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Payment Options

Customers in most countries can order online using a credit card. Currently we accept VISA, Mastercard, and American Express.


Registration is now available on our site and is required to place an order. All you need to get started is an email address and password.

Sales Promotion Codes

Often our special offers and discounts require the use of sales promotion codes. If you have received a code, please enter it in the box labeled "promotion codes" found in the shopping cart. You also have the opportunity to enter this code during check out. If you have received a print catalog or mailer, please make sure to enter only the promotion code located in the yellow box on the mailing panel to ensure you receive all applicable discounts.

Unless otherwise indicated, these codes are valid only for individual orders and not intended for resale.The codes are not valid for bulk quantities of a single title: customers may order no more than 4 copies per title.

Continuation Orders

To subscribe to one of our standing order series please contact Customer Service. They will be able to start your subscription, or answer any questions regarding an existing order.

Bulk Orders

If you would like to place a bulk order (Associations, Corporate, Government, Pharmaceutical and Premium) please contact Special Sales or Customer Service.

Backorders and Pre-Orders

We will place orders on back order for books not yet published or out of stock. Customers providing a valid credit card number will be charged only when the books ordered are shipped. 

Please note that prices for not yet published titles are tentative and final pricing is determined at publication. 

To inquire about the status of an order you have already placed, please contact Customer Service.

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Booksellers, Wholesalers and Retailers can place orders using PUBNET, PubEasy and QRS/Advantis Electronic Data Interchange* (EDI) Services. For more information please see our Bookseller's Resource Center.

Journals Orders

Customers interested in placing an order for Journals, please contact our Journals Customer Service Department.


Librarians may contact our Library Sales Department or refer to our Librarian Resource Center for assistance or information.

Ebook Ordering

Oxford ebooks are available through major ebook retail providers, and we work closely with these partners to enable them to deliver you the highest quality eBook experience possible.

To find which titles are currently available as ebooks, during search or browsing you can set a filter to list our digital products. If you are interested in a specific title, you can simply navigate to the product page where you will find an ebook availability notice in the pricing information box on the right side of the page.


Online Resource Subscriptions

Oxford University Press produces dynamic online editions of many of its most acclaimed scholarly and reference works including dictionaries, encyclopedias, general reference material and monographs in a wide range of subject areas.

All of our online resources offer excellent functionality, which make them invaluable resources for teaching and research. These products are available for libraries, institutions, and individuals worldwide. 

Ordering options and information can be found in the right-hand sidebar of the online resource's webpage:

For Institutions: Please contact your Library Sales Representative, or contact Online Resources Customer Support.

Requests for a free trial of online resources to Libraries and Institutions can be submitted through our free trial form.