Valuable Resources 

Sunshine Week Materials:

Yi-Ke Peng of the Albany Times Union has prepared a Sunshine Week animated guide to FOIL:
Sunshine Week FOIL animation

In keeping with its mission to promote good governance, the Center for Technology in Government at the University at Albany offers an online tool to help agencies understand the value of transparency.  The Public Value Assessment Tool (PVAT) is a structured method of assessing the public value of transparency.  The information generated through its use can direct and support decisions about how best to respond to public demand for information.  Access the PVAT at the following link: