How to make an FOI request using Alaveteli
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A short video walk through of making an FOI request.

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Responding to and managing an FOI request with Alaveteli
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What an authority sees when they receive your FOI request, how they can respond and how the request-maker can manage a response once it is received.

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Making and sending a batch request using Alaveteli Pro
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See how to make a batch Freedom of Information request to multiple authorities, using the Alaveteli Pro service.

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Dashboard and Batch request replies on Alaveteli Pro
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View the Alaveteli Pro dashboard, and see what happens when the responses come in from a batch Freedom of Information request to multiple authorities.

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How to use FOI in the UK
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Workshop presentation on using FOI in the UK.

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What can you do with FOI in the UK?
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Short workshop on some of the things that have been made possible through UK FOI requests.

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Source & manage Freedom of Information data for impactful investigations & campaigns with Alaveteli
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How Alaveteli’s additional features for journalists, campaigners and researchers have been used to support impactful and award winning investigations.

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Getting the Most from FOI
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Basic tips and trips for ensuring your FOI requests get full and adequate responses.

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Telling stories with FOI data
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Ilya Siatitsa of Privacy International, Isaac Beevor of Climate Emergency UK and freelance journalist Rosie Taylor explain how to get media coverage for the stories you uncover via FOI.

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Using Pro features: Dashboard and Batch request replies
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View the Alaveteli Pro dashboard, and see what happens when the responses come in from a batch Freedom of Information request to multiple authorities.

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Advice for those setting up an Alaveteli Freedom of Information site
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Users of the Alaveteli Freedom of Information (FOI) software from around the world give their top tips for setting up a FOI request site.

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Motivations for setting up an Alaveteli Freedom of Information website
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Users of the Alaveteli software from around the world explain their motivations behind setting up their Freedom of Information request sites.

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Challenges of running Freedom of Information request sites
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In this video, users of the Alaveteli Freedom of Information (FOI) software from around the world explain the challenges of running FOI request sites in their countries.

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Staying protected: How to avoid lawsuits in the age of user-generated content
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Open data expert Francis Davey delivers training on the UK’s Defamation Act and how this affects those running websites featuring user-generated content.

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FOI advice: shorts
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Very short excerpts from the longer ‘Getting the most from FOI’ seminar.

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Telling stories with FOI data: shorts
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Excerpts from the longer seminar.

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Telling stories with FOI data: summary
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A written account of the seminar which you can also see in video form.

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Getting the Most from FOI: summary
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A written account of the seminar which you can also see in video form.

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Creating datasets from FOI data
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A written account of the seminar which you can also see in video form.

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What are environmental information requests and how do they differ in Scotland?
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An in depth explanation of EIR.

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Learn everything you need to know about FOI, online
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Link to a training course from The Ferret.

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Exporting data from your batch FOI requests
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A step by step explainer on how to get data out of Pro.

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