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Cambridge textbooks: inspiring students to achieve

Cambridge textbooks deliver high quality teaching materials and learning solutions across a wide range of disciplines. Our textbooks and supplementary material enhance the classroom experience for instructors and the learning experience for students.

Our world class list of authors and wide range of subject areas make Cambridge University Press the clear choice for your textbook needs. Please follow the on-screen instructions to your right on how to order an examination copy.

Print review copies

Simply provide us with the contact information and course details and your request will be reviewed and authorized by your sales representative. Please allow for up to two weeks for delivery.

eReview copies

A growing number of textbooks published by Cambridge University Press are now available for review online.

Instead of waiting for a print exam copy, we are offering free access to available electronic versions of the textbook you are considering. If an electronic version is available for adoption review, this will be indicated on question 17 of the form below.

Simply provide us with the course details and your request will be reviewed and authorized by your sales representative. Once your request is approved you will receive an e-mail with login details to view the full textbook for a limited period of time from any computer with Internet access. (Please allow up to 48 hours for approval.)

Review copy policies

For Exam Copies (texts under consideration for adoption): Qualified college faculty may request up to three exam copies through this website for their course where a textbook change is being considered. Please fill out a separate form for each exam copy you request.

For Desk Copies (texts which have been adopted): One desk copy per adoption will be provided to instructors who have submitted a bookstore order for a Cambridge University Press title as a required text for their course. An additional desk copy may be provided for a second instructor or TA for multiple sections of over 25 students.

  • We will only supply electronic or print examination or desk copies to campus addresses.
  • We will only process those requests that contain a complete school address and course information.
  • Exam copies are sent at the discretion of Cambridge University Press and we reserve the right to decline requests without explanation

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Examination copy requests

Instructors are welcome to request free Examination copies of our textbooks provided they are to be considered for courses on which they could become set texts. All our textbooks have a 'Request Examination copy' button. Please note that books without a “request an Examination copy” link are not available to order.

You will be required to fill out an online request form which includes some mandatory fields to inform us about your course.

Please note:

  • Examination copies will not be dispatched to private addresses
  • Hardbacks will not be sent if there is a paperback available
  • Examination copy requests are closely monitored and no more than five titles will be sent to an individual in any calendar year

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