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PTL Onboarding: Desk Copies

Books may be requested at your leisure. We recommend waiting to place desk copy requests until after your semester kick-off call, which will provide opportunity to ask course content questions, including questions regarding texts and other assigned readings. 

A few things to keep in mind when requesting desk copies:

  • Each publisher has a specific method to request desk copies, please refer to the by-publisher instructions below. 
  • Please allow 3-4 weeks for each desk copy to arrive.
  • Some publishers will only provide on desk copy per section taught, if you lose your desk copy, you may have to purchase the next one.
  • Should your assigned course get canceled, or should you withdraw, the SSW will provide you with a shipping label to return the book to the school. 

Common Information Needed to Secure Desk Copies

  • Your Rutgers email address
  • Full course number, including section number
  • Course title
  • Student enrollment number: 25
    • If the publisher requires a minimum above 25, then apply that number to your enrollments. 
  • Book information: author, publication year, book title, edition, and/or ISBN.
  • Bookstore information according to campus:
    • Camden: Rutgers University Bookstore - 601 Cooper St, Camden, NJ 08102; 856-968-1200
    • Newark: Rutgers University Bookstore - 42 Halsey St, Newark, NJ 07102; 848-445-2200
    • New Brunswick (including blended, online, and intensive weekend): Rutgers University Bookstore - 100 Somerset St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901; 732-246-8448
  • Some publishers only allow mailing to a university address. In this case, please contact:
    • Camden:​ Rutgers School of Social Work, 217 N. Sixth Street, Camden, NJ 08102
      • Contact Bijal Jobanputra or call 856-225-2855 to alert her of the desk copy delivery.  
    • Newark: Rutgers School of Social Work, Hill Hall 4th Floor, Suite 401, 360 Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, Newark, NJ 07102
      • Contact Malika Bennett or call 973-353-2769 to alert her of the desk copy delivery.  
    • New Brunswick : Rutgers School of Social Work, 120 Albany Street, Tower One- Suite 200, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
      • Contact Sheri Aguilar or call 848-932-5311 to alert her of the desk copy delivery. 

If you need to confirm any of this information, please contact Sheri Aguilar.

Allyn & Bacon (Pearson Education)

Direct Contact

Dennis Lee, Pearson Representative

 

Online Order

Looking for a printed copy of a title, visit Pearson's online catalog. Click the "Educator order info" button, and select "Request a printed copy" on the product page, then complete the online form. Your request will be sent to a Pearson representative for review and fulfillment. 

American Psychiatric Association

Direct Contact

Orders

Submit your desk copy request via fax to 202-403-3094 on SSW letterhead. Include the following information on the faxed request:

  • Title and Author of Publication
  • Course Title, Course Number, and Section
  • Number of Students Enrolled in the Course
  • Semester Offered
  • Name and Address of College or University Bookstore
  • Instructor Information
  • Full Name and Title
  • Address
  • Phone Number 
  • RU Email Address

Submit your desk copy request via email to orders@psych.org. The email should attach the same letterhead/information as needed for the faxed request. 

American Psychological Association

Online Order

  • Visit this link to request a desk copy online
  • Click on View Course Adoption Rules and Electronic Order Form (see image)
  • On the order form, select Request Desk Copy
  • You will only be able to enter a University shipping address for your books:
    • Camden:​ Rutgers School of Social Work, 217 N. Sixth Street, Camden, NJ 08102
      • Contact Bijal Jobanputra or call 856-225-2855 to alert her of the desk copy delivery.  
    • Newark: Rutgers School of Social Work, Hill Hall 4th Floor, Suite 401, 360 Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, Newark, NJ 07102
      • Contact Malika Bennett or call 973-353-2769 to alert her of the desk copy delivery.  
    • New Brunswick (including blended, online, and intensive weekend): Rutgers School of Social Work, 120 Albany Street, Tower One- Suite 200, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
      • Contact Sheri Aguilar or call 848-932-5311 to alert her of the desk copy delivery.  

