Office of Government Information Services (OGIS)

Annual Reports

The Freedom of Information Act Ombudsman—2021 Report for Fiscal Year 2020 (Published May 2021) - HTML | PDF
The Freedom of Information Act Ombudsman—2020 Report for Fiscal Year 2019 (Published March 2020) - PDF
The Freedom of Information Act Ombudsman—Past, Present & Future (Published March 2019) - PDF
Building a Better FOIA Process (Published March 2018) - PDF
Building a Better FOIA Process  (Published March 2017) - PDF
Building a Better FOIA Process  (Published March 2016) - PDF
Building a Bridge Between FOIA Requesters and Federal Agencies (Published March 2015) - PDF
Building a Bridge Between FOIA Requesters and Federal Agencies (Published March 2014) - PDF
Building a Bridge Between FOIA Requesters and Federal Agencies (Published March 2013) - PDF
Building Bridges Between FOIA Requesters and Federal Agencies (Published March 2012) - PDF
Building Bridges Between FOIA Requesters and Federal Agencies (Published March 2011) - PDF

Agency FOIA Public Liaison Reporting

OGIS's enabling statute requires, as of 2016, that it report "the number of times each agency engaged in dispute resolution with the assistance of [OGIS] or the FOIA Public Liaison." 5 U.S.C. § 552(h)(4)(A)(ii)(II).  

FY 2020 HTML | PDF (see pages 14-19)
FY 2019 (see pages 10-19)
FY 2018 (see pages 22-27) 
FY 2017 (see pages 31-32)
FY 2016 (see Appendix A for OGIS numbers)and FOIA Public Liaison numbers from FY 2016 Chief FOIA Officers Reports

Audits of OGIS

National Archives and Records Administration, Office of Inspector General . (September 2012). Audit of NARA's Office of Government Information Services(Audit Report No 12-14).

U.S. General Accountability Office. (September 2013). Office of Government Information Services Has Begun Implementing Its Responsibilities, but Further Actions Are Needed(GAO Report 13-1650).

Reviews

FY 2011 OGIS Mid-Year Review (Oct 2010 - Mar 2011)

FY 2011 OGIS Snapshot (Oct  2010 - Jan 2011)

September 2010: OGIS First Year in Review

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