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Requesting an Examination/Desk Copy

Each MIT Press textbook has a link called "Request Exam/Desk Copy." You will find this link below the book cover image on the lower left side of the book's title page. Please follow this link to our online request form. If you do not see an Exam/Desk Copy request link on the book's title page, contact your local textbook manager (below) for more information.

Please note that our textbook examination request policies vary according to location.

United States and Canada:
Examination copies are available at the discretion of the MIT Press to qualified instructors of appropriate courses. When making a request, please include course information, including course title, size, and level. We provide complimentary examination copies of up to two titles at one time (per semester).

For more information, contact:

Michelle Pullano
mpullano@mit.edu
617-253-3620
The MIT Press 
One Rogers Street
Cambridge, MA 02142 

UK, Continental Europe, Africa, Middle East, Israel, India and Pakistan:
Inspection copies are available at the discretion of The MIT Press to qualified instructors of appropriate courses for a period of 60 days, after which: the inspection copy may be retained as a desk copy if the book is to be adopted as the main course text (and the local bookstore will order 10 or more copies), or the inspection copy may be purchased at a 10% discount, or the inspection copy must be returned to us.

For more information, contact:

Judith Bullent
jbullent@mitpress.org.uk
011-44-20-3-463-2345
The MIT Press
Suite 2 1 Duchess Street
London W1W 6AN UK

Mexico, Caribbean, South and Central America, Australia, New Zealand, and Asia:
Examination copies are available at the discretion of The MIT Press to qualified instructors of appropriate courses for a period of 60 days. If not adopted as the main text (i.e. at least 10 copies purchased by local bookstore), you may either return the book or purchase the book at 10% discount. We accept payment by VISA, MasterCard, American Express or by a cheque in U.S. dollars drawn on a U.S. bank. A DESK copy is available when at least 10 copies have been adopted for a course. Your order for a free desk copy should be placed by the bookseller who is ordering the texts for your course.

For more information, contact:

Erika Valenti 
erikav@mit.edu
617-258-0582
The MIT Press
One Rogers Street
Cambridge, MA 02142 USA