How to Order: Booksellers

West Virginia University Press books are distributed by the Chicago Distribution Center (CDC).

West Virginia University Press
c/o Chicago Distribution Center
11030 South Langley Avenue
Chicago, IL 60628

Phone orders:
(800) 621-2736 (USA/Canada)
(773) 702-7000 (International)

Fax orders:
(800) 621-8476 (USA/Canada)
(773) 702-7212 (International)


E-mail orders:

Business hours
Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. U.S. Central Time

To facilitate filling your orders, please provide CDC with the following information about your account and the books you are ordering.

  • Customer account number
  • Purchase order number
  • Customer phone and fax numbers
  • Customer SAN
  • For each book being ordered: ISBN, title, author, and quantity desired
  • Any special shipping instructions


CDC shipments are FOB Chicago, IL. CDC's preferred domestic carriers are FedEx and UPS. All domestic shipments weighing less than 1.5 pounds will be sent by priority mail unless otherwise requested.

Please contact CDC for information on Canadian and international shipments and special shipping arrangements.

Discounts and Returns

Please contact CDC directly for information on discounts and returns. All books returned to CDC must be in salable condition. CDC will return to the customer shelf-worn and stickered books, along with a charge for return postage. Titles that are out of print may be returned for six months after the OP date.