NFOIC Resources

Requesting Federal Records
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press: Making FOIA Requests: Nuts and Bolts
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press: FOIA Letter Generator
Society of Professional Journalists: FOI Resources
FOIA E-mail Listserv
Office of Government Information Services
United States Department of Justice FOIA Guide
National Juris University FOIA Overview

Federal Data Sets
Data.gov
Department of Energy Data Explorer
Department of Labor Enforcement Data
FBI Uniform Crime Reports

Freedom-of-Information Advocates
National Freedom of Information Coalition
OpenTheGovernment.org
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press
The Sunlight Foundation
The Brechner Center for Freedom of Information
American Library Association’s Office for Intellectual Freedom
Freedom Forum
Centre for Law and Democracy
National Security Counselors

Websites Compiling Public Documents
MuckRock
National Security Archive
Government Attic

Strategies and Tips for Overcoming Obstacles
Unlocking the Power of Public Records (David Cuillier, Ph.D.)

Media Law & First Amendment Resources
Reporter’s Committee for Freedom of the Press
Student Press Law Center
First Amendment Coalition
Media Law Resource Center
Bernalillo County Bench Bar Media Committee’s Reference Guide on Media Issues
Citizen Media Law Project

Gov 2.0 and Open Data Resources
National Center for Digital Government
Center for Digital Government
Federal Computer Week
What Do They Know (UK)
Center for Digital Government
This We Know
Access !nfo
Gapminder

Other Resources
Our Money, Our Responsibility: A Citizens’ Guide to Monitoring Government Expenditures

New Mexico Sunshine Laws
New Mexico Inspection of Public Records Act Guide
New Mexico Open Meetings Act Guide