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MIT Press Direct is the best way for libraries to offer MIT Press eBooks to their patrons. Libraries can access the complete collection, with more than 2,500 eBooks and approximately 175 added each year, or subject-specific collections. Key subject areas covered in the complete collection include art and architecture, biomedical sciences, business and finance, computer science, cognitive science, design, education, environment, game studies, humanities, information science, linguistics, neuroscience, new media, philosophy, and social sciences. Subject collections available at launch are: economics; environmental science; philosophy; and science, technology, and society.

Key features:

  • DRM-free: users can print, copy and paste, and download PDFs by chapter
  • Unlimited simultaneous users
  • Tiered pricing based on Carnegie classifications
  • Subscription and perpetual options
  • Free OCLC MARC records and KBART files
  • COUNTER usage statistics and SUSHI reports
  • No ongoing maintenance fees
  • Consortia discounts available

To learn more, please contact or visit our Librarian Resource Center.


The MIT Press attends numerous library and scholarly conferences around the world where we meet and interact with scholars, students, librarians, and other friends of the Press. If you plan to be at a conference, please visit our booth, as we always enjoy getting together and hearing from our customers and colleagues. We're happy to provide a live demonstration of our platform and answer any questions you might have. To schedule a meeting, or to request any other information, please contact

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Customer Support

Contact our customer service team for questions regarding:

  • Purchasing MIT Press Direct eBook collections
  • Subscribing to MIT Press Direct eBook collections
  • Questions about usage statistics
  • Free trials for institutions
  • Other requests or general feedback

Our Address:
Journals and Digital Products Customer Service
The MIT Press
1 Rogers Street, Floor 3
Cambridge, MA 02142
Tel: 617-253-2889 or
Tel: 800-207-8354 US/Canada
Fax: 617-577-1545

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MIT Press customer support is available Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Eastern Time. You might also find the help you need in our User Guides or FAQ.

Additional Contact Information


For information about free institutional trials, purchase and subscription options, and inquiries about licensing or pricing.

Jessica Lawrence-Hurt, International & Institutional Sales & Marketing Manager

Promotional Materials

To request promotional items and other resources for increasing awareness and use of MIT Press Direct eBook collections among your patrons.

Amy Harris, Manager for Institutional Marketing

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