Examine and Adopt

We offer a free 30-day examination period for the current edition of most of our textbooks. You can request an exam or desk copy directly from us, using the instructions below, or request access from our partners, RedShelf and VitalSource to sample and adopt the textbook of your choice.

The complimentary desk copy is provided to adopting instructors as part of an inclusive access adoption, or that 10 or more copies of the book will be purchased by students in the course.

To request an exam copy:

  1. Visit the Request Exam Copy webform.
  2. Submit the webform. You will receive free access to the eBook for a 30-day examination period. No teaching materials are included with exam copies.
  3. If you do not wish to adopt the book for your course, do nothing. Access to the exam copy terminates automatically after 30 days.

To adopt a textbook:

  1. Visit the Adopt a Book webform.
  2. Fill out the webform.
  3. Select the format (paperback or eBook) for your free desk copy.
  4. Click Submit. You will receive a confirmation email that contains a link to download teaching materials.
Textbook adoption includes:

Desk Copy: Choose paperback or eBook format.

Teaching Materials: Materials include slide presentations, a sample syllabus, and test banks with answer keys. Some titles also include individual and class activities, projects, case studies and discussion questions, and where available, audio or video podcasts. Please follow the steps to adopt a textbook to receive the download link.

Bookstore Discounts: University bookstores are eligible to receive a discount up to 20% for in-store stock. Contact us to receive the discount code.