Request Exam (or Desk) Copy

Professors and curriculum developers, if you are seriously considering a Baker Academic title as a required textbook for your class, you are welcome to request a complimentary exam copy via this process (US only).

Desk Copies: If you are already using one of our books for your class and need a copy for your own reference, you may also request it via this process.

International Requests: Please contact one of our international distributors.

Electronic Exam Copy: If you need an electronic exam or desk copy, please email us at

Review or Media Copy: If you are seeking a media review copy for a journal review, podcast interview, etc., please use this form.

Instructor Account Verification Required

If this is your first request or it has been two years since we verified your account, we need to verify your employment as an instructor before sending a complimentary exam or desk copy. You will be able to track exam and desk copy requests as well as book purchases through your account. Your verification request will be confirmed within one to three business days.

You will be asked to verify your account with either
1. A link to your faculty web page
2. A document that proves educator status (business card, faculty ID, etc.)

Terms & Conditions

  • Exam copies are limited to one copy per title, per professor.
  • Free exam copies are limited to US instructors only.
  • They are reserved for instructors with a class size of 10 or more.
  • Exam copy requests should include no more than 3 books per class.
  • Instructors are limited to 12 combined exam AND desk copies per calendar year.
  • Exam and desk copies are limited to titles with a list price less than $79.99.
  • Exam copies will be mailed with instructions about adoption reporting.
  • Requests are fulfilled at our discretion and are subject to approval.
  • We reserve the right to decline a request.
  • Exceptions to the terms above may be considered, but they must be communicated first before the request is fulfilled.