How Can I Order a Desk and/or Examination Copy of a Book?

Educators who wish to examine a book for possible course adoption may obtain examination copies at a discount. This offer is valid only in the United States.  Paperback examination copies may be purchased with a 50% discount. Hardcover examination copies are available at a 30% discount. Please limit your request to three books per year. Add $2.00 per book for shipping. New Jersey residents must also add 7% sales tax.  Order must be prepaid with a credit card, check, or money order.  Charges are not refundable. Book prices are subject to change without notice. Examination copies cannot be sent to residences; you must use your institutional address. To place your prepaid examination order, please call our order dept, toll free at 888-999-6778. For pricing or availability information please email

Online Exam Copy Request Form (USA only)

Request for desk copy should include: title description, edition, author and ISBN. Please email your request to and provide your name, school address, and contact information along with a "Notice of Adoption". Transaction Publishers is pleased to provide a desk copy, sent free-of-charge to the instructor upon receipt of a bookstore order for 10 or more copies. Additional desk copies upon request will be provided at the discretion of the publisher not to exceed 1 copy per additional 25 copies ordered: Desk copies that are requested prior to publisher’s receipt of a qualifying bookstore order would be sent under our examination copy policy above.