Meetings between BIS officials and academic publishers

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Dear Department for Business, Innovation and Skills,

I would like information regarding any meetings between BIS officials and representatives from academic publishers, from 1 January 2014 to date, to include:

- dates of meetings
- agendas / topics for discussion
- names of those present
- minutes / notes / records of the meetings

In order to focus your search and help you identify academic publishers in your records, the four largest commercial academic publishers are Elsevier (part of RELX Group, formerly Reed Elsevier), Wiley (Wiley-Blackwell), Springer (now Springer Nature, formerly Springer Science + Business Media), and Taylor & Francis.

Yours faithfully,

Stuart Lawson

correspondence@ecase-bis.fcos.gsi.gov.uk on behalf of FOI Requests,

BIS ref: FOI2015/08297

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Yours sincerely,

Stuart Lawson

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