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Information about our NYTimes online subscription

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Faculty, students, and staff now have full complimentary access to, thanks to a university wide subscription! covers a variety of topics with unsurpassed quality and depth through breaking news articles, blogs, videos and interactive features. In addition, you will be able to share content on social networks, save articles of interest, subscribe to email newsletters and set up personalized alerts. Your access to is available from any location, on or off campus.

Note: passes can only be used by individuals who do not already have an active New York Times subscription.

Creating an Account

Instructions for Creating New York Times User Accounts

Step 1: Navigate to (while connected to a campus IP)

  • Existing New York Times ID

    If you have previously registered your email address on The New York Times site, you will click the "Already have an account? Log in here" link (below the "Create Account" button) listed in Step 2.Once registered, you will have 364 days of full account access, after which you must re-register your email address. 

Step 2: Click "Create Account"

Step 3: Complete the registration fields (we recommend using your @edu email)

Step 4: Test your login at



  1. You must have a valid Auburn email address to register.
  2. Our access does not include e-reader editions, Premium Crosswords, Times Insider or The New York Times Crosswords apps.
  3. NYTimes apps are not supported but you can access the NYTimes on your mobile devices through the web.
  4. Because of certain copyright restrictions, access to archived articles within the date range 1923-1980 is limited. Within this date range, you may only open 5 PDF articles per day.


  • International Edition:  Edited from London, Hong Kong and New York, The International New York Times (formerly The International Herald Tribune) provides readers with a continuous flow of geopolitical business, sports and culture coverage from a distinctly global perspective. Users are able to read the International Edition with simple navigational tools on both the web and mobile apps. Users are also able to read the Chinese Edition, as well as the Spanish Edition on the web.
  • Search Feature: provides searchable access to articles, videos, blogs, features, interviews, obituaries, and columns. features a single search box with result-filtering that includes date range, result type (article vs. blog), section, author, and the ability to search for images only.
  • Historical Coverage: institutional subscriptions provide full access to New York Times articles published between 1851 through 1922, and between 1981 through current day. Access to the years 1923-1980 is to 5 articles per person, per day for institutional subscribers. Note: use ProQuest's Historical New York Times for unlimited access for 1928-1980.

  • The New York Times Videos:  from interactive maps to timelines and slide shows,dynamic multimedia brings out vital aspects of stories in new and compelling ways.


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