DOI FOIA Library

FOIA Libraries contain records that are required to be made available to the public under 5 U.S.C. 552(a)(2), as well as other records that the Department (or one of its subparts) discretionarily makes available to the public for inspection and copying.

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The materials found in the Department's FOIA Libraries include:

  • final opinions made in the adjudication of cases;
  • policy statements and interpretations which have been adopted by the Department but not published in the Federal Register;
  • administrative staff manuals and instructions to staff that affect a member of the public;
  • copies of records that have been released to any person in response to a FOIA request and that have been requested, or that the Department anticipates will be requested, at least three times under the FOIA (in other words, frequently requested records);
  • an index of frequently requested records; and
  • links to other related sites and reference materials.

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