Beacon Press: Desk and Examination Copies
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Desk and Examination Copies

Examination copies of Beacon Press books for course adoption and Freshman Year Experience programs are available through our distributor, Random House. See below for ordering details.

Exam Copies

Examination copies are available to instructors seeking titles to review for adoption consideration through Random House Academic Services. The charge for examination copies is $3.00 per title for paperbacks under $20.00 and one-half the cover price for hardcovers and paperbacks at or over $20.00.

Examination copies may be ordered from Random House online with a credit card using the form provided here.

Written requests must be made on college letterhead stating the name and ISBN of the title. Make checks or money orders (no cash) payable to Random House, Inc. Examination copies are limited to ten per teacher per school year and can only be mailed to valid U. S. addresses.

Please send all written requests to:
Random House Academic Marketing
1745 Broadway, 20-2
New York, NY 10019

Instructors at Canadian Institutions: Click here for infromation on ordering examination copies or email academictype@penguinrandomhouse.com

Desk Copies

Beacon Press is pleased to provide complimentary desk copies of any adopted text through Random House Acaemic Services. One desk copy is available for every twenty copies ordered. Random House does not ship desk copies to residences: they must be mailed in care of your institution. Please include your expected enrollment and the name of the bookstore at which the text has been ordered. All requests are subject to availability and approval.

Desk copies may be ordered from Random House online using the form provided here.

Instructors at Canadian Institutions: Click here for infromation on ordering examination copies or email academictype@penguinrandomhouse.com

If you have any questions about using a Beacon Press title in one of your courses, please email bpexam@beacon.org.