New York Times (MUST register to use. To register, please click More Information)

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Add-ons (Games, Cooking, Wirecutter, The Athletic etc.) are not included in the subscription
Access the New York Times (NYT) website with your SFSU email address to get live news, investigations, opinion, photos and video by the journalists of the NYT from more than 150 countries.


Welcome to The New York Times Academic Site License program! Once registered, users may access and its mobile applications from any location on any web-enabled device.

Please use the following steps to register an account.

Step 1: Navigate to

Step 2: Login with your SFSU username/password
Step 3: Create a account using your institutional email – or use your pre-existing profile.
A video walk through of Activation process can be found at:  
Once registered, students will have access until 12/31 of the graduation year they choose and faculty/staff will have 4 years of full account access, after which they must re-authenticate.  
Step 4: Access the New York Times website with your SFSU email address:


Library Note: 
The New York Times can serve as a powerful resource in the classroom and across disciplines as diverse as English, Politics, History, Communications, Technology, Health, Science, the Arts and so many more. Register and login to and to incorporate these tools and The New York Times into the curriculum.
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