Basic Books

Online Order

  • Visit this link to request a desk copy online
  • Search by ISBN, title, or author. Select the book you would like to request, and make sure paperback or hardcopy is selected in the drop down menu.
  • Click on Request Desk Copy and complete the online order form. 
  • You will only be able to enter a University shipping address for your books:
    • Camden:​ Rutgers School of Social Work, 217 N. Sixth Street, Camden, NJ 08102
      • Contact Bijal Jobanputra or call 856-225-2855 to alert her of the desk copy delivery.  
    • Newark: Rutgers School of Social Work, Hill Hall 4th Floor, Suite 401, 360 Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, Newark, NJ 07102
      • Contact Malika Bennett or call 973-353-2769 to alert her of the desk copy delivery.  
    • New Brunswick (including blended, online, and intensive weekend): Rutgers School of Social Work, 120 Albany Street, Tower One- Suite 200, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
      • Contact Sheri Aguilar or call 848-932-5311 to alert her of the desk copy delivery.  

For titles without a desk/exam copy option, please email your requests to academic@hbgusa.com and include the following information:

  • 10- or 13-digit ISBN
  • Title and author
  • Name of course and enrollment (enter 25 if not confirmed)
  • Institutional/Rutgers mailing address by campus

Brookes Publishing

Online Order

Visit Brookes Publishing's online order form here. Follow the steps below to complete their form:

  • Email: your Rutgers email address
  • Office number: 848-932-5311
  • Institution address: Rutgers School of Social Work, 120 Albany Street, Tower One- Suite 200, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
  • At the bottom of the page, select YES when asked if the desk copy should be delivered to an alternate address and enter your home/work address of choice. 

Cengage

Direct Contact

Danielle Mardis, Associate Learning Consultant

Charles C. Thomas, Publisher

Online Order

  • Visit this link to view the online request form. 
  • Under instructor information, enter your preferred mailing address. 
  • Under bookstore information, enter one of the following addresses based on where you are teaching. If you are teaching an online, blended, or Intensive Weekend course, please use the New Brunswick bookstore address. 
    • Camden: Rutgers University Bookstore- 601 Cooper St, Camden, NJ 08102
    • Newark: Rutgers University Bookstore- 42 Halsey St, Newark, NJ 07102
    • New Brunswick: Rutgers University Bookstore- 100 Somerset St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Columbia University Press (Ingram Academic Services)

Direct Contact

E: coursematerials@columbiauniversitypress.com

Online Order

Ingram Academic Services processes all desk copy requests for Columbia University Press.

  • Visit the Ingram Academic Services website here
  • Find the title you'd like to request by searching the ISBN or author, and select "Request Desk Copy"
  • When prompted to register for an account, use your Rutgers email address
  • Under course enrollment, enter 25
  • Under bookstore information, enter one of the following addresses based on where you are teaching. If you are teaching an online, blended, or Intensive Weekend course, please use the New Brunswick bookstore address. 
    • Camden: Rutgers University Bookstore- 601 Cooper St, Camden, NJ 08102
    • Newark: Rutgers University Bookstore- 42 Halsey St, Newark, NJ 07102
    • New Brunswick: Rutgers University Bookstore- 100 Somerset St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Companion Press

Online Order

 

Feminist Press

Online Order

First Mariner Books (Houghton)

Direct Contact

Online Order

  • Visit the online request form here
  • Enter 25 for expected enrollment
  • Under bookstore information, enter one of the following addresses based on where you are teaching. If you are teaching an online, blended, or Intensive Weekend course, please use the New Brunswick bookstore address. 
    • Camden: 856-968-1200
    • Newark: 848-445-2200
    • New Brunswick: 732-246-8448

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books

Direct Contact

Guildford

Orders

  • Submit desk copy requests via email to orders@guilford.com, or call 800-365-7006, ext. 1. Include or be prepared to provide the following information:
    • Title and Author of Publication
    • Course Title, Course Number, and Section
    • Number of Students Enrolled in the Course
    • Semester Offered
    • Instructor Information
    • Full Name and Title
    • Address
    • Phone Number 
    • RU Email Address
  • You will only be able to enter a University shipping address for your books:
    • Camden:​ Rutgers School of Social Work, 217 N. Sixth Street, Camden, NJ 08102
      • Contact Bijal Jobanputra or call 856-225-2855 to alert her of the desk copy delivery.  
    • Newark: Rutgers School of Social Work, Hill Hall 4th Floor, Suite 401, 360 Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, Newark, NJ 07102
      • Contact Malika Bennett or call 973-353-2769 to alert her of the desk copy delivery.  
    • New Brunswick (including blended, online, and intensive weekend): Rutgers School of Social Work, 120 Albany Street, Tower One- Suite 200, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
      • Contact Sheri Aguilar or call 848-932-5311 to alert her of the desk copy delivery.  

