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The University of Minnesota Press has thousands of books in print in various subject areas. If you are a bookstore or retailer with inquiries regarding sales representation, discount policies, return policies, bulk or special sales, please contact the University of Minnesota Press sales department:

Matthew Smiley
Sales Manager
Phone: (612) 301-1931

Fax: (612) 301-1980
Email: bksales@umn.edu

Resource for domestic booksellers

Resource for international booksellers

 

GENERAL INQUIRIES

The University of Minnesota Press fulfillment operations are through the Chicago Distribution Center. To order, please contact:

University of Minnesota Press
c/o Chicago Distribution Center
11030 South Langley Ave.
Chicago, IL 60628

Phone: (800) 621-2736
or (773) 702-7000

Fax: (800) 621-8476
or (773) 702-7212

We provide pubnet access. Our address is: PUBNET@202-5280.

For our current discount structure, please contact our sales manager at (612) 301-1931.

RETURN POLICY

Address for returns:
Returns Department
University of Minnesota Press
c/o Chicago Distribution Center
11030 S. Langley Ave.
Chicago, IL 60628

Defective copies are accepted at any time for replacement.

CLAIMS FOR DAMAGED OR SHORT SHIPMENTS

Claims must be made within 30 days of invoice date. Indicate whether you desire replacement copies or cancellation of order.

OVERSTOCK RETURNS

Invoice number, date, and packing list with ISBN must accompany shipment. Returned copies must be clean and in saleable condition (no pricing residue, bent corners, or shelf-worn covers will be accepted). The distribution center retains the right of final decision determining the saleability of returned books. Returns deemed unsaleable will be returned to the bookseller at bookseller's expense.

PERIOD OF ELIGIBILITY

  • Eighteen months from the invoice date.
  • Superseded editions returnable up to 90 days after publication of new edition.
  • OSI or OP titles not returnable 60 days after declaration of status.