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Using public records for academic research: Help

This guide will introduce you to using FOIA (Freedom of Information Act), PRA (Public Records Act), and Sunshine Law requests in academic research.


Help by type of request:

  • FOIA requests - James Jacobs, US Government Information Librarian.  
  • State and local PRA and Sunshine Law requests - James Jacobs (temporarily covering State and Local government information) and Regina Roberts, Journalism and Communication Librarian.


Help by school: