Desk Copy Policy

How to Make a Request

Once you have adopted a UNC Press book for a course and placed an order for 10 or more copies with your campus or local bookstore, you may request a free desk copy. Your request should include:

  • Name of the course
  • Approximate enrollment
  • Office telephone number and email address
  • Name of the bookstore who handles your textbook requirements

Where to Send Your Request

Longleaf Services
116 S. Boundary Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3808

FAX: 1-800-272-6817

UNC Press now offers professors free electronic desk copies

Most of our popular textbooks are now available as desk copies digitally—for free! You can view the full digital pages right in your browser.

To order an electronic desk copy, completely fill out and submit our Electronic Desk Copy Order Form.


If you have already requested a desk copy and would like to follow up on your request, or for general queries regarding orders, please contact Longleaf Services at 1-800-848-6224 or

If you have general questions about UNC Press desk or exam copy policies, please contact Dino Battista at or 919-962-0579.