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 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
Gray’s Inn House
127 Clerkenwell Road
London EC1R 5DB
United Kingdom

Trade/Bulk Orders & Enquiries

UK, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia & Latin America:


Tel: +44 (0)1767 604972

Fax: +44 (0)1767 601640

Australia, New Zealand & Pacific Rim


Tel: + 61 (0)2 8778 9999

Fax: +61 (0)2 8778 9944

Individual Orders   



Tel: +44 (0)20 7240 0856

Fax: +44 (0)20 7379 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.