Advocacy and Public Policy Committee News Alerts v. 5 n. 9, September 2019
Activism and Social Justice in the Arts
- Armstrong, Annie. “Hillary Clinton Visits Venice Biennale, Rereads Infamous Emails That Are Now Part of Kenneth Goldsmith Project.” ARTnews, September 12, 2019.
- Armstrong, Annie. “In Times Square, Artist Kehinde Wiley Raises Monument to a New Kind of History.” ARTnews, September 27, 2019.
- McMahon, Katherine. “‘The Importance of Being Vigilant’: Hong Kong Artists Speak to Turmoil at Home.” ARTnews, September 4, 2019.
- Small, Zachary. “600,000 Images Removed from AI Database After Art Project Exposes Racist Bias.” Hyperallergic, September 23, 2019.
- Webber, Jasmine. “A Living Forest Planted in a Soccer Stadium Incites Rightwing Backlash.” Hyperallergic, September 17, 2019.
Copyright, Fair Use, Image Rights/Reuse
- Bode, Carl. "Libraries and Archivists Are Scanning and Uploading Books That Are Secretly in the Public Domain." Vice, September 10, 2019.
- Coad, Samuel. "Digitisation, Copyright and the GLAM Sector: Constructing a Fit-For-Purpose Safe Harbour Regime." Infojustice.org,
September 13, 2019.
- "130 IMLS Grants to Museums Generate More Than $27.5 Million in Matching Funds." IMLS, September 11, 2019.
- "IMLS Invests in National Leadership Projects at Museums Across U.S." IMLS, September 11, 2019.
- "National Park Service, Institute of Museum and Library Services, National Endowment for the Arts, and National Endowment for the Humanities Announce $12.6 Million in Save America’s Treasures Grants." National Park Service, September 20, 2019.
Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Access (IDEA)
- Chow, Vivienne. "Should Art Museums Be More or Less Ideological? After Pushback, a Gathering of Museum Leaders Refuses to Address the Question." Artnet News, September 9, 2019.
- Enis, Matt. "LYRASIS Calls for Greater Collaboration on Accessible Digital Content." Library Journal, September 6, 2019.
- Parr, Jessica. "Ownership and Access: The Ebony and Jet Magazines Archive." Black Perspectives, September 6, 2019.
- Peet, Lisa. "Inclusive Higher Ed: Academic Libraries Serving Nontraditional Students." Library Journal, September 19, 2019.
- Robinson, Olivia. "Decolonizing the Public Library." rabble.ca, September 3, 2019.
- Thorkelson, Erika. "Archives are Adapting to an Era of Digitization and Decolonization." University Affairs/Affaires universitaires, September 18, 2019.
Intellectual Freedom/Access to Information
- Brown, Brendan. "A Map of Forbidden Books in 2019." Global English Editing, September 16, 2019.
- Flood, Alison. "US Prisons Banning Thousands of Books 'On Arbitrary Grounds.' " The Guardian, September 26, 2019.
- Little, Simon. "VPL Revises Room Booking Policy after Controversial Speaker Draws Protests." Global News, September 27, 2019.
- Price, Sallyann. "Censorship Beyond Books." American Libraries, September 24, 2019.
- Zalusky, Steve. "ALA Announces #eBooksforAll Campaign." American Libraries, September 1, 2019.
- “A Look at Community Colleges Leading the Way on OER.” SPARC - News, September 25, 2019.
- Brainard, Jeffrey. “New Deals Could Help Scientific Societies Survive Open Access.” Science, September 16, 2019.
- Krämer, Katrina. “World Health Organization Joins Controversial Open Access Plan S.” Chemistry World, September 4, 2019.
- Bettinger, Eliza, Mahrya Burnett, Michelle Gibeault, Yasmeen Shorish, and Paige Walker. "Technologies of Surveillance Group Advocacy Action Plan." Digital Library Federation, September 2019.
- Galvan, A. Scarlet. "'Make Sure You Trust EBSCO' and Other Things I Can’t Do." Scarlet Fixes Things, September 5, 2019.
- Kinney, Megan. "Digital Privacy in the Community College Library." CCL Outlook, September 2019.
- Lamanna, Thomas. "On Educating Patrons On Privacy And Maximizing Library Resources." Information Technology and Libraries 38, no. 3 (2019): 4–7.
- Rejouis, Gabrielle M. "Why Is It OK for Employers to Constantly Surveil Workers?" Slate, September 2, 2019.
- Rea, Naomi. "How ImageNet Roulette, an Art Project That Went Viral by Exposing Facial Recognition’s Biases, Is Changing People’s Minds About AI." ArtNet News, September 23, 2019.
- Enis, Matt. "Library Leaders Call for Better Communication with Publishers Over Ebooks at Baker & Taylor Summit." Library Journal, September 30, 2019.
- Farrow, Ronan. "How an Elite University Research Center Concealed its Relationship with Jeffrey Epstein." The New Yorker, September 7, 2019.
- Finley, Klint. "Enjoy Free Internet at the Library? You Can Thank This Woman." Wired, September 27, 2019.
- "How Libraries are Bridging the Digital Divide." The Takeaway Podcast, September 24, 2019.
- Barbara Fister. "Retrenched: Layoffs at St. Cloud State and the Invisibility of Library Labor." Inside Higher Ed, September 18, 2019.
- Henninger, Ean, Adena Brons, Chloe Riley, and Crystal Yin. "Perceptions and Experiences of Precarious Employment in Canadian Libraries: An Exploratory Study." Partnership: The Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research 14, no. 2 (2019).
- Peet, Lisa. "Tenured Library Faculty Laid Off at St. Cloud State U." Library Journal, September 26, 2019.
- Rodriguez, Sandy, Ruth Tillman, Amy Wickner, Stacie Williams, and Emily Drabinski. "Collective Responsibility: Seeking Equity for Contingent Labor in Libraries, Archives, and Museums," September 2019.
- Spade, Dean. "Burnout: What It Is and Some Ways to Address It In Ourselves and In Organizations." Dean Spade, September 25, 2019.
This issue of News Alerts was compiled by Amy Furness, Sarah Hamerman, Serenity Ibsen, Karly Wildenhaus, Lynora Williams, and Michael Wirtz.