Faculty play a larger role than you might recognize in ensuring students are able to obtain the textbooks and materials they need at reasonable prices. Luther Book Shop relies on you, the instructors and faculty, to submit textbook lists for your courses in a timely fashion each semester. Timely lists allow us to source the correct textbooks and obtain an appropriate supply of used textbooks. We all know that more used textbooks are exactly what students want.

On the other hand, a delayed textbook list can result in inventory shortages, with students unable to obtain required texts and a complete lack of quality used textbooks.

Textbook buyback will be held on Tuesday - Thursday, May 17 - 19 from 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. By having your textbook orders submitted before these dates, the Book Shop is able to buy back these titles from students, enabling them to receive better prices for those books.

The Book Shop will begin selling fall textbooks on this website beginning Friday, July 15 at 3:00 p.m. Both summer session books will be available for purchase in the Book Shop beginning Monday, May 16.

Prior to completing your form, please confirm the availability of the textbook with the publisher. Due to the volume of textbook requests, the Book Shop is unable to research your book choices.

On your order form, please include all standard information and any other specifics that will help ensure we order the correct textbooks:

     -Term, department and course number
     -Author, title, ISBN, publisher and edition
     -Whether the book is required or optional  

 Book Shop policies are found in the Faculty Handbook. Please review this prior to placing your textbook order.

Please do your part and submit your textbook lists as early as possible each semester. Your students will thank you.

Textbook adoption deadline for Summer Sessions 1 & 2, 2016 is Friday, April 1 , 2016 and for Fall term, 2016 is Friday, April 1, 2016.

To submit your textbook adoptions for Summer Session 1 2016 term please fill in all the fields on this form

To submit your textbook adoptions for Summer Session 2 2016 term please fill in all the fields on this form

 To submit your textbook adoptions for Fall term 2016 please fill in all the fields on this form

You may:

1) print the blank form, complete, and mail to the Book Shop intra-campus mail or to Luther Book Shop, 700 College Dr., Decorah, IA 52101
2) complete form online, print, and send to the Book Shop
3) complete form and e-mail; once complete, print to CutePDF Writer rather than an actual printer and click OK. In the Save As box choose the file destination. Next, attach file to an e-mail and send to: uhlejo01@luther.edu.

Course Readers:
Faculty created readers should be submitted to the Book Shop. All copyrights should be granted prior to submittal. If you need assistance logging into the Book Shop's account on copyright.com, please contact Deanna at 563-387-1038 or castde01@luther.edu. The Copyright Clearance Declaration must be signed before copies are made. A copy can be obtained in the Book Shop or here.

Luther's Copyright Policy

 Please phone or e-mail JoAnn at 563-387-1036 or uhlejo01@luther.edu with any questions.