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Paper 117_elpub2007:
Disclosing Freedom of Information Releases

id 117_elpub2007
authors Apps, Ann
year 2007
title Disclosing Freedom of Information Releases
source ELPUB2007. Openness in Digital Publishing: Awareness, Discovery and Access - Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Electronic Publishing held in Vienna, Austria 13-15 June 2007 / Edited by: Leslie Chan and Bob Martens. ISBN 978-3-85437-292-9, 2007, pp. 425-434
summary The Freedom of Information (FOI) Acts passed in 2000 in England and Wales and in 2002 in Scotland require organisations, including UK Higher Education Institutions (HEI), to provide requested information within certain conditions. The JISC Information Governance Gateway (JIGG) project aims to provide a single online gateway into information and resources related to HEIs' compliance with information governance legislation, including FOI. One of the project's objectives is to provide dissemination of the FOI disclosure logs by a web search within the gateway and also using the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH). It is hoped this will assist HEI records management practitioners in sharing their experiences of dealing with FOI requests, and lead to future collaborations within a wider community. This paper describes the development of a JIGG FOI Application Profile as a 'template' for FOI disclosure log entries, and its subsequent translation into a practical application.
keywords Freedom of Information; information governance; records management; OAI-PMH; Dublin Core Application Profile
series ELPUB:2007
type normal paper
email ann.apps@manchester.ac.uk
more http://info.tuwien.ac.at/elpub2007/presentations/117.ppt
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urn:nbn urn:nbn:se:elpub-117_elpub2007
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