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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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