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Ordering Review Copies

How to order review copies from academic publishers


This guide provides information on how to order complimentary copies (sometimes referred to as "review copies," "professor review copies," or "exam copies,") of casebooks and textbooks from academic publishers.

A "review copy" of a textbook is identical (or nearly identical) to the final version of a textbook. Academic publishers are often willing to send a review copy, free of charge, to any faculty or staff member who is considering using the textbook for assigned readings in their courses.

This guide explains how to order review copies from several different publishers.

If you have any questions, particularly about ordering a review copy of a textbook from a publisher that is not covered in this guide, please reach out to your Faculty Support Team member, who will be happy to assist you further.

Additional Resources

For additional information on obtaining review copies, you may also find the following research guides helpful:

The George Washington University Jacob Burns Law Library, "Faculty Request for Complimentary Examination/Desk Copies"

The University of Georgia Alexander Campbell King Law Library, "Requesting Review Copies of Books"