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Download our Order Form (PDF):  2024 Trade Sales order form

To order directly from MIT Press Journals, contact the Journals Trade Sales department at (617) 253 8610 or Journals Trade Sales - MIT Press Direct Service Desk. A copy of the bookstore's Resale Certificate or similar should be included with the first order.


Discounts will be deducted from the single issue price.

Standing Orders:

  • 25% for orders of 1 - 4 copies
  • 40% for orders of 5 or more copies of any title

Classroom Use Orders:

  • 25% for bookstores without a standing order
  • bookstores with a standing order will receive their usual discount


  • US shipments are sent by UPS or Fedex ground service; shipments cannot be delivered to a P.O. Box.
  • Foreign and Canadian shipments are sent via airmail at a charge of $6 per pound.
  • Charges for shipping will be included on your invoice.


  • Prepayment is required for the initial order but subsequent orders are invoiced at the time of shipment.
  • Payment is due 30 days from invoice date.
  • Any invoice that remains unpaid for 60 days will cause the account to be placed on hold and all shipments to be suspended until payment is received.
  • For security reasons, we cannot accept credit card payments by email. Please mail in your credit card payment or fax it via our secure fax line: 617-577-1545.

Mail payments to:

MIT Press Journals Trade Sales
255 Main St Suite 9
Cambridge, MA 02142-1059


Booksellers assume responsibility for all return shipping and handling costs.

  • Returns for the previous issue are accepted within 4 months (120 days) of receipt, with the exception of October.
  • Returns for October are accepted for six months after the invoice date.
  • Covers are accepted for full credit as long as the covers are accompanied by a copy of the original invoice.
  • Incorrect titles and defective journals may be returned for replacement or full credit provided the return is made within 30 days of the invoice date.
  • A copy of the original invoice must be included with all returns.

Returns must be shipped directly to our warehouse:

Sheridan Press
450 Fame Ave
Hanover, PA 17331

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