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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

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:
Customer service:

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:

University Press Group
LEC1, New Era Estate
Oldlands Way, Bognor Regis
PO22 9NQ

Tel: +44 1243 842165

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
European Distribution Centre
New Era Estate
Oldlands Way, Bognor Regis
PO22 9NQ

UK orders: +44 1243 843291
Overseas orders: +44 1243 843294

In Australia, please contact:

Footprint Books Pty. Ltd.
1/6a Prosperity Parade
Warriewood, NSW, 2102
Tel. +61 (02) 9997 3973
Fax. +61 (02) 9997 3185

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

The MIT Press Bookstore

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
 301 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139

Phone: (617) 253-5249
Fax: (617) 258-6894

Quantity Discounts, Promotional Copies

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

For more information email:

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 (for information about online-access)
Hours: 9-5 EST M-F