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Academic Exam and Desk 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.

 

US Institutions

Canadian Institutions

Exam Copies

Examination copies are available to instructors seeking titles to review for adoption consideration through our distributor Random House, Inc. 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

Examination copies (a maximum of 6 titles per year) are available to college or university professors seeking titles to review for course adoption consideration. For all examination copy requests, please use the Random House online form with a credit card payment here. You may email us first at academictype@randomhouse.ca or call 905-624-0672 and ask for the academic department to check for price and availability. The charge for examination copies, to cover shipping and handling costs, is $5.00 plus GST for each book under $30.00. For books over $30.00, the charge is 50% of the book's retail price plus GST.

Exam copies will not be shipped to residences; they must be mailed in care of your institution.

If you cannot use the online examination copy order form, please provide credit card information (Visa or MasterCard) and send your order with payment (no cash please) to the following address:
Random House of Canada
2775 Matheson Blvd. East
Mississauga, Ontario
L4W 4P7
Attention: Academic Type - Examination Copy

Or you can fax your request to (905) 624-6217

If you would like to pay by cheque, please contact the Academic Department first at (905) 624-0672 or e-mail academictype@randomhouse.ca.

Desk Copies

Beacon Press is pleased to provide complimentary desk copies of any adopted text through our distributor Random House, Inc. 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.

Beacon Press is pleased to provide complimentary desk copies of any adopted text in Canada through our distributor Random House, Canada. One desk copy is available for every twenty copies ordered.To order Desk Copies online, click here. If you have any trouble using the online form you may send a request by fax or mail:

Mail your order to:
Random House of Canada
2775 Matheson Blvd. East
Mississauga, Ontario
L4W 4P7
Attention: Academic Desk Copy Request

Fax your request to Academic Desk Copy Request at (905) 624-6217 or email us at academictype@randomhouse.ca

Please include your name, telephone number, and full shipping address and also include the name or code number of the course you are teaching.

Download a printable order form for faxing or mailing. This file requires Adobe Reader.

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

 
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