May 20, 2022

U.S.: 18F/General Services Administration Begins Work on a Centralized FOIA Request Portal

From FedScoop:

The General Services Administration’s 18F digital services team has begun work to build a modern, centralized “portal” for Freedom of Information Act requests.


So far, 18F has done research by way of user interviews to develop recommendations for the Justice Department that will eventually inform the build of a minimum viable product, 18F members explain in a GitHub post.

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See Also: Recommendations For FOIA Request Portal (29 pages; PDF)

See Also: DOJ/OIP Seeks Your Participation in the Development of the National FOIA Portal (April 19, 2017)

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.