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Academic Inspection and Desk Copies - North America

Thank you for your interest in Kogan Page books for your course. Please find further information below to request eInspection and desk copies.

I’m considering a book for course adoption.   

Kogan Page is pleased to provide complimentary inspection copies to instructors considering a text for course adoption from accredited colleges or universities. In return, we ask that you complete a feedback form within 30 days of receiving your copy.

Inspection copies will be provided in electronic format via the KorText platform valid for 365 days. You will need to register for a free KorText account to be able to access electronic copies. 

How do I request an inspection copy? 

Please register for a Kogan Page account and check  ‘Request an Academic Account’ at the bottom of the form. We will email you within two working days to confirm that your account has been approved.

If you have already registered, please log-in, visit the book’s product page, and click the ‘Request Inspection Copy’ button.

If your request meets our Terms and Conditions below, a link to the electronic copy on the KorText platform will be delivered via email within two working days. 

I’ve already chosen a title for course adoption.

Thank you for choosing a Kogan Page title for your course!

We are happy to provide a complimentary desk copy once you confirm the text has been adopted for a course of 12 or more students. Please complete our Desk Copy Request Form so that we can review your request.

Frequently Asked Questions 

Q. Are inspection copies, evaluation copies and desk copies the same thing?
A. No – inspection and evaluation copies are used when deciding to adopt a text for a course. A desk copy will be provided free of charge to the instructor upon proven adoption.

Q. Is my inspection copy completely free of charge?
A. Yes – we offer inspection copies as a free service to verified instructors who are teaching or preparing for classes with a minimum of 12 students and fill out our online feedback form after receiving their copy.

Q. Are inspection copies available for every book?
A. No – we offer inspection copies for books that are likely to be used for teaching. If you do not see the ‘Request Inspection Copy’ button on the right-hand side of the product page, then the title is not available for inspection. If you believe that the book is highly likely to be used for your course, then please contact us with the full title and ISBN.

Q. Where can I find the supporting resources for my title?
A. Not all books have supporting resources. When they are available, supporting resources are located on the book's product page. If the book does have supporting resources, then you will see a 'View Resources' button on the right-hand side of the page and you will be redirected to fill out a form requesting your name and affiliation. If the 'View Resources' button does not appear, then there are no supporting materials for that particular book.

Q. My inspection copy hasn’t arrived!
A. We are unable to send inspection copies before the date of publication.

You will receive your electronic inspection copy within two business days of requesting an account with us. You may need to check your email account's bulk or junk mail folder. If the book has not yet published, then you can expect to receive it within one week after publication.


Terms and Conditions

Inspection/Evaluation copies are not available for every title. We reserve the right to refuse a request for an inspection copy. You must teach 12 or more students in your course to qualify for a copy. Kogan Page reserves the right to change the format (print/ebook) of the book you receive. For desk copies, Kogan Page will ship to a verified college or university address. If online feedback is not provided within 30 days, Kogan Page reserves the right to invoice you or deny further requests for inspection copies. By requesting a complimentary inspection copy, you are agreeing for Kogan Page to contact you to obtain feedback and confirmation that you will be using the book, to recommend similar titles and to provide additional information about our products.