Exam, Desk, and Review Copies
You may request an Exam, Desk, or Review copy of a title by searching for that title on the Fortress Press Site. Use the drop down menu found on each catalog and book's page. Click on the icon to the right of the drop down menu for help.
Request an Exam copy if you are a professor considering adopting a title for your course.
Request a Desk copy if you are a professor and have already adopted the title for your course.
Request a Review copy if you are a member of the media and want to publish a review of the title.
Examination Policy at a Glance
Fortress Press offers complimentary examination copies of our survey textbooks.
All other titles are available at a 50% discount.
Shipping of all examination and desk copies is complimentary.
See below for details.
Fortress Press Examination Policy
Fortress Press invites professors to examine our titles for classroom use in courses with an enrollment of 10 or more students. All Fortress Press titles are available on a 60 day examination basis.
We are proud to offer complimentary copies of our survey textbooks. For a list of these titles, please click here. Your examination copy of a survey textbook will arrive at no charge. Shipping of these examination copies is complimentary.
All Other Titles (Non Survey Textbooks)
All other Fortress Press titles, with the exception of those noted below, are available for examination for classroom use at a 50% discount. An invoice reflecting the 50% discount will be mailed separately on the date the book is shipped. Shipping of these examination copies is complimentary.
If within 60 days of the book's ship date you decide to adopt the book for your course, please contact the appropriate Textbook Adoption Consultant as indicated below. Your examination copy will then become complimentary. A credit memo will be sent acknowledging the cancellation of your invoice.
If you decide not to adopt the book you may either pay the invoice reflecting the 50% discount or return the book in saleable condition. Returned books should include a copy of your invoice and be shipped by secure, prepaid, traceable method to:
Augsburg Fortress Distribution Center
4001 Gantz Road, Suite E
Grove City, OH 43123
(Titles not available for examination at the 50% discount are Hermeneia volumes, select Bibles, and resources available only in CD-ROM format.)
Desk Copy Requests
If you have already adopted a Fortress Press title and seek a desk copy, please indicate that on your request. Desk copies of adopted titles are complimentary. Shipping of desk copies is complimentary.
Requests Outside the United States
We serve our customers outside of the United States and Canada by a network of international distributors.
Please direct your request to the distributor in your area.
For a list of these distributors
We reserve the right to refuse any examination copy request. Single copies only, please.
Textbook Adoption Consultant
The Fortress Press Consulting Service assists professors throughout the United States with course needs and available resources. Please contact our Adoption Consultant, Pamela Johnson, at (800) 426-0115 ext. 146 or firstname.lastname@example.org