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Ordering Review Copies

How to order review copies from academic publishers

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Obtaining Complimentary Copies

The availability of review copies varies by university publishing group. Some university publishers offer review copies freely, while others only waive the cost if you either return the book or actually adopt it in your course. Pay careful attention to the instructions and disclaimers on each university publisher website.

Below is a list of some major academic publishers that offer exam or review copies:

Stanford University Press:

Cambridge University Press:

Duke University Press:

Harvard University Press:

NYU Press:

Oxford University Press:

University of Chicago Press:

Yale University Press: