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Answered By: Nicole Montgomery
Last Updated: Jul 24, 2019     Views: 624

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Current EKU students and employees now have free access to and NYT mobile apps, thanks to our Library subscription.*  Your access to is available from any location, on or off campus.

The content on includes full text of all articles from 1980 to present. (For archival access for articles prior to 1980, please go to our New York Times Historical database provided on the Proquest platform.)

In addition to the news and historical content available at, you will be able to:

  • share content on social networks
  • save articles of interest
  • subscribe to email newsletters
  • set up personalized alerts

We encourage you to take advantage of the world-class journalism of The New York Times to enrich your educational experience by setting up your personalized login following the instructions below. 

Do you already have a paid personal account for If so, you will need to cancel you current paid personal account before setting up your Academic Pass.  Email to notify them that you will be switching from your personal account to an Academic Pass and then follow the directions below.

How to activate your personal NYT Academic Pass:

  1. Navigate to
  2. Select Eastern Kentucky University from the drop-down menu
  3. Follow the instructions. Be sure to enter your EKU email address. 
  4. Once activated, your Pass will provide access to from any location.
  5. To download your free NYT apps, visit
  6. Additional information & troubleshooting can be found on the NYTimes website


 * Mobile apps are not supported on all devices. Does not include e-reader editions, Times Insider content or digital versions of The New York Times Crossword. This program provides only select access to The New York Times Archive and does not replace database services to which your institution may currently subscribe. You will need to renew this account annually. Other restrictions apply.

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