Inspection Copy & Desk Copy Requests

Is my request eligible as an inspection copy?

  • Request must be made by teaching staff responsible for setting core reading text
  • Book(s) must be considered for core reading for the course
  • An expectation that 10 copies will be ordered for the university library or bookshop should the book be adopted as a set text
  • No more than 3 requests may be made per semester
  • A commitment to provide feedback on the requested book(s) when the request has been granted. 

We are able to offer a discount to academics requesting titles for supplementary reading. 

Processing fees

There is a handling and postage fee for all granted print inspection copy requests which will be charged via payment request email.

£5.00 per book for academics in the UK

£7.00 per book for academics in Europe & RoW

Please complete the webform below to request an inspection copy.
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Please note submission of an inspection copy request is an agreement to complete a feedback form once the book has been received. We reserve the right to refuse further requests if feedback has not been given for earlier requests.