University of Arkansas Library Request Log (2013-2014)

J.K. Trotter filed this request with the University of Arkansas Libraries of Arkansas.
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Rejected

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From: J.K. Trotter

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”), Ark. Code Ann. § § 25-19-101 to 25-19-109, I hereby request the following records:

A log of all requests submitted to the University of Arkansas Libraries for materials held by Special Collections. Requested documents include any requests submitted directly the library or under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act. Please include the name of the requestor, the affiliation of the requestor (if applicable), the date of the request, the relevant tracking or reference number (if applicable), and a description of the records or materials sought for each request.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, and is not being made for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 3 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

J.K. Trotter

From: Rebecca A. Morrison

Dear J. K. Trotter:
In regard to your 4/6/15 request for public records, please be advised that the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act only applies to Citizens of the State of Arkansas. From all provided information, it appears that you are not an Arkansas citizen. Accordingly, the University respectfully declines to respond to your FOIA request.

Regardless, the Federal Privacy Act (5 U.S.C.A. § 552A) prohibits disclosure of library patron records.

Sincerely,
Rebecca Morrison

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Rebecca Morrison * Public Information Officer-Strategic Communications
215 Davis Hall * University Relations * University of Arkansas * Fayetteville, AR 72701
Phone 479-575-3016
http://uark.edu<http://uark.edu/>

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From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on April 6, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: Rebecca A. Morrison

TO: requests@muckrock.com

RE: public records request received April 21, 2015 from requests@muckrock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

The University of Arkansas Libraries today received a fax (noted above and attached) from an unidentified requestor, who is seeking public records previously requested by J. K. Trotter on April 6, 2015.

Please be advised that the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act only applies to Citizens of the State of Arkansas and without substantiation of residency, the University respectfully declines to respond to this request.

In addition, Ark. Code Ann. § 13-2-703 prohibits disclosure of records of patrons of public, school, academic, and special libraries supported in whole or in part by public funds.

Sincerely,

Rebecca Morrison

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Rebecca Morrison * Public Information Officer-Strategic Communications
215 Davis Hall * University Relations * University of Arkansas * Fayetteville, AR 72701
Phone 479-575-3016
http://uark.edu<http://uark.edu/>

Find out how the university's growth contributes to positive change.
Leading change. Changing lives.<http://leadingchange.uark.edu/>

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