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Freedom of Information: Training Resources

This page links to presentations and other training resources aimed at SOAS staff in the area of Freedom of Information. Unless otherwise indicated, links are to the most up to date versions of presentations. For more detailed guidance, see the  Freedom of Information, Data Protection & Copyright (pdf; 60kb)  .

Freedom of Information Workshop: How the Law Affects You
This workshop (one session per term) can be booked by staff through the Staff Development OfficeStaff Development Office. It includes a Legal overview of FoI, and examines What FoI means for SOAS. Also FoI Practice Questions and Answers.

Freedom of Information, Data Protection and Committee Servicing
Aimed at committee secretaries, this Legal Overview of FoI: Presentation (pdf; 71kb) explains the implications of Freedom of Information and Data Protection for committee work, including the division of committee business into open and reserved.

New staff induction
Guidance for new staff on Data Protection, Freedom of Information and copyright

Freedom of Information and the Library
What FoI means for the SOAS Library (one of two presentations delivered by the Information Compliance Manager to Library staff on 9 November 2005). For the first presentation, see Freedom of Information Workshop: How the Law Affects You, above.

Last updated December 2007