Requesting an Examination Copy for Courses in the US and Canada
Professors who agree to our Examination Policy may request an Examination Copy of a text for a course they teach or are currently slated to teach through this website.
University Science Books Examination
Professors who adopt the requested text for their course may keep the examination copy as their complimentary desk copy. If the book is not adopted, professors agree that they will either return the examination copy, or purchase it at a 15% academic discount.
The request to receive your examination copy must include the following info:
Your name and academic shipping address, including street address for UPS or US Mail delivery
Your email address
Name and Email of examining/adopting professor if you are requesting on his or her behalf
Name of textbook to be examined
Name and number of course for which the book will be considered
Date the course is offered
Anticipated number of students
Has this text already been adopted? Yes or No?
Name of the textbook used previously
The above info should be emailed to:
address for examination copies of books that have not been adopted is:
University Science Books
20 Edgehill Road
Mill Valley, CA 94941
*Desk copies are shipped via US Postal Service
Media Mail from our
warehouse in Dulles, VA. Delivery is usually within 1 week but can
take up to 2 weeks from the time you order for Domestic USA. Shipments
to Canada take a bit longer. Please contact us directly if you are in
a rush for your desk copy.