printer.” New York Times, March 1, 2016.
- This 2015 article raises many points on 3-D scanning: Lee, Edward, Jennifer L. Roberts, Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento, Allyson Vieira, and Alexander Provan. "The End of the Image: Copy of an Original of a Copy." Triple Canopy, April 10, 2015.
- Cox, Krista. “Fair Use/Fair Dealing Week 2016 Highlights Balance in Copyright System.” ARL News, March 1, 2016.
- Linares, Mayra. "Fair Use Question of the Month: Images for Online and Print Journal." CMSI Blog, February 25, 2016.
- Scheid, Maria. “Google Launches YouTube Fair Use Protection Program.” OSU Libraries Copyright Corner, February 22, 2016.
- Bach, Becky. "Open Access Critical for Exchange of Research, Stanford Professor Argues." Scope, March 15, 2016.
- Murphy, Kate. "Should All Research Papers Be Free?" New York Times, March 12, 2016.
- Ploeger, Lieke. "How the York Museums Trust Started Opening Up its Collection – OpenGLAM Case Study." OpenGLAM Blog, February 24, 2016.
- Samson, Natalie. "Standing Out in the World of Scholarly Publishing: Ingenuity’s the Key When You’re One of Canada’s Smaller University Presses." University Affairs/Affaires Universitaires, March 9, 2016.
- "Arts and Cultural Production Contributed $704.2 Billion to the U.S. Economy in 2013." National Endowment for the Arts, February 16, 2016.
- Bullard, Giuliana. "IMLS to Award States More Than $155 Million for Library Services." Institute of Museum and Library Services, February 19, 2016.
- Cunniffe, Eileen, and Julie Hawkins. "Staging a Comeback: How the Nonprofit Arts Sector Has Evolved since the Great Recession." Nonprofit Quarterly, February 9, 2016.
- Maher, Kevin. "Help! Millions in FY2017 Library Funding in Congress’ Crosshairs." District Dispatch, March 8, 2016.
Intellectual Freedom, Access to Information
- Greenspan, Sam. "The Giftschrank." 99% Invisible, March 8, 2016.
- Schmidt, Peter. "Protecting Student Journalist in a New-Media Era." The Chronicle of Higher Education, February 11, 2016.
- Choose Privacy Week, May 1-6, 2016.
- Committee on Copyright and Other Legal Matters. "IFLA issues Statement on Right to be Forgotten." News from CLM, February 25, 2016.
- "Demand for Apple Encryption Tool Threatens Library Users' Privacy." ALAnews, February 26, 2016.
- "FCC Chair: Proposal Would Let Consumers Determine Value of Internet Privacy." All Things Considered, March 16, 2016.
- Smith, Matthew Noah. "An iPhone Is an Extensions of the Mind." Slate, February 29, 2016.
Technology and Telecommunications
- Bradley, Tony. “T-Mobile Deal with YouTube Might Mean the End of Net Neutrality.” Forbes, March 18, 2016.
- Scott, Mark. “American Tech Giants Face Fight in Europe over Encrypted Data.” New York Times, March 27, 2016.
- Vaz, Nigel. “Why Now-Tech Matters More than Next-Tech.” Marketing, March 22, 2016.
- Wheeler, Tom, and Mignon Clyburn. “Broadband: A Lifeline for the 21st Century.” FCC Blog, March 8, 2016.
This issue compiled by: Alexander Watkins, Sara DeWaay, Mary Wassermann, Daniel Payne, Caley Cannon