Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get access to The New York Times?

While for several years the web site of The New York Times offered free online access to all content, the newspaper announced plans to begin charging frequent users for access after March 28, 2011. The company does not offer a library or institution-wide subscription option for content on

The NCSU Libraries is continuing to provide access to the NC State community with print and Kindle subscriptions, available in D.H. Hill Library.

Select New York Times content is provided online via Newspaper Source Plus and LexisNexis Academic. You can always find links to these and other NCSU periodicals by using the Journal Titles link on the NCSU Libraries homepage.

Historical content, from January 1923 to five years ago, is available online via ProQuest Historical Newspapers.

Historical content, from September 1851 to December 2006, is also available on microform from the bookBot at the James B. Hunt, Jr. Library.

For more information about other newspapers, see our Newspaper Guide.

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