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How to Order

(Note: Orders placed after December 10, 2020, may not arrive by December 25 due to printing and delivery delays related to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are unfortunately experiencing more varied printing and shipping times than usual.)

Secure Online Ordering

You can order books on our website via our secure shopping cart. We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover. To search for our books by title, author, subject, series, description, or ISBN, use our advanced search feature.

Purchasing via Bookstores and Online Vendors

All Vanderbilt University Press titles are available through bookstores and online vendors. If a book is not currently in stock, a special order can be placed with your local bookseller.

Ordering via Phone

To order Vanderbilt UP books via phone, contact the customer service department at Longleaf Services, our distributor. You can also send order inquiries to Longleaf Services via email or fax. (Please note that Longleaf cannot accept credit card numbers via email or fax.)

Longleaf Services, Inc.
Chapel Hill, NC
Phone: 800-848-6224 (within U.S.) or 919-966-7449 (international)
Fax: 800-272-6817 (within U.S.) or 919-962-2704 (international)

General Ordering Information

Please contact the Longleaf customer service department with any general inquiries at ; 800-848-6224 (within U.S.); or 919-966-7449 (international).

Bulk Sales

Many of our books are available at a discount with bulk purchase for events and educational or promotional use. For more information, contact:

Betsy Phillips, Marketing and Sales Manager
Phone: 615-322-6799

Shipping and Handling Charges
• Apply to orders placed via our website or via phone
• Orders within the U.S.: $6.00 for the first book; $1.00 for each additional book
• International orders: $10.00 for the first book; $6.00 for each additional book
• All orders requesting same-day or next-day shipping will be assessed a rush fee of $5.00


Individuals who reside outside the U.S. or Canada may purchase our books through Eurospan Group. You can order directly from Eurospan on their website:

For information about exam or desk copies for your courses, visit our Books for Courses page.