Ordering Books

For Individuals

Order Online

The easiest way to order books is by going to the page of the book you are interested in and clicking the price of the book to add it to your cart.

Order by Phone

Longleaf Services, Inc.
Customer Service
(800) 848-6224 or (919) 966-7449

Order by Mail or FAX

Longleaf Services, Inc.
116 S. Boundary Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3808
(800) 272-6817 or (919) 962-2704 (FAX)

Orders and inquiries regarding stock availability, accounts, invoices, and shipping should be directed to our customer service department, (800) 848-6224 or (919) 966-7449. All customers will be charged applicable state and local sales tax unless appropriate exemption documentation is supplied.

For Booksellers

For questions about discounts or to place an order, please call Longleaf Services at (800) 848-6224.


Permission to return is not required. Books must be clean, saleable copies of titles currently in print as listed on the LSU Press website. Full credit will be allowed if customer supplies invoice copy or number; otherwise, maximum discount applies.

Please send books carefully packaged and prepaid to:

Longleaf Services, Inc.
c/o IPS Distribution Solutions Returns
1550 Heil Quaker Blvd Ste 200
LaVergne, TN 37086

For Professors

Examination Copy Policy

Qualified instructors of appropriate courses may request examination copies of books they wish to consider for classroom use (only three titles per instructor per semester, please). Paperback books are available free of charge upon receipt of a $6.00 per title shipping and handling fee. We will extend a 20% professional discount on cloth editions. Prepayment (check, money order, VISA, MasterCard, Amex, or Discover) must accompany your request and must include a shipping and handling fee of $6.00 for the first book plus $1.00 for each additional book ordered. Please call (800) 848-6224 to check for availability.

Requests must be made on departmental letterhead and include the title of the book, the name of the course, projected enrollment, your mailing address, and your daytime phone number. Please allow 4 weeks for delivery.

Desk Copy Policy

If your bookstore has already placed an order for 10 or more copies of a title, one (1) free desk copy will be provided. To order please include the name of the bookstore, the number of books ordered, the name of the course, and your daytime phone number. A desk copy should not be requested if an examination copy has already been received.

Please mail or email examination and desk copy requests to:

Longleaf Services, Inc.
116 S. Boundary Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3808
800-272-6817 (FAX)