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Records Management and FOIA: So Happy Together

National Archives Records Express

Semo, Director of the Office of Government Information Services (OGIS), the Federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Ombudsman’s office, discusses the vital role records management teams play in agencies’ responses to FOIA requests. You can read more about OGIS’s work at The FOIA Ombudsman and on their main website.

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Cybersecurity: Defending Freedom with Information Management

Information Governance Perspectives

Governments at all levels can educate and work with their communities to raise awareness of the risks and mitigation strategies that should be considered. foia #aiim #jointchiefs. Coalitions of the willing have their limits. The post Cybersecurity: Defending Freedom with Information Management appeared first on Rafael Moscatel.


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Preventing FOIA Disputes

Archives Blogs

In addition to providing services that help Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requesters and Federal agencies in resolving disputes, one of the goals of the Office of Government Information Services (OGIS) is to prevent FOIA disputes from arising in the first place. OGIS is the Federal FOIA Ombudsman.

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SAA Annual Meeting 2021, Records Management Focused Sessions!

The Schedule

2A – Records Management in Higher Education: Examining Systemic Power Dynamics and Vital Records 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM EDT on Wednesday, August 4. 3A – Should Collections Closed under a Donor Agreement Be “Public Records” under FOIA? Have fun at the meeting, all!

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Freedom of Information? Not Necessarily for Text Messages: eDiscovery Trends

eDiscovery Daily

What percentage of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests actually result in receiving all of the information requested? Last year, Federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) litigation jumped 26 percent over the previous year. In other words, only 22 percent of FOIA requestors got everything they asked for. 75 percent?

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UK ICO Launches 2012/13 Annual Report

Hunton Privacy

He outlined the seven key “e”s of the ICO’s role: enforce, educate, empower, enable, engage, and to be effective and efficient. It also updated or published 55 pieces of advice relating to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (“FoIA”). Enforcement. The ICO also: issued 23 penalties, totaling over £2.6

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Celebrating Information Access: Sunshine Week 2018

Archives Blogs

Events include an educational symposium, a week-long transcription challenge engaging citizen archivists, and a panel discussion. Learn more and find the full program of events on the FOIA Ombudsman blog. The National Archives and Records Administration will host several events in observance of Sunshine Week.

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