Exam copy requests are for instructors considering a book as a required textbook for a course. Once approved, you will receive your book in 2-3 weeks. (Special requests for expedited shipping should be given in the comment field with explanation.)


For questions about requesting eBook desk and examination copies for faculty, as well as eTextbook rental for students, visit our CourseSmart page.


If you have already adopted a title, please use the Desk Copy Request form.

If you'd like a Custom Book, including combining chapters from more than one Springer Publishing book, please contact us. We're here to help!


CourseSmart is a website that provides e-book desk and examination copies to faculty, as well as eTextbook rental for students. Springer Publishing has chosen to partner with CourseSmart to provide faculty e-book desk and exam copies for these reasons:

  • Easy to use and no prior experience with e-books necessary
  • Free for faculty
  • No existing CourseSmart account is necessary, and first-time access of desk and exam copies is simple and painless

Please note that any book available on CourseSmart is also available in print form like all our books.

Please send the following textbook for review:

13-digit ISBN (required)*



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Book will be shipped to the instructor listed below.

Instructor First Name*
Instructor Last Name*

Academic Title/Position*

University or College Name*

Street Address*



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Instructor's E-mail*

Administrator/Assistant First Name
(if applicable)
Administrator/Assistant Last Name
(if applicable)
Administrator/Assistant's Email
(if applicable)

Course Name*
Course Number*

Course Enrollment*
Annual Enrollment*
Textbook decision date: (if exact date is not known, please enter best approx. date)
Course start date (if exact date is not known, please enter best approx. date)
Current Text in use*

What best describes your purpose for requesting the book today?*

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