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Request Desk and Exam Copies


This form may be used to submit desk and exam copy requests for all business units of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt™ Trade.

Before you submit your Desk/Exam Copy request, please note:

  • Trade books only, please. For K–12 or college textbooks, click here.
  • This form is for US orders only. For Canadian orders, please email
  • Desk Copies are for adopted required titles only and will not be sent until your bookstore has ordered the texts.
  • Exam copies are available to college professors or instructors seeking titles to review for adoption consideration. One free examination copy is available per instructor. Instructors may only order up to 10 exam copies in a given year.
  • Desk/Exam copies cannot be shipped to residences; they must be mailed in care of your institution.
  • All requests are subject to availability and approval.
  • All fields are required.
  • Book information (Title, Author, ISBN) can be obtained here.


1| Course Information


2| Copies Requested

ISBNs MUST be entered without dashes and you MUST enter the ISBN-13 digit number. ISBN-10 will not be accepted. Click here to locate the appropriate ISBN.


3| Shipping Information

I attest that all the above information is correct and that:

  • I am a faculty member of an accredited college/university OR a K–12 institution.
  • Desk Copies: I have not previously received a desk or complimentary copy of the text that I am requesting.
  • Exam Copies: I wish to consider these titles for possible course adoption, and I have not ordered more than 10 books in the previous twelve months.

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