How can I get an exam or desk copy?

The Part-TimePress provides exam and desk copies of books to customers preparing to place an order for 20 or more copies of a title (a bulk order). We also provide exam or desk copies to instructors and administrators considering the use of a Part-Time Press title for one or more courses. To order an exam or desk copy, please contact Customer Service at 734-930-6854 during regular business hours (EST) Monday-Friday or fill out our Desk Copy Request Form. You will be notified by email when your request has been approved.


Ordering books from We can ship to virtually any address in North America.

Shipping to the UK, Europe, Asia, Middle East, Africa and Australia

Book orders placed by customers in the UK, Europe, Asia, Middle East, Africa and Australia are handled by our distributor the Eurospan Group.

Eurospan Group

3 Henrietta Street
London WC2E 8LU
United Kingdom

Trade/Bulk Orders & Enquiries

tel: +44 (0) 1767 604972
fax: +44 (0) 1767 601640


Individual Orders

For Further Information:
tel: +44  (0) 20 3286 24202
fax: +44 (0) 207 379 0609


Delivery Time

When you place an order with, we will estimate shipping and delivery dates for you, based on the availability of your items and the shipping options you choose. Once you have placed your order, you will be able to see both shipping and delivery date estimates in the order confirmation e-mail and in the relevant order summary in Your Account.

Calculating Cost

Shipping costs for orders from depend upon the methods and options you choose. If you choose to group items into as few shipments as possible, you will be charged for one regular per-shipment fee, as well as a per-item fee for each item in that shipment. If you choose to ship items as soon as they become available, we will charge you full per-shipment fees for each shipment as well as a per-item fee for each item. Please also note that the shipping rates for the books we sell are weight-based. To reflect the policies of the shipping companies we use, all weights will be rounded up to the next full pound.


Our Returns Policy

We cannot accept returns of certain items, including:

  • Any item that is returned more than 30 days after delivery.
  • Any book, unless damaged during shipping.