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Exam, Inspection and Review Copies

Are you a course leader, blogger, editor or journalist? Free, time-limited access to our books is available if you’d like to write a review or use a DōShort on your course.

Course Leaders

Request an inspection / exam copy. You will be given 10 days access to the book.


Journalists who are considering our books for book reviews, author interviews or features can request a review copy here. You will be given 30 days access to the book.

How to use the request system

  • Click ‘request access’. Search and select the book(s) you are interested in and fill in your professional details.
  • You can request up to 3 books at a time.
  • Please use your academic or professional email address. This will make it easier for us to verify your request.
  • Once we have verified your request, we will approve your request and you will be sent a password to access your bookshelf. Please note that approval of free copies is at our discretion.
  • Access to the book(s) is through our online reader.

After you’ve read your DōShort

When you’ve read the book, we would really appreciate your feedback, which you can submit to us through the links in your bookshelf.

Course leaders, if you decide to use a DōShort on your course, please contact us (veruschka at and we’d be happy to talk to you about the best way to get access for your students. We can work with you, your library or department to arrange special prices for your students or institution.

Reviewers, if you’d like to arrange a special offer for your readers, please contact us (gudrun at and we can work out something that suits you and your organization.

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