Textbook examination copies

Springer Nature provides e-inspection book samples for instructors and lecturers at recognized academic institutions. Users must register and give some information about their courses. The book’s page on springer.com indicates whether it is considered a textbook and may have a link to request an instructor’s copy.


The purpose of sampling (inspection copies) is only to give instructors an idea if the book is suitable for course usetherefore, the majority of titles have the complete books in an online reader with Digital Rights Management (DRM) and a time-limitation of 30 days. 

If you would like to access an instructor's textbook examination copy for your class go to https://www.springer.com and then check for the ‘Services for this Book’ under the Buy Box on the right hand side of the book's product page. You will either see Request Instructor's Textbook Exam Copy or Request eBook Instructor Sample:

You can also click on this link for instructions on how to submit a request for an instructor’s Textbook Exam Copy.

If there is no “Instructor’s Copy” listed then unfortunately we do not offer an examination copy for that title.

If you require further assistance, or have any other concerns, please contact us at: textbooks@springernature.com

Note: If you are interested in Macmillan Learning / Macmillan Education textbook examination copies, please contact: customerrelations@macmillaneducation.com

And, if you are interested in Red Globe Press books / Macmillan Education UK titles as examination copies, please contact: Academic@bloomsbury.com

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