Examination Copies: College and university faculty may request examination copies of books for consideration as course texts.
Requests for exam copies of Linworth/Libraries Unlimited titles can be made by filling out the exam copy request form here. Once submitted, our ABC-CLIO Textbook Representative will contact you to complete your request.
ABC-CLIO, Greenwood, Praeger
Requests for exam copies from all other imprints can be done by completing the exam copy request form here. Once submitted, an ABC-CLIO Customer Service Representative will contact you to complete your request.
ABC-CLIO, Greenwood, and Praeger hardcover and paperback titles will be sold at a flat 70% discount off list price plus $5 per copy for shipping and applicable sales tax. Multi-volume sets are not available for this discount. Copies are non-returnable. Limit one per individual person or two per institution. Requestors must have a U.S. or Canadian delivery address.
Requests for exam copies for ABC-CLIO, Greenwood, and Praeger titles ONLY can also be sent by fax (Fax: 866-270-3856) on departmental letterhead, and should include the following information:
• Instructor's name
• Title of Course for which the book is being considered, semester, and projected enrollment
• Instructor's academic e-mail address
• Credit card information
If an instructor purchases an examination copy and the book is later adopted as a course text, the exam copy serves as the instructor's desk copy.
As an alternative to hardcopies, the e-book version can be previewed for 30 days free of charge.
International requests, except Canada, are limited to the e-book version.
Desk copies: College and university instructors are entitled to one complimentary desk copy of any book adopted for course use if 10 or more copies have been ordered by the college bookstore and the instructor has not previously received a desk or examination copy.
Requestors must have a U.S. or Canadian address.
Linworth/Libraries Unlimited: Requests for desk copies of Linworth/Libraries Unlimited titles can be made by filling out the desk copy request form here.
ABC-CLIO, Greenwood, Praeger: Requests for desk copies from all other imprints can be done by completing the desk copy request form here.
Desk copies may also be requested by mail or fax, on departmental letterhead or on a standardized university desk copy request form, and should include the following information:• Title and ISBN of book
• Instructor's name
• Course title
• Semester and projected course enrollment
• Name of bookstore and date text order was placed
Requests may be mailed or faxed to:
PO Box 1911
Santa Barbara, CA 93116-1911
Desk copy orders cannot be placed by phone or e-mail.
Desk copies are provided at the discretion of ABC-CLIO.