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The New York Times: NYT now available!

Information on accessing The New York Times and associated resources.

Access is here!

Getting Started

New User Registration

--Go to the Pass page.

--Select "Create Account."

--Complete the Sign Up form with your Siena College email address. When you see the Start Your Access screen, you have successfully registered.

Returning Users

Once you have activated your account, you can log into your account at

Mobile Apps

To download your free NYTimes smartphone or iPad apps, go to

How long does the pass last?

The pass is good for one year or longer, and can be renewed upon reaching expiration.

How do you renew the pass after reaching expiration?

Simply go to and select “log in here.”  Please use the same username and password from If password is not known, go to to have it reset to your email address used as the username.


Why can’t I log in?
You must activate your account from the Siena College network by using the Pass link to create an account.

Why am I asked to login on some occasions and not others?

Your browser cache or history may have cleared itself. Go to and log back in.

Does the Siena College Academic Pass have any restrictions?

You must have a valid Siena College email address to register.

Our access does not include e-reader editions, Premium Crosswords, Times Insider or The New York Times Crosswords apps. NYTimes apps are not supported on all devices.

Access to archived articles within the date range 1923-1980 is limited. Within this date range, you may only open 5 PDF articles per day.

You also have access to:

-Online archive (dating back to 1851)

-Interactive media (graphics, charts, maps, polls, custom content)

-Video library (spanning all sections)

-NYT app for mobile devices

-Augmented Reality content

-Daily 360 content - two dimensional videos that provide 360° views (with mobile device or mouse)

-NYT “Watching” - TV and movie recommendations (with personalization option)

-Podcasts (including our popular "Daily" podcast, “Caliphate,” and “Dear Sugars,” among others)

-Newsletters (there are a variety of topics that you may subscribe to)

-Article history and Save options (across platforms)

-Article comment permissions

-NYT in Education website (faculty focused site that includes 16 discipline-specific areas of study, discussion prompts, learning outcomes, Instructional Strategies, and Co-Curricular Activities) requires separate registration

-The NYT Cooking app (with over 19k recipes that may be saved and accessed across platforms) is currently accessible as well.

Website or database?

The website subscription allows access to breaking news as well as blogs and other online content not included in the Siena College databases while the databases allow unlimited access to their content and more powerful searching capabilities.  Each point of access has its own advantages.

Contact Ali

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Alison Larsen
116 Standish Library