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For Instructors

Below are instructions for requesting Exam Copies (Pre-Adoption) or Desk Copies (Post-Adoption) by submitting the online Desk/Exam Copy Request Form. 

Use of our online request form ensures the speediest response to your request. During times of high demand (at the start of fall and winter terms), please allow 2 to 4 weeks for delivery within the U.S./Canada and 4 to 6 weeks for international delivery. Otherwise, allow 1-2 weeks in the U.S./Canada.

Exam Copy Requests (Pre-Adoption) 

To examine books for possible course adoption as a required text for students

Exam Copies are available for instructors to consider for classroom use provided:

  1. There are 10 students in the designated course for which the book would be a required text; 

  2. The requestor must be the person who decides which text will be used;

  3. The book must be requested from the school at which the book would be used;

  4. The requestor has not previously received a copy.


If you meet these requirements, you may request an Exam Copy by submitting the online form.

You must fill out the form completely in order to have your request considered. Please feel free to include additional comments or questions in the ‘Further Information’ field of the online form. To request multiple titles, you may submit multiple forms.

Desk Copy Requests (Post-Adoption)

For books that have already been adopted as a required text for students

Desk Copies are available to instructors for classroom use provided:

  1. The book requested has been adopted and 10 or more copies will be ordered from a bookstore for students;
  2. The number of Desk Copies requested does not exceed the number of instructors for the class;
  3. The instructor has not previously received a copy.

If you meet these requirements, you may request a Desk Copy by submitting the online form.

You must fill out the form completely in order to have your request considered. Please feel free to include additional comments or questions in the ‘Further Information’ field of the online form. To request multiple titles, you may submit multiple forms.