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Ordering Review Copies

How to order review copies from academic publishers

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Obtaining Complimentary Digital Copies

Springer offers review copies of many of their books to faculty and staff who may be interested in using one for their course.

To request a review copy, first register with Springer by completing their registration form, and following the instructions that follow.

Once your account is registered, search or browse for the book you are looking for through the Springer Publishing Company homepage. Once you've found it, click "Request Desk Copy" and complete the form.

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Your digital "desk copy" will then be available to view in digital (but not print) format.