Answered By: Janalyn Moss
Last Updated: Dec 27, 2023     Views: 36

There are several ways to get access to the New York Times through the University of Iowa Libraries. We have access through many databases, but the most robust version is the online subscription to the site.

The University of Iowa Libraries has purchased a subscription that provides all students, staff, and faculty complimentary, full* access to The New York Times. *See description below for minimal limitations.

To register to use this complimentary subscription to The New York Times go to: 
You'll be prompted to register using your University of Iowa email address.
[Note: You may be asked to register annually to keep your access going.]

After you have completed registration, going forward you can go directly to and sign-in for access on any device.

*Access news articles from 1980 to the present. When accessing it on campus we have NO access to 1923-1980 but if you are off-campus you have 5 articles per day for 1923-1980 content (due to a lawsuit between publisher and vendor). All other years are available on and off campus.

Note: Our subscription does include the NYT Book Review and Cooking section but does not include the full size crossword puzzle.

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