If you have placed an adoption order, please use our online form to request your desk copy.
Use our Site Search to find the book title page you are interested in. Click on the link in red on the right hand side of the page that says “Request a desk copy”. This will take you to our request form.
To find out if an examination copy is available for the title you are interested in, please browse or search for that title and go to the book's product page. If an examination copy is available for a title, you will see a link on the right of the page under "FOR PROFESSORS" with a link to "Request a desk or examination copy" taking you to our online examination request form.
If the title you are interested in does not show a "Request a desk or examination copy" link, please follow these instructions.
If you have any questions or concerns about your request, please contact us.
If you are a teacher, instructor, or professor who is considering using a UC Press book for your course, you may request an examination copy online by following the instructions above. These copies are licensed and may not be sold or transferred to a third party.
Once you have submitted a valid exam copy request, we will send you a 60 day examination copy for review. Should you adopt the book and place an order for ten or more copies, no payment will be due. If you do not adopt the book, an invoice will be generated at 30% off list price or you may return the book and have the invoice canceled. Books must be returned in saleable condition with original invoice information.
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VitalSource E-Book Examination Copies
UC Press is happy to provide e-book exam copies for your review from our partners at VitalSource. You may select an e-exam copy during your online exam copy request.
Upon verification, UC Press will send you an email with a redemption code to review your e-exam copy through VitalSource Bookshelf®. The Bookshelf platform allows you to access your books three ways: download, online, and mobile. You will have 365 days to review your e-exam copy and you do not need to purchase or return it to us.
You can find step-by-step instructions for installing Bookshelf apps online: https://support.vitalsource.com/hc/en-us.
If you have any questions or issues with your request, please contact us.
If you have adopted a UC Press title for use in a course, please submit your desk copy request using our online form. A complimentary desk copy will be provided to a professor when 10 or more new books are ordered for course use. Additional desk copies are available for every 20 new copies ordered by your bookstore. Hardcover copies will be provided only when paperback is not available.
If a book appears to have possibilities for course use, we will consider requests for inspection copies submitted on official school letterhead. Requests should be limited to no more than three titles and provide the details of the course, number of students, start date, etc.
Please direct your inspection copy requests to:
University of California Press
Attn: Lois Edwards
c/o John Wiley & Sons
LEC 1 - New Era Estate
Oldlands Way, Bognor Regis
West Sussex, PO22 9SA
Or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have already recommended our book for student study, we will supply a free desk/teaching copy on receipt of your confirmation of course details - reference, number of students, start date - plus a copy of your instructions for a bookstore order (min 5 copy). Apply on faculty letterhead and to the address as shown above for Inspection copies.
Should you wish to purchase the book, refer to the ordering information.
We provide inspection copies to lecturers to assess suitability for textbook use for suitable courses, on the understanding that a completed Inspection Feedback is completed within 60 days of supply, this will be sent with the book and is available online. Inspections requests can be sent to Footprint Books the Australasia agents below who will supply and monitor adoption activities, alternatively order your inspection copy here and we will forward the request to Footprint Books.
Please direct your inspection copy requests to:
Footprint Books Pty Ltd
1/6A Prosperity Parade
NSW 2102, Australia
Tel: (+61) 02 99973973
Fax: (+61) 02 99973185
If you have adopted a UC Press title for use in a course, please submit your desk copy request direct to Footprint Books. A complimentary desk copy will be provided to a professor when 10 or more new books are ordered for course use. Additional desk copies are available for every 20 new copies ordered by your bookstore. Hardcover copies will be provided only when paperback is not available.