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Desk and Exam Copy Requests

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Desk Copies

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is pleased to provide complimentary desk copies of any adopted required text for instructors at accredited colleges and universities. One desk copy is available for every twenty copies ordered. However, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt will honor requests with a minimum enrollment of ten students for seminars and graduate courses. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt cannot ship desk copies to residences: they must be mailed in care of your institution and to valid U.S. addresses only.

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Exam Copies

Complimentary examination copies are available to college professors or instructors seeking titles to review for adoption consideration. One free examination copy is available per instructor. Please note that the policies outlined below apply to U.S. institutions only.

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Please verify that HMH is the publisher of the requested title by entering the title or ISBN into the search field at the top of the page before submitting your request.

Requests for titles not published by HMH will not be processed.

Please allow 4-6 weeks for delivery; all requests are subject to approval and availability.


Desk copy requests may be submitted two ways:

Via the online order form 

  •  Use of this order form ensures the fastest processing of all requests.
  • Due to the volume of requests we receive, it is of utmost importance that, when filling out our online request form, you follow all explicit instructions. If your request fails to process due to insufficient information, unfortunately we do not have the resources to respond to everyone.

The most common reasons requests are unable to be processed or are delayed:

  • Omission of appropriate University, US street mailing address
  • Inappropriate ISBN format (Note that we accept only valid ISBN 13, free of hyphens and spacing. ex: 9780000000000) Please verify that you have the correct ISBN by entering it in the search bar at http://www.hmhbooks.com. The desired title/edition should be the only result. If this is not the case, then the ISBN is incorrect.
  • The title you are requesting may be out of print or not published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Verifying the ISBN on our website will also screen for this error.

We greatly appreciate your compliance with this process, as adherence to the designed system will insure that we can process all requests received.

You may also fax your request on university/college letterhead to 1-800-634-7568, but please allow additional processing time for faxed requests.

For questions or to check on the status of an order, e-mail trade.academic@hmhpub.com

Please verify the ISBN of the requested title through our website before submitting your request.

Requests for titles not published by HMH will not be processed.

For Cengage titles, visit: 
http://www.cengage.com/contact/ 

Desk copies cannot be requested via phone. 


Exam copy requests may be submitted two ways:

Via the online order form 

  • Use of this order form ensures the fastest processing of all requests.
  • Due to the volume of requests we receive, it is of utmost importance that, when filling out our online request form, you follow all explicit instructions. If your request fails to process due to insufficient information, unfortunately we do not have the resources to respond to everyone.

The most common reasons requests are unable to be processed or are delayed:

  • Omission of appropriate University, US street mailing address
  • Inappropriate ISBN format (Please note that we accept only valid ISBN 13, free of hyphens and spacing. ex: 9780000000000) Please verify that you have the correct ISBN at http://www.hmhbooks.com. The desired title/edition should be the result. If this is not the case, then the ISBN is incorrect.
  • The title you are requesting may be out of print or not published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Verifying the ISBN on our website will also screen for this error.

We greatly appreciate your compliance with this process, as adherence to the designed system will insure that we can process all requests received.

You may also fax your request on university/college letterhead to 1-800-634-7568, but please allow additional processing time for faxed requests.

For questions or to check on the status of an order, e-mail trade.academic@hmhpub.com

Examination copies cannot be requested via phone. Please note that you may only request up to 10 examination copies per year. 

Thank you so much for your time and interest,

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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