For Educators

Request Examination and Desk Copies

We provide examination copies to faculty and other educators considering books for course adoption. After a book is adopted for course use and upon request, we provide complimentary desk copies for instructors.


To request an examination or desk copy, please provide the following information:

  • Book title and subtitle
  • Author(s) or editor(s)
  • Your name and title
  • College or university
  • Your preferred shipping address
  • Course title
  • Number of students
  • Course dates


Request examination and desk copies:

By email:

By fax: (410) 516-6998

By mail:

University of Washington Press / Desk & Exam Copies

c/o Hopkins Fulfillment Service

P.O. Box 50370

Baltimore, MD 21211-4370

Request Permissions for Classroom Use (Course Packs)

We partner with the Copyright Clearance Center to make select titles immediately available for educational use. For other requests to excerpt UW Press books in course packs or via electronic reserve, please contact our contracts and rights manager.

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