PPC News Alerts v. 2 n. 8, August 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 August 2016 follows:
- Bohannon, John. "Who’s Downloading Pirated Papers? Everyone.” Science Magazine. April 28, 2016.
- Kaufman, Julia. Letter. "Open-Access Ed Tech Should Be Aligned to State Standards." Education Week. July 20, 2016.
- Pool, Rebecca. "Open Access: At What Cost?" Research Information. August 1, 2016.
- Solomon, David J., Mikael Laakso and Bo-Christer Björk. "Converting Scholarly Journals to Open Access: A Review of Approaches and Experiences." Digital Access to Scholarship at Harvard. August 2016.
Fair Use & Image Rights
- Dunne, Carol. "Photographer Files $1 Billion Suit against Getty for Licensing Her Public Domain Images.” Hyperallergic. July 27, 2016.
- Cullins, Ashley. "Failure to Register LeBron James' Tattoo as Copyright Proves Costly.” The Hollywood Reporter. August 2, 2016.
- Keegan, Caroline. “Are Artists’ Works Effectively Available License-Free to Major Retailers?” Clancco. July 28, 2016.
- Smith, Kevin. "Copyright Small Claims: An Update on Legislation.” IO: In the Open. July 18, 2016.
- Wapner, Charlie. "Libraries Cheerlead for Fair Copyright.” District Dispatch. July 22, 2016.
- Maher, Kevin. "Congress Leaves Town with Funding Bills Unfinished." District Dispatch. August 19, 2016.
- Zheng, Christopher. “Here, Once Again, the Best Ten Businesses Supporting the Arts in America!" Artsblog. August 11, 2016.
Intellectual Freedom/Access to Information
- American Library Association. “Introducing: Journal of Intellectual Freedom and Privacy.” American Library Association, Office for Intellectual Freedom. August 24, 2016.
- Kuhn, Anthony. "Amid Crackdown, China's Last Liberal Magazine Fights for Survival." All Things Considered, National Public Radio. August 10, 2016.
- "Principles on Public Access in Libraries." International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions. August 17, 2016.
- Stoycheff, Elizabeth and Erik C. Nisbet. "Is Internet Freedom a Tool for Democracy or Authoritarianism?" The Conversation. July 20, 2016.
- Allen, Liz. "Census 2016: Should You Be Concerned About Your Privacy?" The Conversation. August 1, 2016.
- Gordon, Jonathan. "Comcast Understands the Value of Privacy, Might Charge for It." Disruptive Views. August 2, 2016.
Technology and Telecommunications
- “Canadian Broadcasters Help Visually Impaired in U.S. Hear Rio Olympics.”CBCNews, The Associated Press. August 17, 2016.
- Fung, Brian. “Internet Providers Won’t Rest Until the Government’s Net-neutrality Rules are Dead.” The Washington Post. July 27, 2016.
- McGill, Andrew. “Can Twitter Fit Inside the Library of Congress?” The Atlantic. August 4, 2016.
- Young, Lauren. “The Battle Over Net Neutrality Started With the 1920s-Era 'Hush-A-Phone'.” Atlas Obscura. August 16, 2016.
This issue compiled by: Alexander Watkins, Sara DeWaay, Mary Wassermann, Daniel Payne, and Caley Cannon.