Other Resources

FOI Organizations

American Society of Access Professionals
Association for Computing Machinery digital library
First Amendment Coalition
(Florida) First Amendment Foundation
Freedom Forum Institute/First Amendment Center
Free Government Information
National Freedom of Information Coalition 
National Security Archive
Open The Government
Project On Government Oversight
Public Citizen Litigation Group
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press
Society of Professional Journalists
The Student Press Law Center

Electronic Records

Computers, Freedom, and Privacy Video Library
Electronic Frontier Foundation
Electronic Privacy Information Center
Office of Government Information Services
Open Media Canada
Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse


Office of the Governor
Florida Has A Right To Know (state employee payroll and pensions)
Florida Legislature
Florida Attorney General
Florida Attorney General, Citizen Guide to Public Records and the Sunshine Law
Florida Sunshine Laws
Florida Bar Reporter’s Handbook
Attorney General’s Open Government Mediation Program 
The Florida Department of State’s Public Records Management Seminars
State Archives of Florida


MuckRock A non-profit, collaborative news site that brings together journalists, researchers, activists, and regular citizens to request, analyze, and share federal, state and local government documents, making politics more transparent and democracies more informed.
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press Open Government Guide Information on every state’s open records and open meetings laws. Each state’s section is arranged according to a standard outline, making it easy to compare laws in various states.

National The home of U.S Government open data: Tools, data and resources to conduct research, develop web and mobile applications, design data visualizations, and more.
Federal Freedom of Information Act website to file a request 
Free Government Information Promotes free government information through collaboration, education, advocacy and research.
Full text of the federal Freedom of Information Act
FOIA exemptions. Here’s a video about the nine exemptions.
FOIA wiki  A free and collaborative resource on the federal Freedom of Information Act
NFOIC’s State and National Freedom of Information Resource Web Site 
Citizen’s Guide on Using the Freedom of Information Act and the Privacy Act of 1974 to Request Government Records


United Nations and the Rule of Law, Freedom of Information
UNESCO and Freedom of Information