The Power of Independent Thinking


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Request an Exam Copy for Course Adoption!

The Independent Institute is pleased to offer both extended PDF excerpts and discounted print copies to college instructors for course adoption consideration.

Extended PDFs Excerpts are roughly the first 20%-40% of each book, are free of charge, and will be sent to the email address of qualifying applicants.

Print Copies are offered at a reduced prices for qualifying applicants.

  • $8 for books with a regular list price under $25
  • $15 for books with a regular list price over $25

We only ship exam copies to institutional addresses. Shipping within the United States has no extra charge. For international orders, there will be an additional $30 charge for shipping.

We endeavor to verify your information and process requests within three business days. For print copies, please allow an additional 5–10 days for delivery.

All orders are subject to a manual review before being approved.

We reserve the right to refuse exam copies to individuals who abuse the program or submit fraudulent requests.

For inquiries, please contact customer service at [email protected] or call (510) 632-1366.

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