John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Direct Contact

  • Customer Service, 800-225-5945

Jones & Bartlett Learning

Direct Contact

Jossey-Bass (Wiley Publisher)

Direct Contact

  • Customer Service, 800-225-5954 

Lippincott (Wolsters Kluwer)

Direct Contact

Jared Rubin, Medical Education Account Manager

Online Order

McGraw Hill

Direct Contact

  • 1-800-338-3987
    • You will need to provide the course number, title, and expected enrollment number (25).

Macmillian

Direct Contact

Online Order

  • Visit this link to request a desk copy online
  • Enter 25 when asked for class enrollment
  • You will only be able to enter a University shipping address for your books:
    • Camden:​ Rutgers School of Social Work, 217 N. Sixth Street, Camden, NJ 08102
      • Contact Bijal Jobanputra or call 856-225-2855 to alert her of the desk copy delivery.  
    • Newark: Rutgers School of Social Work, Hill Hall 4th Floor, Suite 401, 360 Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, Newark, NJ 07102
      • Contact Malika Bennett or call 973-353-2769 to alert her of the desk copy delivery.  
    • New Brunswick (including blended, online, and intensive weekend): Rutgers School of Social Work, 120 Albany Street, Tower One- Suite 200, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
      • Contact Sheri Aguilar or call 848-932-5311 to alert her of the desk copy delivery.  
  • Under bookstore information, enter one of the following addresses based on where you are teaching. If you are teaching an online, blended, or Intensive Weekend course, please use the New Brunswick bookstore address. 
    • Camden: Rutgers University Bookstore- 601 Cooper St, Camden, NJ 08102
    • Newark: Rutgers University Bookstore- 42 Halsey St, Newark, NJ 07102
    • New Brunswick: Rutgers University Bookstore- 100 Somerset St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

New Harbinger Publications

Direct Contact

Online Order

  • Visit this link to request a desk copy online
  • Enter 30 when asked for class enrollment
  • You will only be able to enter a University shipping address for your books:
    • Camden:​ Rutgers School of Social Work, 217 N. Sixth Street, Camden, NJ 08102
      • Contact Bijal Jobanputra or call 856-225-2855 to alert her of the desk copy delivery.  
    • Newark: Rutgers School of Social Work, Hill Hall 4th Floor, Suite 401, 360 Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, Newark, NJ 07102
      • Contact Malika Bennett or call 973-353-2769 to alert her of the desk copy delivery.  
    • New Brunswick (including blended, online, and intensive weekend): Rutgers School of Social Work, 120 Albany Street, Tower One- Suite 200, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
      • Contact Sheri Aguilar or call 848-932-5311 to alert her of the desk copy delivery.  

Nolo

Online Order

  • Visit the online order form here
  • Enter your Rutgers email address and SSW contact phone number: 848-932-5311
  • You will only be able to enter a University shipping address for your books:
    • Camden:​ Rutgers School of Social Work, 217 N. Sixth Street, Camden, NJ 08102
      • Contact Bijal Jobanputra or call 856-225-2855 to alert her of the desk copy delivery.  
    • Newark: Rutgers School of Social Work, Hill Hall 4th Floor, Suite 401, 360 Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, Newark, NJ 07102
      • Contact Malika Bennett or call 973-353-2769 to alert her of the desk copy delivery.  
    • New Brunswick (including blended, online, and intensive weekend): Rutgers School of Social Work, 120 Albany Street, Tower One- Suite 200, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
      • Contact Sheri Aguilar or call 848-932-5311 to alert her of the desk copy delivery.  

Oxford

Online Order

  • Search by book on this website and request an examination copy
  • To ship the book to a preferred address, check "use a different shipping address" when completing the order form

Pearson

Direct Contact

Dennis Lee, Pearson Representative

 

Online Order

Looking for a printed copy of a title, visit Pearson's online catalog. Click the "Educator order info" button, and select "Request a printed copy" on the product page, then complete the online form. Your request will be sent to a Pearson representative for review and fulfillment. 

