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.
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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.
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