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Freedom of Information Act (Federal) Research Guide

This guide discusses how to use the federal Freedom of Information Act , 5 U.S.C. 552, to obtain records from federal government agencies when those records are not published in the Federal Register or distributed by the Government Printing Office.

Advocacy Organizations

The organizations listed below monitor agency compliance with FOIA and developments in FOIA law; they also advocate for improved agency compliance.