Monthly Archives: December 2012

Changes

This post is from OGIS Deputy Director Karen Finnegan. “The only thing that stays the same is change.”  Melissa Etheridge At OGIS, we specialize in change. The very existence of OGIS represents an innovative change to the FOIA administrative process. … Continue reading

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Don’t shut your eyes to the importance of FOIA regulations

Freedom of Information Act regulations sound like a sure cure for insomnia, but if FOIA were a movie, their role would be a real sleeper. We at OGIS recognize that well-crafted FOIA regulations are key to an effective agency FOIA … Continue reading

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Records Management Directive Shifts Into Gear

It’s common wisdom in the library and information science community that if you have something and you can’t find it, you don’t have it. This principle is as true for agencies’ records as it is in university libraries, and it … Continue reading

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