Publications help

Is there any cost for USFA publications?
No. USFA publications are free of charge. We reserve the right to limit quantities. Your assistance in matching your requirements to meet actual needs is greatly appreciated.
Are publications in the public domain?
All USFA publications, including CD-ROMS and DVDs, are in the public domain and may be locally reproduced except for the following:
  • Sesame Street Fire Safety Station CD-ROM/AudioCassette
  • Sesame Street Fire Safety Station Poster
The Sesame Street Fire Safety Station Activity Book and Sesame Street Fire Safety Station Color and Learn are in the public domain.
Do I need an account to order publications online?
Yes. You may register before, during or after shopping.
If you prefer not to register for an account, you may place an order by calling our Publications Center at (800) 561-3356.
What are session cookies?
To place an order through our Catalog, your browser must be configured to accept session cookies. The session cookies used by our Catalog should not be confused with persistent cookies. Session cookies exist only temporarily in the memory of the Web browser and are used to track your order as you place publications into your shopping cart. They are destroyed as soon as the Web browser is closed. If you have concerns about your privacy on the USFA Website, please view the privacy and security policy. To enable your browser's session cookies, follow the instructions below.
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How many copies of a publication may I order?
You may order at least one copy of every publication in the catalog. Depending on the Media Type and your organizational affiliation, you may be able to order more. If you order too many copies of a publication, the maximum amount you may order will be indicated in your shopping cart.
Is your complete catalog online?
The majority of USFA publications are featured in our online catalog. However, due to certain restrictions, a very limited number of items are not included. If you cannot find a publication, please call our Publications Center at (800) 561-3356.
Are any of your publications available online for download?
Yes, the majority of USFA publications may be downloaded in Portable Document Format (PDF) and other formats. Online availability is included in the description of each publication. Be sure to check the size of the file before you download it.
How do I check the status of my order?
You may check your complete order history, including current order status, at any time after you sign in. To do so, select the Order History link. If your order has not arrived within 45 days, please contact the Publications Center at (800) 561-3356.
Other questions or inquiries?
If there is still a question that you need answered, let us know! If you have a question about USFA publications, please call the Publications Center at 800-561-3356. If you discover a technical problem, or have a suggestion, contact the USFA Webmaster.