What is The New York Times - Remote Access
Courtesy of the California State Library, all California public libraries now have online access to The New York Times newspaper. This resource is available for access outside the library and has The New York Times regular newspaper content from 1851 to present. For access to New York Times from inside the library, see our New York Times - In Library Access page (1851-1922 and 1981 to present).
How Do I get Started?
Remote access only: This access link will not work on library computers or Wi-Fi
Have your library card ready (Don't have one? No problem! Check out our eCard registration page)
Go to: NYT Remote
Register for an acct with an email address (sign in if you already have an account)
Create a password
You have checked out a 24-hour pass to access NYT (To renew your pass after 24 hours simply log into the above link again. Make sure to select the "Log in here" link to renew your access)
Log into the New York Times website or app and explore articles from 1851 to present.
All regular newspaper content (1851 - present)
Access 5 articles a day from content years spanning 1923-1980
Personalized access, including e-mail newsletters such as California Today, mobile apps (excluding Crossword and Cooking apps) for phones and tablets, with customizable newsfeed, and article recommendations based on topics you most commonly read about
The Learning Network - fresh classroom resources — from lesson plans and writing prompts to news quizzes, student contests and more — all based on the articles, essays, images, videos and graphics published on nytimes.com
ScienceTake - combines cutting-edge research from the world of science with stunning footage of the natural world in action
Guides - how to do all sorts of things, from planning your finances to telling a good story
Available for use on
All computers and devices with internet and browser capabilities.
New York Times Apps (excluding Crossword and Cooking apps)
The New York Times FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)