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Academic Pass to New York Times

Tulane University Libraries offers all Tulane affiliates online and mobile access to The New York Times Online via Academic Pass, a subscription to and NYTimes mobile apps, as well as their international editions.

Once registered, faculty/staff have 4 years of full account access, after which they must re-authenticate by visiting Students continue to have access until 12/31 of the graduation year they chose.

To create and access your Academic Pass to

  1. Go to
  2. Create a free account using your Tulane email ( address.  If you already have an account using your Tulane email address, you may log in with those credentials.
  3. You have successfully claimed a Pass when you see the Start Your Access screen
  4. Now you can enjoy seamless full access to, and NYT mobile apps just by logging into your account from any location, on or off campus.
  5. Download mobile apps at

Already have a registered account with your Tulane email?
Need to do your annual renewal of your Academic Pass?

  1. Visit
  2. Log into your account.
  3. Check your email for a renewal confirmation with additional information and a verification link.
  4. You have successfully claimed a Pass when you see the Start Your Access screen.

 Once registered, visit  to view your Pass eligibility and expiration timestamp at any time.

Please enjoy the subscription, the program includes a lot of benefits:

  • Unlimited access on
  • Archives (1851 to 2002) (5 PDF article downloads from Times Machine per user per day)
  • Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality - found in the App; NYT stories told through enhanced technology
  • Podcasts (including The "Daily" podcast)
  • All multimedia, including video, photography, VR features, and new multimedia to come.
  • Newsletters (there are a variety of topics that you may subscribe to)
  • Spanish and Mandarin Chinese translated versions of
  • Select NYTimes events only open to subscribers, faculty and students.
  • Cooking and Wirecutter
  • Unlimited access to two great learning tools (see attachment): The New York Times inEducation website and The Learning Network

Other Ways to Access Current Issues

Print editions of the most recent 2 months of the New York Times are available at the Newspapers & Microforms department on the 6th floor of Howard-Tilton.

Historical New York Times

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