Public Policy Committee News Alerts v. 4 n. 7, July 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.
United States midterm elections are happening soon and important races will be run at the local, state, and national levels. Stay tuned for a list resources for these upcoming elections. Special Alert: ARLIS/NA Endorses ALA Statement Against Refugee Family Separation, July 3, 2018.
Art, Activism, & Social Justice
- Dickson, Andrew. “Eye-Popping Portraits for an Age of Protest.” The New York Times, July 25, 2018.
- Marshall, Alex. “Britain Wants to Keep Trump. The Baby Version, That Is.” The New York Times, July 21, 2018.
- Schachar, Natalie. “Deported Veterans ‘distress’ Flag Mural on US-Mexico Border under Review.” The Art Newspaper, July 13, 2018.
- Segal, David. “An Artist Unites North and South Korea, Stitch by Stitch.” The New York Times, July 29, 2018.
- Shaw, Anny. “Imprisoned Turkish Artist Zehra Dogan Smuggles Thank-You Letter to Banksy.” The Art Newspaper, July 18, 2018.
- Shaw, Anny, and Gareth Harris. “Donald Trump’s UK Visit Sparks Backlash from the Art World.” The Art Newspaper, July 12, 2018.
- Sims, Shannon. “A Fire Killed 32 at a New Orleans Gay Bar. This Artist Didn’t Forget.” The New York Times, July 10, 2018.
- Steinhauer, Jillian. “An Artist Honors Tamir Rice, One Orange Object at a Time.” The New York Times, July 30, 2018.
Copyright, Fair Dealing, & Fair Use
- BBC News. "Controversial copyright law rejected by EU parliament."
- Mayberry, Carly. "Salvador Dali foundation sues Monterey’s Dali17 Museum for use of name, likeness." The Mercury News, July 15, 2018.
- Sisario, Ben. "New Way to Pay Songwriters and Musicians in the Streaming Age Advances." The New York Times, June 28, 2018.
- Zhao, Zhao. "The International Copyright Institute (ICI) 2018 – Cross Border Issues." U.S. Copyright Office blog, July 13, 2018.
- Díaz, Carmen Graciela, Lin Manuel Miranda Launches $15 Million Arts Fund for Puerto Rico, Grantmakers in the Arts, July 25, 2018.
- Institute for Museum and Library Services, $1.4 Million in New Grants Will Strengthen Native American and Hawaiian Museums. IMLS, July 12, 2018.
- Institute for Museum and Library Services, IMLS Awards $2.2 Million for African American History and Culture Museums. IMLS, July 12, 2018.
- Mourdoukoutas, Panos. "Amazon Should Replace Local Libraries to Save Taxpayers Money." Forbes, July 21, 2018. (The article has been removed from Forbes; this link is to an archived version.)
Image Rights & Reuse
- Bowley, Graham and Murray Carpenter. "How Robert Indiana’s Caretaker Came to Control His Artistic Legacy." The New York Times, August 1, 2018.
- Cascone, Sarah. "Did Juergen Teller’s Vogue Photo Shoot of Rihanna Rip Off Mickalene Thomas? Twitter Certainly Thinks So." Artnet news, July 24, 2018.
Intellectual Freedom/Access to Information
- Binder, Matt. "Brett Kavanaugh, Trump’s SCOTUS Pick, Could Be the Final Nail in Net Neutrality's Coffin." Mashable, July 10, 2018.
- Farmer, Ashley. "Archiving While Black." Inside Higher Ed, July 22, 2018.
- Fister, Barbara. "Who's Welcome Here?" Inside Higher Ed, July 15, 2018.
- Oliver, Amanda. "I'm a Librarian. The Last Thing We Need is Silicon Valley 'Disruption.'" Vox, July 26, 2018.
- Sohn, Gigi B. "The U.S. Needs a New Policy Framework for an Open Internet Ecosystem (first in four-part series)." Benton Foundation, July 23, 2018.
- Tolbert, Autumn. "Loving Libraries." Arkansas Times, July 26, 2018.
- Else, Holly. “Dutch Publishing Giant Cuts off Researchers in Germany and Sweden.” Nature - News, July 19, 2018.
- Tennant, Jon. “Scholarly Publishing Is Broken. Here’s How to Fix It.” Aeon, July 3, 2018.
- Thomas, Camille. “Engaging Public Interest Stakeholders in Open Education.” SPARC - Latest News, July 10, 2018.
- Riglig, Emily, Emily Carlisle and Courtney Waugh. "In Pursuit of Equity: Applying Design Thinking to Develop a Values-Based Open Access Statement." In the Library with the Lead Pipe, July 25, 2018.
- Hoover, Lisa. "Privacy v. Personalized Services in Libraries." Intellectual Freedom Blog, July 9, 2018.
- Kaminski, Margot E. "Brett Kavanaugh Has Some Alarmingly Outdated Views on Privacy." Slate, July 12, 2018.
- Pearson, Jordan. "How to See Which Apps Can Read Your Gmail." Motherboard, July 3, 2018.
- Reitman, Rainey. "Grassroots Group Confronts Privacy-Invasive WiFi Kiosks in New York." Electronic Frontier Foundation, July 10, 2018.
- Stoller, Daniel R. "Trump Supreme Court Pick Kavanaugh Has Privacy Track Record." Bloomberg Law, July 9, 2018.
- Catalano, Frank. “More than Paint on a Wall: Hands-on with VR and AR in Art Museums from Chicago to Seattle.” GeekWire, July 28, 2018.
- Wired Staff. “How Technology Shapes the Way We Read.” Wired, July 31, 2018.
- Baldwin, Joan. "Museum Pay (Again)." Leadership Matters, July 2, 2018.
- Cascone, Sarah. "MoMA's Union Employees Have Been Working Without a Contract for Nearly Two Months—and Negotiations Have Stalled." Artnet July 18, 2018.
- Cohen, Patricia. "Paychecks Lag as Profits Soar, and Prices Erode Wage Gains." The New York Times, July 13, 2018.
- Graham-McLay, Charlotte. "A 4-Day Workweek? A Test Run Shows a Surprising Result." The New York Times, July 19, 2018.
- Smith, Carrie. "Why the Janus Decision Matters to Library Unions." American Libraries, July 24, 2018.
This issue was compiled by Caley Cannon, Serenity Ibsen, Karly Wildenhaus, Lynora Williams, and Michael Wirtz.