Exam Copies

Examination copies are available to college professors or instructors seeking titles to review for future course adoption. 

How to obtain an examination copy:

  • Requests must be submitted to academic@larkbooks.com from an official university or institution’s e-mail address. Please do not submit phone or fax orders.
  • On your submission, please submit 13 digit ISBN, title and author/editor of the book in question.
  • All requests must include the following:
    • instructor’s name
    • university address
    • phone number
    • course name and season taught
    • expected enrollment and decision date
  • There is a maximum of ten requests per teacher per school year.
  • FLAT FEE – $10.00 per hardcover/$6.00 per paperback. Fee includes shipping. We can accept checks made payable to Sterling Publishing. Checks should be mailed to: Sterling Publishing. ATTN: CV/Academic Marketing Dept., 387 Park Avenue South, 5th floor, New York, NY 10016. Credit Card orders are also accepted, Visa, Master Card, American Express, and Discover. On your e-mail request, please include your credit card account number, expiration date and security code located on the back of the card.
  • If your requested book is out of print or current stock, the order will not be processed and you will be notified of such within 3 weeks of request receipt. Please note at this time, we only accept requests for those universities in the United States or Canada. All requests are subject to approval. Pending availability, please allow 4-6 weeks for us to process your request fully.

Desk Copies

Sterling is pleased to provide desk copies of any adopted title. One desk copy is available per single order of 20 or more copies of an adopted, required text.

  • Requests must be submitted to academic@larkbooks.com from an official university or institution’s e-mail address. Please do not submit phone or fax orders. Orders will only be shipped to a verified university address.
  • On your desk copy submission, please submit 13 digit ISBN, title and author/editor of the book in question.
  • All requests are subject to approval. Pending availability, please allow 4-6 weeks for us to process your request fully.
  • To execute desk copy request, please provide us with the following:
    • course name and season taught
    • expected enrollment
    • expected decision date
    • indication whether text will be recommended or required
    • participating bookstore information including phone number and/or proof of wholesale order. An invoice number for an order can be accepted.