Online New York Times Subscription Now Available to All Students, Staff, and Faculty

A new deal negotiated by the Hannon Library will allow all students, staff, and faculty to access to the online version of the New York Times. Collection Development Librarian, Emily Miller-Francisco, negotiated the deal on behalf of the library.

SOU’s institutional subscription includes the following:

  • Unlimited access on (There is no daily limit to the number of articles you can download)
  • Archives (dating back to 1851) (5 PDF article downloads from Times Machine per user per day/100 per month)
  • Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality – found in the App; NYT stories told through enhanced technology
  • Daily 360 content – two dimensional, 360° views (with mobile device or using a mouse)
  • Podcasts (including The “Daily” podcast)
  • All multimedia, including video, photography, VR features, and new multimedia to come
  • Newsletters (there are a variety of topics that you may subscribe to)
  • Spanish and Mandarin Chinese versions of
  • Unlimited access to two great learning tools: The New York Times inEducation website and The Learning Network. ( and

Those interested can access the New York Times on campus without a paywall. To access the paper off campus, or use The NY Times app, you’ll need to set up an account. If you are currently paying for a subscription that is linked to your SOU email, you have to first cancel your subscription.  Once registered, students will have access until 12/31 of their graduation year; faculty and staff will have four years of account access, after which they must re-authenticate by visiting

More information can be found in the library’s A-Z list of databases on our website. The Hannon Library is always happy to provide assistance and answer any questions that may arise while users navigate their subscription.