UM Libraries Federal Depository Anniversary: Celebrating 135 Years of free access to Federal documents & publications: FOIA Panel
This guide gives an overview of the University of Mississippi Libraries Federal documents collection, history, program materials, and a schedule of events in celebration of UM Libraries 135th anniversary as a Federal Depository Library.
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA): Learn how researchers are using FOIA at the University of Mississippi.
Join this panel of discussion and learn what FOIA is and how researchers across the University use FOIA to access valuable government information for their research.
March 28, 2018 at 12pm , J.D. Williams Library, Faulkner Room.
What is FOIA?
The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is a law that gives you the right to access information from the federal government. It is often described as the law that keeps citizens in the know about their government. -FIOA.gov
A comprehensive legal treatise on the FOIA. The Guide includes detailed discussions of the FOIA’s procedural requirements, nine exemptions, and litigation considerations. Each section contains a detailed analysis of the key judicial opinions issued on the FOIA.
The mission of the Office of Information Policy (OIP) is to encourage and oversee agency compliance with the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). OIP is responsible for developing government-wide policy guidance on all aspects of FOIA administration.
From FOIAonline you can submit FOIA requests to all participating agencies, track the status of requests, search for requests submitted by others, access previously released records, and generate agency-specific FOIA processing reports.