EXAMINATION COPY POLICY

Professors may request examination copies of eligible books for consideration in their courses, with a limit of three titles per course, per semester. Written requests must include the following information: title(s) of book(s) to be considered, name of instructor, name(s) of course(s), when course(s) will be taught, and estimated student enrollment for each course. Examination copies are provided at the discretion of the University Press of Mississippi. Hardbacks will only be sent if there are no paperback versions of the selected title(s) available.

For University Press of Mississippi publications priced at the following amounts, please include the specified rate per book to cover the shipping and handling fee:

Books priced at $24.99 or less, submit $5.00 per book.

Books priced at $25.00-$39.99, submit $10.00 per book.

Books priced at $40.00 or more, submit $15.00 per book.

METHODS OF PAYMENT:

We accept checks or money orders made out to University Press of Mississippi OR credit card information (ie. type of card, name on card, account number, and expiration date) for a Visa, Mastercard, Discover, or American Express account.

DESK COPY POLICY

Professors may request complimentary desk copies of books which have been adopted and ordered for their courses. Written requests must include the following information: title(s) of book(s) adopted, name of instructor, name(s) of course(s), when course(s) will be taught, estimated student enrollment for each course, as well as the name and address of the bookstore where student copies were ordered. Desk copies are provided at the discretion of the University Press of Mississippi.

Mail requests to:
University Press of Mississippi
ATTN: Course Adoptions
3825 Ridgewood Road
Jackson, MS 39211-6492
Fax requests to: (601) 432-6217
or
E-mail requests to: press@ihl.state.ms.us
Any questions? Call (601) 432-6205.

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