Resources For Instructors

Request a Desk or Examination Copy

1. Browse for your book on this website or use the search box.

2. On the book’s web page, click on the “REQUEST DESK COPY” button (located below add to cart).
3. Sign in or create a new account. All users must create a new account who have not registered since September 2, 2014. After creating your account, an email will be sent to your email address for you to verify.
4. Once registered, complete the request form, and submit. Upon approval, a desk or examination copy will be shipped to you.

Request Desk Copy button on book web pages

For assistance, please send an email to

Springer Publishing Company offers examination/desk copies to instructors in a choice of print or eBook formats. We have chosen to partner with CourseSmart, a website that provides eBook versions of texts to faculty, as well as eTextbook rental for students. To learn more about the Springer Publishing Company and CourseSmart partnership, please visit our CourseSmart page.


Textbook Custom Solutions and Quantity Sales

Springer Publishing Company is pleased to provide discounts for bulk orders of textbooks for staff development and customized textbook solutions to best fit your program or course needs. We can provide:

  • Print and electronic textbook bundles
  • Custom publications in print, electronic, and mobile formats
  • Faculty and bulk discounts for professional development
  • Customized text recommendations for your course or curriculum

If you are interested in exploring any of the above options, contact our textbook team at


Contact a Representative

For fastest service, please use the examination or desk copy forms described and linked above. For help finding a textbook for your course or curriculum, or any other textbook questions contact our textbook team at

Jill Ferguson
Senior Textbook Manager

Dan Baron
Textbook Representative