Requesting Exam/Desk Copies

Contents:

  1. How can I request a desk or exam copy of an eBook or print book? How long does the exam period last?
  2. Who is my school's Account Manager?
  3. I was sent an eBook exam or desk copy, but I am having trouble with the download, or the download link expired.
  4. I ordered an exam copy through Bloomsbury Fashion Central. Where do I go to submit my feedback?
  5. I received an extra book, or I have decided not to adopt the text. Do I have to return my desk/exam copy?
  6. Can I get a free trial?

1. How can I request a desk or exam copy of an eBook or print book? How long does the exam period last?

eBooks:

To request a desk/exam copy of an eBook, please first create an account on Bloomsbury Fashion Central. Then visit the specific book’s webpage on the platform, select the eBook + STUDIO option and in the instructor’s module on the right hand side of the page, please select ‘exam/inspection copy’. Upon approval by your Fairchild Books Account Manager, you should expect to receive your complimentary print copy for adoption consideration in 7 – 10 business days. Access to digital exam copies is for 90 days; once a book is adopted, instructors may notify their Account Manager who can grant perpetual access. Please note that access is granted at the discretion of the sales team.

Print books:

To request a desk/exam copy of a print book, please first create an account on Bloomsbury Fashion Central. Then visit the specific book’s webpage on the platform, select the paperback + STUDIO or hardback + STUDIO  option and in the instructor’s module on the right hand side of the page, please select ‘exam/inspection copy’.  Upon approval by your Fairchild Books Account Manager, you should expect to receive your complimentary print copy for adoption consideration in 7 – 10 business days.

2. Who is my school's Account Manager?

Listed below are our Account Managers by state.

California, Hawaii, Nebraska, New York 
Colin Kinnaly
Tel: 212-419-5354
Colin.Kinnaly@bloomsbury.com

Delaware, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Virginia
Stacey George
Tel: 212-419-5299
Stacey.George@bloomsbury.com

Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Michigan, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oregon, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming
John Stolen
Tel: 212-419-5402
John.Stolen@bloomsbury.com

Alaska, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Kansas, Maine, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Vermont, West Virginia
Kayla Kinard
Tel: 212-419-5306
Kayla.Kinard@bloomsbury.com 

Outside Americas
To inquire about adoption opportunities Outside the Americas, contact us at fairchildbooksBFCUK@bloomsbury.com.

3. I was sent an eBook exam or desk copy, but I am having trouble with the download, or the download link expired.

To report difficulty with a download or download link, please contact our customer service. If your download link expired, please contact your Account Manager.

4. I ordered an exam copy through Bloomsbury Fashion Central. Where do I go to submit my feedback?

You may submit your feedback directly to your Account Manager or you may submit feedback on Bloomsbury Fashion Central in the “My Course Materials” section.

5. I received an extra book, or I have decided not to adopt the text. Do I have to return my desk/exam copy?

You may continue to keep the book and use it as reference or share with a colleague who may find it useful for his or her course.

6. Can I get a free trial?

You may request access to STUDIO resources or exam copies of specific titles by contacting your Account Manager directly or by submitting a request on the particular book’s webpage. You may try using the content in your course to determine if it is best suited for adoption.

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