Data visualization style guides

Ben Welsh filed this request with the U.s. Bureau Of Labor Statistics of the United States of America.
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F875082

875082

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From: Ben Welsh


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the DC Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

A copy of any and all style guides that govern how the bureau creates and formats informational graphics and data visualizations.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, 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 15 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Ben Welsh

From: U.s. Bureau Of Labor Statistics

Good morning:

The BLS FOIA Service Center received the email below requesting style guides for informational graphics and data visualization. Please note, the BLS FOIA Service Center email is not meant to formally receive FOIA requests. As a courtesy, your request is being forwarded to the Department of Labor (DOL) FOIA email address for formal assignment. Once assigned, you will be notified of the tracking number and acknowledgement that BLS has begun its processing of the request.

Sincerely,

FOIA Service Center
Bureau of Labor Statistics

From: U.s. Bureau Of Labor Statistics

Good Day:

Your request has been assigned to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) with tracking number 875082. When they begin processing it, you will be able to track its progress at www.dol.gov/foia<http://www.dol.gov/foia>. If you need to contact them about it for any reason, please submit your inquiry through bls.foia@bls.gov<mailto:bls.foia@bls.gov> or phone 202-691-7628. In addition, it would be helpful to include the tracking number in the Subject line of any email submission or to have it available at the time of a call.

Have a wonderful day!

Best,

Aretha Dodson
Government Information Specialist
U. S. Department of Labor Office of the Solicitor
Office of Information Services- Management & Administrative Legal Services
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From: U.s. Bureau Of Labor Statistics

Hello Mr. Welsh,

As the Disclosure Office for the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), we are confirming receipt of your February 3, 2019, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request (FOIA ID No. 875082) for information pursuant to the FOIA, 5 U.S.C. ยง552. Your request was formally received in the BLS Disclosure Office on March 8, 2019.

You requested, "A copy of any and all style guides that govern how the bureau creates and formats informational graphics and data visualizations." You stated that you prefer the request be filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.
We expect to complete the response within the 20-day statutory timeframe from the date of receipt in BLS. Your request is diligently being processed and our goal is to respond to you as quickly as possible.

You will be able to track the progress of your request at www.dol.gov/foia<http://www.dol.gov/foia>. If you need to contact us, please submit your inquiry through BLSFOIAServiceCenter@bls.gov<mailto:BLSFOIAServiceCenter@bls.gov> or by phone on 202-691-7628. In addition, it would be helpful to include the tracking number in the Subject line of any submission or to have it available at the time of a call.

Sincerely,

FOIA Service Center
Bureau of Labor Statistics

From: U.s. Bureau Of Labor Statistics

A copy of documents responsive to the request.

From: U.s. Bureau Of Labor Statistics

A copy of documents responsive to the request.

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