Library Copies vs. Author Copies

Library copies are priced at the university price discount and may include a tax-exemption. Library copies belong to an institution or public library. Orders are processed using an Organizational Account and delivered directly to a library or department. The institution may purchase library copies, or the author may be required by the institution to purchase library copies. There are no domestic or international shipping charges. Shipping is free. Authors may check with the graduate school or library on how these copies are dispersed. Institutions can request a university price list by sending an email to the Author & School Relations team.


Author copies are priced at the author discount rate and are taxable; individual purchases are not eligible for a tax-exemption. Orders are processed using an Individual Account and delivered directly to a designated address. Click here to view author discount pricing and formats: Exceptional Value for Dissertations and Theses Authors. There are no domestic or international shipping charges. Shipping is free. Please email the Author & School Relations team or call 800-521-0600, press 2, then 1 (M-F 8AM to 6PM EST) to receive a customized link to order bound copies of your graduate work. Electronic PDF's are free to the author.