Penguin Random House

Direct Contact

Online Order

  • Visit the online order form here
  • Enter your Rutgers email address and SSW contact phone number: 848-932-5311
  • You will only be able to enter a University shipping address for your books:
    • Camden:​ Rutgers School of Social Work, 217 N. Sixth Street, Camden, NJ 08102
      • Contact Bijal Jobanputra or call 856-225-2855 to alert her of the desk copy delivery.  
    • Newark: Rutgers School of Social Work, Hill Hall 4th Floor, Suite 401, 360 Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, Newark, NJ 07102
      • Contact Malika Bennett or call 973-353-2769 to alert her of the desk copy delivery.  
    • New Brunswick (including blended, online, and intensive weekend): Rutgers School of Social Work, 120 Albany Street, Tower One- Suite 200, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
      • Contact Sheri Aguilar or call 848-932-5311 to alert her of the desk copy delivery.  

Polity Press (Wiley Publishing)

Phone Order

  • Call 800-225-5945
  • Be prepared to provide the following information:
    • Title and Author of Publication
    • Course Title, Course Number, and Section
    • Number of Students Enrolled in the Course
    • Semester Offered
    • Instructor Information
    • Full Name and Title
    • Address (preferred shipping)
    • Phone Number 
    • RU Email Address
    • Rutgers bookstore information, enter one of the following addresses based on where you are teaching. If you are teaching an online, blended, or Intensive Weekend course, please use the New Brunswick bookstore address. 
      • Camden: Rutgers University Bookstore- 601 Cooper St, Camden, NJ 08102
      • Newark: Rutgers University Bookstore- 42 Halsey St, Newark, NJ 07102
      • New Brunswick: Rutgers University Bookstore- 100 Somerset St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Routledge

Direct Contact

Online Order

  • Visit the online order form here
  • Under bookstore information, enter one of the following addresses based on where you are teaching. If you are teaching an online, blended, or Intensive Weekend course, please use the New Brunswick bookstore address. 
    • Camden: Rutgers University Bookstore- 601 Cooper St, Camden, NJ 08102; 856-968-1200
    • Newark: Rutgers University Bookstore- 42 Halsey St, Newark, NJ 07102; 848-445-2200
    • New Brunswick: Rutgers University Bookstore- 100 Somerset St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901; 732-246-8448
  • Enter your Rutgers email address
  • Assistance for form-specific questions:
    • Are you the primary decision maker? "I am jointly responsible for choosing the textbook for my course."
    • When do you plan to make a decision? "Enter current date"
    • How many students in attendance? "25"

Rutgers University Press

Sage

Direct Contact

Spiegel & Grau

Online Order

Springer

Direct Contact

Mark Wenger, New Jersey Senior Sales Manager

Online Order

Thomson/ Brooks Cole

Direct Contact

Danielle Mardis, Associate Learning Consultant

University of Chicago

Desk copy requests must be mailed or faxed on letterhead. Include the name and enrollment of course, name of the bookstore who handles your textbook requirements. Send desk copy requests to fax: (800) 621-8476 or (773) 702-7212, or mail form to:

The University of Chicago Press
Chicago Distribution Center
11030 South Langley Ave.
Chicago, IL 60628 USA

 

*NO email requests are accepted by this publisher. 

University of California Press

Direct Contact

E: coursematerials@columbiauniversitypress.com

Online Order

Ingram Academic Services processes all desk copy requests for University of California Press

  • Visit the Ingram Academic Services website here
  • Find the title you'd like to request by searching the ISBN or author, and select "Request Desk Copy"
  • When prompted to register for an account, use your Rutgers email address
  • Under course enrollment, enter 25
  • Under bookstore information, enter one of the following addresses based on where you are teaching. If you are teaching an online, blended, or Intensive Weekend course, please use the New Brunswick bookstore address. 
    • Camden: Rutgers University Bookstore- 601 Cooper St, Camden, NJ 08102
    • Newark: Rutgers University Bookstore- 42 Halsey St, Newark, NJ 07102
    • New Brunswick: Rutgers University Bookstore- 100 Somerset St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Viking

Online Order

W.W. Norton & Company

Direct Contact

Online Instructions

  • Qualified instructors may request desk copies for most Norton books by selecting the "Request Exam Copy" button that appears in the shopping cart area on the book page. 

Westview Press

Online Order

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