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How to Order/Customer Service

Ordering Online

You can order books and journals 24 hours a day, 7 days a week securely from this website. Select the book or journal that you wish to order, and add the item to your shopping cart. At any point during your visit, you may select the "checkout" button to enter payment information and complete your purchase. See our Frequently Asked Questions page for more information on using the shopping cart or ordering from our website.

Ordering Offline

You can purchase our books and journals at our brick and mortar store in Kendall Sq., Cambridge, MA., on the MIT campus.

The MIT Press Bookstore
292 Main Street
Cambridge, MA 02142

Phone: (617) 253-5249
Fax: (617) 258-6894
E-mail: books@mit.edu
http://web.mit.edu/bookstore/www/
Kendall Square T (subway stop) 


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Quantity Discounts, Promotional Copies

MIT Press books may be purchased at special quantity discounts for business or sales promotional use.

For more information, please visit this page, or email mitpress_special_sales@mit.edu.

Journals Ordering Info

Have a question about an existing order? Contact our Journals Customer Service Department:

Circulation Department
MIT Press Journals
One Rogers Street
Cambridge MA 02142-1209

Tel: (617) 253-2889
Tel US/Canada: (800) 207-8354
Fax: (617) 577-1545
journals-cs@mit.edu
journals-access@mit.edu (for information about online-access)

Hours: 9-5 EST M-F 

United States Ordering Information

Order from your local U.S. bookseller. Please note that not all titles will be available in all bookstores.

Order by phone:
TOLL FREE in the US and Canada: (800) 405-1619 (9 am - 5 pm EST/EDT)
or (401) 658-4226

Order by Fax:
TOLL FREE in the US and Canada: (800) 406-9145
or (401) 658-4193

Order by e-mail:
Orders via e-mail: mitpress-orders@mit.edu
Customer service: mitpress-order-inq@mit.edu
Catalog requests: mitpress-catalogs@mit.edu

NOTE: Customers using an AOL email account to contact our fulfillment center will not receive a response via email.

Order by mail:
The MIT Press
c/o Triliteral
100 Maple Ridge Drive
Cumberland, RI 02864

For Book Orders Outside of the U.S.

For price and order information in the UK, Europe, India, Africa, or the Middle East:
The MIT Press Ltd.
Suite 2
1 Duchess Street
London W1W 6AN
UK
Tel: +44 020 7306 0603
E-mail: info@mitpress.org.uk

The majority of orders will be despatched immediately from our international distributor, John Wiley & Sons Ltd. There will be a slight delay for new books between U.S. and international publication dates to allow for shipping. For a small number of our older publications we keep limited stock and there may be a delay in the supply of your order. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Orders should be sent to:

John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
New Era Estate, Oldlands Way
Bognor Regis, PO22 9NQ
U.K.
Tel: +44 (0) 1243 779777
Fax: +44 (0) 1243 843296
E-mail: cs-books@wiley.com

In Australia, please contact:

Footprint Books Pty. Ltd.
1/6a Prosperity Parade
Warriewood, NSW, 2102
Australia
Tel. +61 (02) 9997 3973
Fax. +61 (02) 9997 3185
Website: www.footprint.com.au

In all other areas please contact:
The MIT Press
c/o Triliteral
100 Maple Ridge Drive
Cumberland, RI 02864 USA
Tel: (401) 658-4226
Fax: (401) 658-4193
E-mail: mitpress-orders@mit.edu