Accessing NYT.com

Williams Libraries now provides campus-wide access to the digital New York Times.

  • Access includes premium content, unlimited access to published articles after 1980*, and other restricted content from nytimes.com. Access to the crossword, TimesMachine, and e-reader edition is not included.
  • Registration must be done using your Williams email (service not available if you don’t have a Williams email address)
  • Once registered, access is available from any device, anywhere.
  • Faculty/staff registration is valid for one year, renewable. Student registration is valid until graduation year.

Questions?  See our troubleshooting FAQ, or ask a librarian for help.

To register:

    1. On campus: Visit accessnyt.com.

      Off campus: use the off-campus link.

      If you encounter problems signing up while off campus:

      1. Connect to the Proxy server,
      2. Go to accessnyt.com, or https://nytimes.com/grouppass
    2. Search for and click the listing for Williams College
    3. Click "Create Account"
    4. Complete registration using your Williams email as your login name
    5. You'll see a confirmation screen, with information on when your subscription expires*.  You should also receive a confirmation email.

      *Faculty/staff access is valid for one year; at the end of the year you need to verify your campus status by logging into accessnyt.com. Student registrations are valid until their graduation year.
    1. On campus: Visit accessnyt.com.

      Off campus: use the off-campus link.

      If you encounter problems signing up while off campus:

      1. Connect to the Proxy server,
      2. Go to accessnyt.com, or https://nytimes.com/grouppass
    2. Click the link to login with your existing account
    3. Enter your existing account information and login.
    4. You'll see a confirmation screen, with information on when your subscription expires*.  You should also receive a confirmation email.

      *Faculty/staff access is valid for one year; at the end of the year you need to verify your campus status by logging into accessnyt.com. Student registrations are valid until their graduation year.

*To access pre-1980 articles, or if you want to download PDFs of articles, please use our ProQuest NYT subscription, or ask a librarian for help.