The Leatherby Libraries is pleased to offer access to MIT Press Direct eBooks. MIT Press Direct is a new, collective action open access business model for scholarly books.

According to MIT Press, ” Direct to Open harnesses collective action to support open access to excellent scholarship.”

This new program gives the Chapman University community access to over 2,500 eBooks dating back to 1943. The topics range from art, architecture, biomedical sciences, business, computer science, education, environmental studies, philosophy, and social sciences.

Please contact the Chair of Resources & Scholarly Communications, Kristin Laughtin-Dunker, at for any questions about MIT Press or Open Access*.

* Open access (OA) research is information that has been made publicly available without cost to the consumer.