Academic Ordering

It’s easy to order Alexander Publishing desk or examination copies.

Desk copies are available for instructors who’ve placed a confirmed a confirmed written order. Alexander Publishing provides complimentary desk copies for instructors at accredited colleges and universities of any adopted required text. One desk copy is available per course with a minimum of ten copies ordered.  If the class size falls below ten, examination copies are available for purchase at a nominal cost.

Desk copies are for single titles only. Bundles are not available as desk copies.

Alexander Publishing cannot ship desk copies to residences: they must be mailed to you at your school.

All requests are subject to availability and approval.

Desk copies are available after the order has been received from the bookstore. For your desk copy please write sales at alexanderpublishing dot com.

Examination copies are available to college professors or instructors wanting to review titles for textbook adoption.

Examination copies are limited to 5 per teacher per school year and only one copy of any individual title can be ordered. All requests are subject to availability and approval. and requests must be mailed with a check or money orders (no cash) payable to Alexander University, Inc., or prepaid by credit card.

Please note that review copies are for single titles only and not bundles.

Please allow 2-4 weeks for delivery.

Please wait to order forthcoming titles until their month of publication.

  1. The fee for paperbacks (under $20.00) is $6.00 each plus shipping
  2. The fee for paperbacks (at or above $20.00) and all hardcovers is 50% off the retail price plus shipping

Two ways to order your examination copy
You can write us on college letterhead. Please include title, author, ISBN, course name/number, expected enrollment, complete school mailing address and your daytime telephone number.

Or, you can download and complete this PDF form and mail, e-mail or fax it to Alexander University (all the contact information is on the form).

Textbooks can be ordered two ways.

Through Ingram/Spring Arbor – Single title (non-bundled packages) Professional Orchestration and Worship Leader texts can be ordered through either Ingram or Spring Arbor.

Through Alexander Publishing – Any Alexander Publishing text can be ordered direct but requires pre-payment for all academic orders. When ordering direct, college bookstores have 60 days to return unsold titles, and they must be in resellable condition. The bookstore is given a credit to be applied to the next semester's ordering.

Because of reduced pricing, all Professional Orchestrationbundle packages can only be ordered through by the individual student and not through any bookstore, on or off campus, or online.

Please have your bookstore contact sales at truespec dot com for details.