Press FAQ

In what subjects does Georgetown University Press publish?

Georgetown University Press publishes peer-reviewed works of academic distinction, with exceptional editorial and production quality, in five subjects: bioethics; international affairs; languages; political science, public policy, & public management; and religion & ethics.

Does Georgetown University Press sell e-books?

Many Georgetown University Press titles are available as e-books from library content aggregators like netLibrary, Questia, and ebrary. Many of our titles are also available in the Amazon Kindle format and can be purchased at Amazon.com.

How do I place an order?

Orders within the United States can be placed through our secure website or by contacting our fulfillment service at 800-537-5487. For orders placed outside the United States, please contact one of our foreign distributors.

Who do I contact with questions about my order?

For orders placed within the United States, please contact our fulfillment service at 800-537-5487. Outside of the United States, please contact one of our foreign distributors.

How do I check on the status of my order?

For orders placed within the United States, please contact our fulfillment service at 800-537-5487. Outside of the United States, please contact one of our foreign distributors.

How do I get a proforma invoice?

To request a proforma invoice, please contact our fulfillment service by phone at 800-537-5487 or by email at hfscustserv@press.jhu.edu. Please include titles, ISBNs, quantities, and shipping destination.

Outside of the United States, please contact one of our foreign distributors.

How do I find out if a book is available yet?

Our website reflects the current status and publication date of all titles.

How do I pre-order a book, so it ships upon publication?

If a book is not available to ship, our website will indicate that the book is available for pre-order. You can pre-order a book through our secure website or by calling our fulfillment service at 800-537-5487. When pre-ordering a book, we will process your order and ship the book when it becomes available. However, your credit card will not be charged until the book ships.

I am considering adopting a GU Press book, how do I order an examination copy?

For information on requesting examination copies of Georgetown University Press books for course adoption, please read our examination copy policy.

I have already adopted a GU Press book, how do I order a desk copy?

For information on requesting desk copies of Georgetown University Press books for course adoption, please read our desk copy policy.

I would like to write a review of a GU Press book, how do I order a review copy?

If you are interested in reviewing one of our titles for a scholarly journal, magazine, or newspaper, please contact our publicist, Jackie Beilhart, at jb594@georgetown.edu

How do I request rights and permissions?

If you are interested in obtaining rights to Georgetown University Press titles, please contact our Intellectual Property Manager, Laura Leichum: lal75@georgetown.edu

For permissions requests, please contact our Permissions Coordinator: gupress@georgetown.edu

Who do I contact to schedule a meeting at a book fair or academic conference?

We send representatives to several academic conferences throughout the year. For a complete list of conferences and how to contact acquisitions editors who might be attending, click here.

How do I find out about publishing with Georgetown University Press?

We have many helpful guidelines about publishing with Georgetown University Press on our website. For more information, please explore our "For Our Authors" section at the top right.

Where can I find the guidelines for authors, editors, and contributors?

We have many helpful guidelines for our authors, editors, and contributors on our website. For more information, please explore our "For Our Authors" section at the top right.

Does Georgetown University Press have internships?

If GU Press has open internships, they are open only to students enrolled at Georgetown University and are posted on the Georgetown student employment website.

Does Georgetown University have any open positions?

For a listing of open full-time or part-time positions, please click here.

How do I get in touch with an author?

Georgetown University Press does not give out contact information for our authors. If you would like to contact an author, many have their own webpages. If you cannot locate an author online, you may email us and we will forward your email to the author. For members of the media looking for an interview or a cover scan, please contact our publicist.