Access NYT, WSJ, Chronicle of Higher Ed, and Browzine: New York Times

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Welcome to the New York Times

DiMenna-Nyselius Library is excited to announce that online access to The New York Times is now available to the Fairfield University community. The Group Pass effectively provides each Fairfield University student, faculty and staff an online subscription to the nytimes.com site (no more paywalls!). This service gives students, faculty and staff full access to NYTimes.com and NYTimes mobile apps, as well as their international editions. Please note this subscription does not include e-reader editions, Premium Crosswords or The New York Times Crosswords apps. 

In addition, users can discover and share content on social networks, save articles, subscribe to email newsletters of areas of interest and receive news alerts, either on predefined topics or through a keyword search the user designates. 

Get Started with the New York Times Group Pass

To activate your Group Pass to NYTimes.com, each user must follow these steps:

  1. While physically on campus and connected to our network, go to nytimes.com/grouppass
  2. If off campus, please use this link to activate your pass.
  3. Create a free NYTimes.com account using your school email (Fairfield.edu) address.  If you already have an NYTimes.com account using your school email address, you may log in with those credentials.
  4. You have successfully claimed a Pass when you see the Start Your Access screen.
  5. Now you can enjoy seamless full access to NYTimes.com just by logging into your NYTimes.com account from any location, on or off campus.

If you have trouble grabbing a pass, it could be because you have an existing NY Times account.  Please see box below for assistance.

Hint: Remain logged into your NYTimes.com account to have seamless access to NYTimes.com and our mobile apps for the duration of your Pass. Visit https://myaccount.nytimes.com/grouppass to view your Pass eligibility and expiration timestamp at any time

What to Do if You Have an Existing Account

  • If you have an existing personal DIGITAL subscription and wish to “grab a pass” you should call 1-800-591-9233 to discuss your options which include canceling your existing digital subscription so you may “grab a pass” via the Library’s subscription.
     
  • If you have an existing personal subscription or have registered for free online limited access to NYTimes.com and used your fairfield.edu email account you will need to change the email account for the personal account to something other than your fairfield.edu email.  Once that email is changed you may go to nytimes.com/grouppass to “grab a pass” using the Library’s subscription.
     
  • If you have a free NYTimes.com limited access account or temporary account and have used your fairfield.edu email account, you will need to change the email account for the free account to something other than your fairfield.edu email.  Once that email is changed you may go to nytimes.com/grouppass to “grab a pass” using the Library’s subscription.

Notes about the Group Pass Subscription

1. The Group Pass gives you unlimited access to all content* on the NYTimes.com, including archived articles since 1851 with the exception that access to articles from 1923 to 1980 is limited to five articles per day. If you need articles from the archive, you can also visit New York Times - Historical database for unlimited access to articles from 1851-2010.

2. Ongoing Use: Once you have activated your Academic Pass, you should have full access for 52 weeks (364 days) with no further action on your part. If you see a message that you are reaching the limit of free articles on the site, you’re probably not logged in. Simply log back in.

*This subscription does not include e-reader editions, Premium Crosswords or The New York Times Crosswords apps. 

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Troubleshooting

1. Having trouble logging in due to an existing NY Times account? See box labeled to left labeled What to DO if You Have an Existing Account?

2. If you are ever on the NYTimes site and you see a message about reaching the limit of free articles on the site, make sure you are logged into the NYTimes site with the credentials you used when activating your Group Pass. 

3. If your Group Pass has expired (after 364 days), here is how TO CLAIM A SUBSEQUENT PASS AFTER EXPIRATION:

  • While on-site and connected to the providing organization’s network, visit nytimes.com/grouppass.
  • Make sure you are logged into the NYTimes.com account with which you activated your last Pass.
  • Now you can enjoy seamless full access to NYTimes.com  and NYTimes mobile apps.

4. Why are you being asked to login on some occasions and not others? This may be because your browser may clear its web cache/history if it is set to do so. In such cases you will need to log back into NYTimes.com, but you can still use your Group Pass.

 

If you have questions about this new offering, please contact the Library.  Or check the New York Times Troubleshooting Guide if you are having problems obtaining an Academic Pass or are hitting a content limit.

NY Times Apps for Phones and Tablets

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You can access NYTimes.com and INYT.com on any device with a browser. 

Mobile app access for smartphones and iPads is also provided with the Library subscription.  Simply download the app on your device and log-in using your fairfield.edu email log-in.

Please note: your access does NOT include the crossword  apps.  

  Remain logged into your NYTimes.com account to have seamless access to NYTimes.com for the duration of your Pass.