Q: Do students have access to the New York Times?


Yes! Current students, faculty and staff have access to the New York Times from 1857 to the current (today's) issue.

To access current editions of the New York Times:

  1. Go to the library homepage.
  2. Click "Find a Database" to go to the A-Z list of databases.
  3. Click "N" in the alphabetical menu at the top of the list.
  4. Find "New York Times" in the list of databases.

To access issues of the New York Times from before 1980 or supplemental publications (i.e., the New York Times Magazine), use the Journal Holdings tab on the library homepage. Search for the newspaper title, then click the title of the search result to see the years covered in each result.

Finding a Specific Day

After you've gotten to the New York Times page, if you want to see a specific day of the paper, click "Publications."

New York Times Proquest Menu: "Publications" is the third option listed after "New York Times"
It will take you to a page with a list of 5 publications. Select either the "New York Times, Late Edition (East Coast)" or the "New York Times (Online)" edition.

The next page will look like this. You can click on the date for the latest available issue:

Example search results. Date listed after "Latest available issue:"

Or you can use the drop down menus for other dates.

After "Browse specific issues", dates are nested in folders grouped first by decade, then year, then month, then date.

For more information

For more help, email the Research and Instructional Services department, or call or visit one of our Research Help Desks:

Sturgis Library at Kennesaw: Ground Floor, Room G-16, 470-578-6325
Johnson Library at Marietta: First Floor, Room C-125, 470-578-7471


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Last Updated

Oct 01, 2019


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