PPC News Alerts v. 2 n. 7, July 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 July 2016 follows:
- Dunmall, Giovanna. "The Resurrection of Nantes: How Free Public Art Brought the City Back to Life." The Guardian. July 12, 2016.
- Havergal, Chris. "Two-Thirds of UK Academics Back Open Access, Survey Finds." Times Higher Education. June 28, 2016.
- University of Toronto. "Massive Open-Access Database on Human Cultures Created." ScienceDaily. July 8, 2016.
- Bullard, Giuliana. "IMLS Launches Community Catalyst Initiative." Institute of Museum and Library Services. July 19, 2016.
- Cohen, Randy. "Americans Speak Out About the Arts: An In-Depth Look at Perceptions and Attitudes about the Arts in America." Artsblog. July 13, 2016.
- Inouye, Alan. "Dear RNC and DNC: Libraries are Essential to Achieving National Priorities." District Dispatch. July 18, 2016.
Intellectual Freedom/Access to Information
- "HathiTrust at U-M, NFB to make 14M+ Books Accessible to Blind and Print-Disabled Users." HathiTrust Digital Library. June 29, 2016.
- LaRue, James. "Balancing Free Speech and Social Justice to Secure the Future of Intellectual Freedom." Intellectual Freedom Blog. July 12, 2016.
- Russel, Carrie. "More Books Accessible." District Dispatch. July 5, 2016.
- Macrina, Alison. "Protecting Patron Privacy." Library Journal. July 14, 2016.
- Siegel, Robert. Interview with Chuck McAndrew. "New Hampshire Library Defends Use of Online Anonymity Software." All Things Considered. National Public Radio. July 11, 2016.
Technology and Telecommunications
- “BREXIT: UK Net Neutrality Guidance Could Differ from the EU's, Says Expert.” Out-Law.com. June 28, 2016.
- Petz, Sara. “Researchers Have Designed an Autonomous Robotic Librarian That Scans RFID Tags and Can Help Locate Misplaced Books.” Tomorrow.tech. June 4, 2016.
- Porter, Dan. “Will Pokémon Go Last?” Recode. July 13, 2016.
- Wingfield, Nick and Cecilia Kang. “Microsoft Wins Appeal on Overseas Data Searches.” The New York Times. July 14, 2016.
This issue compiled by: Alexander Watkins, Sara DeWaay, Mary Wassermann, Daniel Payne, and Caley Cannon.