At Cengage, We Keep It Real

Each educational product released is the result of painstaking work on the part of expert authors, editors, manufacturers, and countless others who are committed to bringing students truly impactful learning materials. 

Pirated materials put students at risk: when these products wind up in students’ hands, no safeguard exists to protect them from content that may be incomplete or inaccurate. These pirated, illegal materials also harm the economy and threaten the jobs of hard-working people who deeply care about improving education for every learner. 

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“Stolen materials hurt students by driving up costs and limiting investment in new, more affordable products.  We are committed to fighting this illegal activity in all forms and are aggressively exploring additional ways to reduce its impact with our sales partners.”

—Michael E. Hansen, CEO, Cengage

Report Piracy

If you see something, report something

Please report suspected Piracy of Cengage material by using the form below. We investigate every report of Piracy, and our ability to follow up on leads depends greatly on the quality and completeness of the information provided.

Providing your identifying information is optional, although we encourage you to offer some means by which we may contact you should we have follow-up questions. Cengage will take reasonable steps to keep your identity strictly confidential when investigating reports of Piracy. We will not use your information for any purposes other than to follow up on investigations. Complete the appropriate form below, or email to report any instances of suspected piracy.

Frequently Asked Questions

Most copyright 2018 titles will have a certification seal and going forward we will be applying certification seals vast majority of new print books. 

If you believe you have a received book that is counterfeit or you purchased something you believe to be pirated online please report using the above reporting buttons or email us at Please provide as much information as possible, title, ISBN and location where the material was found online or location where material was purchased.

Purchase from a reputable store or go to where you can be 100% assured you are getting a true Cengage product.

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