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Desk Copies


Desk Copy Requests

(updated 2/8/2012)

College professors located in the United States are entitled to one (1) desk copy of each adopted title (maximum: 3 titles) per calendar year.

The details:

  • There will be a charge of $7.95US per requested book (a maximum of 3 books) to cover shipping and handling in the United States.
  • Limited to 1 copy per title per calendar year per college/university.
  • No residential delivery.
  • If a requested book includes a CD-ROM, the charge will be $10.00US for that book.
  • Standard delivery is 10-15 business days following payment. Expedited shipping is available at an additional cost.
  • SHRM reserves the right to decline any request.

To approve your desk copy request, please mail or fax your request, on school letterhead, to:

Manager, Book Publishing

Society for Human Resource Management

1800 Duke Street

Alexandria, VA 22314

Fax: 703-535-6468


The following information needs to be included for each adopted title:


Bookstore Name:

Adoption Order Information (Purchase Order # and/or who the Bookstore ordered from):


Professor Name:

School Address:

Office Telephone Number:






ISBN or SHRMStore Item #:

Course Name and Number:


The next semester the course is being offered:

Current book(s) being used:


If your desk copy request is approved you will be contacted to provide credit card information. Do not send cash or check.

Note: If you are requesting books that the SHRMStore distributes (item # starts with 48) or that SHRM copublished with other publishers, you will need to contact the publisher about their desk copy policy.

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