"The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is a law that gives you the right to access information from the federal government. It is often described as the law that keeps citizens in the know about their government." ~foia.gov
The annual reports are available online, and print government documents and microfiche documents are available on 1st floor of the library. Many of the other resources you see below are on the 3rd and 4th floors of the library.
In accordance with the Electronic FOIA Amendments of 1996, each Department is required to submit electronically available annual reports. The annual reports must specify specific numerical benchmarks such as the number of requests received and processed; the types of requests received, the number of requests where the agency did not release the requested records and the reasons for these decisions; the number of appeals the results, the amount of fees collected; and the number of staff and staff hours devoted to processing requests.
Freedom Of Information Act Reference Guide
(Issued July, 1998 by the Office of Legal Counsel)
Freedom of Information Act : noncompliance with affirmative disclosure provisions : report to the Chairman, Subcommittee on Government Information, Justice, and Agriculture, Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives
by United States General Accounting Office.