Advocacy and Public Policy Committee News Alerts v. 5 n. 7, July 2019
We are pleased to announce a new topic in News Alerts, "Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Accessibility," where we will be sharing news about the efforts of libraries to enact the values of IDEA in order to welcome and center historically marginalized people, voices, and narratives in their collections, programs, services, and staffing.
Art: Activism & Social Justice
- Armstrong, Annie. “Steve Locke Withdraws Proposal for Slave Auction Block Memorial in Boston.” ARTnews, July 17, 2019.
- Bishara, Hakim. “Puerto Rican Artists Lead Protests Calling for Governor’s Resignation.” Hyperallergic, July 19, 2019.
- Bishara, Hakim. “Safariland Tear Gas Was Allegedly Used Against Protesters in Puerto Rico.” Hyperallergic, July 30, 2019.
- Greenberger, Alex. “‘It’s Just the Beginning’: Art World Responds to Warren B. Kanders’s Resignation from Whitney Board.” ARTnews, July 26, 2019.
- Marshall, Alex. “Louvre Removes Sackler Family Name From Its Walls.” The New York Times, July 17, 2019.
- Selvin, Claire. “British Museum Workers Issue Support for Former Trustee Ahdaf Soueif, Who Cited Opposition to BP Funding in Resignation.” ARTnews, July 19, 2019.
- Selvin, Claire. “Philanthropic Organizations Pay $30 M. for ‘Ebony’ and ‘Jet’ Photo Archive, Plan Donation to Getty, Smithsonian.” ARTnews, July 25, 2019.
- Weber, Jasmine. “Sadie Roberts-Joseph, Founder of Baton Rouge African-American Museum, Found Dead in Trunk of Car.” Hyperallergic, July 16, 2019.
Copyright, Fair Use, Image Rights/Reuse
- Andreadis, Steve. "Apollo 11 and the Copyright Connection." US Copyright Office Blog, July 24, 2019.
- Falcon, Ernesto. "Life-Altering Copyright Lawsuits Could Come to Regular Internet Users Under a New Law Moving in the Senate." Electronic Frontier Foundation, July 10, 2019.
- Kelly, Makena. "A New Copyright Proposal Would Protect Designers Online — but at What Cost?" The Verge, July 23, 2019.
- Sinclair, Niigaan. "Culture, Copyright Collide in Indigenous Communities." Winnipeg Free Press, July 5, 2019.
- Trendacosta, Katharine. "A Bad Copyright Bill Moves Forward With No Serious Understanding of Its Dangers." Electronic Frontier Foundation, July 18, 2019.
- Brown, Isaac. "House Passes NEA Funding Increase." National Assembly of States Art Agencies, July 9, 2019.
- Cohen, Randy I. and Dr. Patrick Rooney. "The Impact of TCJA on Individual Giving and a Plan to Do Something About It." Americans for the Arts Blog, June 21, 2019.
- "IMLS Offers Grants Workshops for Museums in Six Regions Across the Nation." IMLS, July 8, 2019.
- Souls Grown Deep Foundation, "Souls Grown Deep Community Partnership Commits $1 Million to Impact Investing to Promote Racial Justice and Creative Economies." Resnicow and Associates, July 19, 2019.
- Treinen, Lex. "Alaska State Council on the Arts Closing its Doors." KTUU News Alaska, July 15, 2019.
Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Access (IDEA)
- "CFLA and NIKLA Release First Nations, Métis, and Inuit – Indigenous Ontology (FNMIIO)." Librarianship.ca, July 1, 2019.
- "IFLA Survey of LGBTIQ+ Library Resources and Services." Librarianship.ca, July 8, 2019.
- Medina-Perez, Jasmine. “Reimagining the Internship to Promote Racial Equity.” Stanford Social Innovation Review, July 9, 2019.
- Onlybrowninthebuilding. "To Decolonise the Heritage Sector, We Must First Decolonise Our Minds." Intersectional GLAM, July 17, 2019.
- Rosen, Hannah, and Jill Grogg. 2019 LYRASIS Accessibility Survey Report: Understanding the Landscape of Library Accessibility for Online Materials. Atlanta: LYRASIS, 2019.
- Styles, David. "Report Seeks an End to ‘Class Crisis’ in the Arts and Cultural Sectors." Museums + Heritage Advisor, July 5, 2019.
Intellectual Freedom/Access to Information
- Beggin, Riley. "Michigan Prison Inmates Need Job Skills, but Technology Books are Banned." Bridge, July 18, 2019.
- Sendaula, Stephanie. "Censorship Beyond Books: ALA Annual 2019." Library Journal, June 29, 2019.
- Trendacosta, Katharine. "This Summer, Take Some Time to Stand Up for Net Neutrality." Electronic Frontier Foundation, July 26, 2019.
- Allen, Nicole. “Q&A: Cengage/McGraw-Hill Merger.” SPARC - News, July 29, 2019.
- Hiltzik, Michael. “Column: In Act of Brinkmanship, a Big Publisher Cuts off UC’s Access to Its Academic Journals.” The Los Angeles Times, July 11, 2019.
- Smith, MacKenzie. “University of California’s Showdown with the Biggest Academic Publisher Aims to Change Scholarly Publishing for Good.” The Conversation, July 15, 2019.
- "ALA Urges LinkedIn Learning to Reconsider Changes to Terms of Service That Impair Library Users' Privacy Rights." ALA Member News, July 22, 2019.
- Bohn, Dieter. "Serious Zoom Security Flaw Could Let Websites Hijack Mac Cameras." The Verge, July 8, 2019.
- Christopher, Rob. "'Anonymity Is as Important for Librarians to Understand, Support, and Promote as Privacy': An Interview with Alison Macrina and Talya Cooper." ALAstore, July 3, 2019.
- Kolata, Gina. "Your Data Were 'Anonymized'? These Scientists Can Still Identify You." The New York Times, July 23, 2019.
- West, Jessamyn. "A Guide to Patron Privacy." Information Today, Inc., July 30, 2019.
- Bishara, Hakim. "The Growing Tide Against Unpaid Internships." Hyperallergic, July 16, 2019.
- DeCaro, Sara. "Steering Share: Stability Matters." Issues & Advocacy Section of the Society of American Archivists, July 3, 2019.
- Fisher, Michelle Millar, and Art + Museums Transparency. "Culture Workers, Just Say No to All Unpaid Internships." ARTnews, July 16, 2019.
- "Only Paid Internships to Be Posted to the SAA Career Center." Society of American Archivists, July 9, 2019.
- Price, Gary. "Highlights From Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Annual Salary Survey 2018–2019." Library Journal InfoDocket, July 26, 2019.
This issue of News Alerts was compiled by Amy Furness, Serenity Ibsen, Karly Wildenhaus, Lynora Williams, and Michael Wirtz.