MIT Press Direct is the best way for libraries to offer MIT Press eBooks to their patrons. The platform hosts over 3,000 titles, including the open access titles supported by the Direct to Open (D2O) program. Approximately 150 new titles are published each year.
Key Subject Areas
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.
MIT Press Direct to Open (D2O)
Participating in D2O supports opening frontlist monographs on publication and give libraries calendar year access to the backfile. Libraries can support D2O through the following collections:
MIT Press Trade Collection
- Humanities and Social Sciences Collection (HSS)
- Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Collection (STEM)
- Complete Collection (Both HSS and STEM
Libraries can now purchase the MIT Press Trade Collection at a discounted price. D2O participating libraries receive additional discounting on the Trade Collection. Libraries that purchase the Trade Collection also receive term access to the Trade Backlist.
Key subject areas covered include art and architecture, biomedical sciences, business and finance, computer science, cognitive science, design, education, environment, game studies, information sciences, linguistics, neuroscience, new media, and philosophy.
Subject Collections Archives
MIT Press Direct offers four subject collection archives:
Key features of MIT Direct
- Environmental science
- Science, Technology, and Society
- DRM-free: users can print, copy and paste, and download PDFs by chapter
- Unlimited simultaneous users
- Tiered pricing based on Carnegie classifications
- Free OCLC MARC records and KBART files
- COUNTER usage statistics and SUSHI reports
- No ongoing maintenance fees
- Multi-year pricing is available
- Title Lists and Exclusions
- VPAT Version 2.4
Lyrasis has negotiated a central license with the best possible terms. Participating institutions placing new orders will be asked to agree to abide by the terms at that time.