March 11th, 2014
As we celebrate the fifth anniversary of the issuance of Attorney General Holder’s FOIA Guidelines, the FOIA IT Working Group will examine the various successes and benefits that agencies have been able to achieve over the last five years through the use of technology, and areas of FOIA administration that could benefit from the application of advanced technological tools.
February 27th, 2014
Members of the public and agency personnel are invited to join the Department of Justice as we celebrate the beginning of Sunshine Week 2014.
January 24th, 2014
Leveraging success stories and best practices from various agencies, a new workshop series beginning this Spring will focus on improving specific areas of FOIA administration across the government.
January 16th, 2014
Focusing on the topic of providing requesters with estimated dates of completion, the FOIA Requester Roundtable series continues in 2014 once again providing an open forum for the FOIA requester community and agency FOIA professionals to discuss topics related to FOIA administration.
November 22nd, 2013
Building off of earlier guidance, OIP’s new guidance for improving agency communications with requesters “encourages greater use of email or other technology as the means by which agencies communicate” and focuses on improving the content of agency communications to provide requesters with a greater understanding of how their requests are being handled.