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McClelland & Stewart is pleased to provide desk copies of any adopted text. We encourage you to use the online form to submit your desk copy requests as they will be processed more quickly than fax or mail.

Requests will be processed as soon as possible, but please remember that books will not be shipped until you have placed an order with your bookstore and they have ordered the books from us.

Only one desk copy is available for every twenty copies of each title ordered for course use. To order Desk Copies online, click here.

Please note:
Desk copies cannot be sent until you have placed your book order with your university or local bookstore.

Desk copies will not be shipped to residences; they must be mailed in care of your institution. This form is for Canadian orders only. For the U.S. Academic request form please is located here.

Examination copies (a maximum of 6 titles per year) are available to college or university professors seeking titles to review for course adoption consideration. For all examination copy requests, please use our online form with a credit card payment here. You may email us first at or call 905-624-0672 and ask for the academic department to check for price and availability. The charge for examination copies, to cover shipping and handling costs, is $5.00 plus GST for each book under $30.00. For books over $30.00, the charge is 50% of the book's retail price plus GST.

If you cannot use the online examination copy order form, please provide credit card information (Visa or MasterCard) and send your order with payment (no cash please) to the following address:
Random House of Canada
2775 Matheson Blvd.
East Mississauga, Ontario
L4W 4P7
Attention: Academic Type - Examination Copy

Or you can fax your request to (905) 624-6217

If you would like to pay by cheque, please contact the Academic Department first at (905) 624-0672 or e-mail