Public Policy Committee News Alerts v. 4 n. 5, May 2018
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. Previous issues can be found at https://arlisna.org/news/public-policy-news-alerts.
We are happy to share extra news in the Privacy topic following the ALA's Choose Privacy Week that took place in early May.
Art, Activism, & Social Justice
- Hickley, Catherine. “Gerhard Richter Donates 18 Works to Provide Permanent Accommodation for the Homeless.” Art Newspaper, May 24, 2018.
- Miller, James. “Bay Area Commissions Turn Dismantled Guns into Art.” Art Newspaper, May 23, 2018.
- Pogrebin, Robin. “A Young Artist and Disrupter Plants His Flag for Black Lives.” The New York Times, May 3, 2018.
- Schuetze, Christopher F. “Berlin Museum Returns Artifacts to Indigenous People of Alaska.” The New York Times, May 16, 2018.
- Siegal, Nina. “The European Union Is Under Threat. Artists Say It’s Time to Rebrand.” The New York Times, May 29, 2018.
- Stoilas, Helen. “Artists Deliver Climate-Change Message That Time Is Running out.” Art Newspaper, May 28, 2018.
Copyright, Fair Dealing, & Fair Use
- Carden, Frances. "Copyright Office Invites Creative Solutions." U.S. Copyright Office blog, May 10, 2018.
- Library Copyright Alliance, "LCA Signs on to Statement Applauding Introduction of the ACCESS to Recordings Act." May 24, 2018.
- Sloan, Jason E. "House of Representatives Unanimously Passes Major Music Reforms." U.S. Copyright Office blog, May 1, 2018.
- U.S. Copyright Office, "U.S. Copyright Office Extends Comment Period for Proposed Rule on Mandatory Deposit of Electronic-Only Books." NewsNet, Issue no. 716, May 16, 2018.
- Maher, Kevin. "FY 2019 Appropriations Bills Move Forward, Just in Time for National Library Legislative Day." District Dispatch, May 2, 2018.
- National Endowment for the Humanities. "NEH Adds Second Humanities Infrastructure Grant Program for 2018." National Endowment for the Humanities Newsroom, May 8, 2018.
- Sandorf, Julie. "City Must Not Force Libraries to Give Up Gains," Crain's New York Business, May 30, 2018.
Image Rights & Reuse
- Grohmann, Karolos. "Olympics: IOC calls on top athletes to help shape Rights Charter." Reuters, May 31, 2018.
- King, Kelvin. "Image Rights: Valuable Intellectual Property." IP Watchdog, May 4, 2018.
- Reid, David. "Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee files $1 billion suit over theft of image rights." CNBC, May 16, 2018.
Intellectual Freedom/Access to Information
- Brown, Yumeka. "Five Elected to the Freedom to Read Foundation Board." Freedom to Read Foundation, May 10, 2018.
- Crawford, Susan. Net Neutrality is Just a Gateway to the Real Issue: Internet Freedom." Wired, May 18, 2018.
- Jamison, Andrea. "Aurora Public Library Poem Controversy: A Matter of Free Speech or Common Sense?" Office of Intellectual Freedom Blog, May 12, 2018.
- Tanglang, Kevin. "After Senate Vote on Net Neutrality, DC Responds," Benton Foundation, n.d.
- Allen, Nicole. “Marking Open Policy Milestones in the U.S. and Brazil.” SPARC - Latest News, May 22, 2018.
- Dvorsky, George. “Why Thousands of Researchers Are Boycotting Nature’s Upcoming AI Journal.” Gizmodo, May 29, 2018.
- Havergal, Chris. “Sweden Cancels Elsevier Contract as Open-Access Dispute Spreads.” Times Higher Education, May 16, 2018.
- Beckstrom, Matt. "Patron Privacy and Data Storage." Choose Privacy Week, May 4, 2018.
- Berman, Erin. "Big Brother Is Watching You: The Ethical Role of Libraries and Big Data." Choose Privacy Week, May 2, 2018.
- Fister, Barbara. "Choose Privacy - and Think About Census 2020." Library Babel Fish, May 3, 2018.
- Griffey, Jason. "Libraries as Private Spaces." Choose Privacy Week, May 1, 2018.
- Hellman, Eric, and T.J. Lamanna. "Your Library Organization Is Watching You." Choose Privacy Week, May 4, 2018.
- Houghton, Sara. "The Challenge of Balancing Customer Service with Privacy." Choose Privacy Week, May 3, 2018.
- Jaffe, Justin, and Laura Hautala. "What the GDPR Means for Facebook, the EU and You." CNET, May 25, 2018.
- Mine, Not Mined? Libraries and Data Ownership." IFLA Library Policy and Advocacy Blog, May 2, 2018.
- West, Jessamyn. "Practical Privacy – Helping People Make Realistic Privacy Choices for Their Real Lives." Choose Privacy Week, May 3, 2018.
- Burgess, Matt. “What is GDPR? The Summary Guide to GDPR Compliance in the UK.” Wired, May, 24, 2018.
- Falcon, Ernesto. “The Path to Victory on Net Neutrality in the House of Representatives and How You Can Help.” Electronic Frontier Foundation, May 18, 2018.
- Uong, Minh. “How Technology Is Changing Visual Art.” The New York Times, May 30, 2018.
- Baur, Natalie. "The Librarians Who Moonlight as Artists: A Roundtable Discussion." Literary Hub, May 9, 2018.
- Cain Miller, Claire. "How a Common Interview Question Fuels the Gender Pay Gap (and How to Stop It)." The Upshot, May 1, 2018.
- Chamberlain, Andrew. "Metro Movers: Where Are Americans Moving for Jobs, And Is It Worth It?" Mill Valley, CA: Glassdoor, May 2018.
- Dewitt, Melissa. "Searching For Jobs Is Terrible, So How Do We Change It?" Hack Library School, May 10, 2018.
- O’Donnell, Riia. "Unconscious Bias Training Can Only Take You So Far." HR Dive, May 8, 2018.
This issue was compiled by Caley Cannon, Serenity Ibsen, Karly Wildenhaus, Lynora Williams, and Michael Wirtz.