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Details for accessing our direct newspaper site license subscriptions.

New York Times

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What is included in our subscription?

URI’s site license provides full access to the New York Times on the newspaper’s website and via the NYTimes phone and tablet apps.

Current URI students, staff, and faculty have unlimited access to New York Times content back to 1851. Access includes the Spanish and Chinese editions.

New York Times content published between 1851 and 2002 is available via the TimesMachine. Note that for articles published between 1923-1980, access is limited to 5 PDF downloads per day. (For this content, additional options are available; see below.)

The URI community also has access to New York Times inEducation, a curated site of articles by topic with learning tools such as classroom discussion questions.

Not included are the crossword puzzles and the cooking app.

 

How do I set up my account?

  1. If you are a current paid New York Times subscriber, first read “What if I’m a current New York Times subscriber?” below.
  2. To create your account, go to http://accessnyt.com.
    Search for and select University of Rhode Island.
    If prompted, log in with your URI Single Sign On (SSO) credentials. Do not include @uri.edu in your username.
    You will be redirected to the New York Times welcome page.
  3. Click on “Create Account” to create an account using your uri.edu email and a unique password of your choice.
    If you already have an account with your uri.edu email, click on “Already have an account? Log in here >>”. 
    • If you are a student, you will be asked for your expected date of graduation. Your account will be active until that time. If you remain a student beyond that date, you will need to re-authenticate using the link in Step 2. 
    • If you are a faculty or staff member, your account will be active for 364 days, after which you will need to re-authenticate using the link in Step 2.
  4. From this point on, you do not need to use the library link or your URI SSO credentials.
    You can access the NY Times directly at https://www.nytimes.com/ or via their apps after logging in with your uri.edu email and the password you created in Step 3.

 

What if I'm a current New York Times subscriber?

If you are a current paid subscriber, you will want to decide whether or not to cancel or modify your personal subscription before registering for access through URI.

URI’s site license gives you full access to all New York Times online content except:

  • NYT Games (the Crossword)
  • NYT Cooking

Also, downloads of articles published between 1923 and 1980 are limited to 5 PDF downloads per day.

If you subscribe to NYT Games and/or NYT Cooking and want to maintain access, or if you have a print subscription and want to keep it, then do not cancel your New York Times subscription. Note that it is possible to pay only for Cooking and/or Games and still sign up for complimentary New York Times access through URI.

To cancel or modify your personal subscription, call 800-NYTIMES (800-698-4637) or visit nytimes.com/myaccount.

Finally, if you can't seem to get the registration process to work, try switching browsers. Safari's security features may interfere with some of the redirects that allow you to log in.

 

How do I access content?

Once you follow the registration steps above, you may access the New York Times directly at https://www.nytimes.com/ or via their app after logging in with your uri.edu email and the New York Times password you created.
 

Additional New York Times access provided by the University Libraries

See the database links below for additional access to the New York Times provided by the URI University Libraries.

Wall Street Journal

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What is included in our subscription?

URI’s site license provides full access to the Wall Street Journal online via the newspaper's website and the Wall Street Journal phone and tablet apps. 

Content goes back four years on a rolling basis. 

The subscription includes WSJ newsletters, podcasts, and WSJ+.

In addition, the URI community has access to WSJ for Professors and WSJ for Students, websites that offer Wall Street Journal content curated for faculty members and students. 

 

How do I set up my account?

  1. If you are a current paid Wall Street Journal subscriber, first read “What if I’m a current Wall Street Journal subscriber?” below.
  2. To create your account, go to https://WSJ.com/URI.
    You will be prompted to log in with your URI Single Sign On (SSO) credentials. Include @uri.edu in your username.
    (Note that this login procedure is different from most other library resources; it does not require logging in through the URI Libraries' EZProxy Service.)
    You will be redirected to the Wall Street Journal Create Account page.
  3. Create your account:
    • Use the "Account Type" drop-down menu to select Student, Staff, or Professor.
    • Your name and e-mail address will be pre-populated. You may edit your name if you want. You must use your @uri.edu email address.
      • If you are a student, you will be prompted for your graduation month and year. Your account will be active until that time, with a 90-day grace period. If you remain a student beyond that date, you will need to contact WSJ Customer Service to update your information (see below).
      • If you are a faculty or staff member, your account will be active for a year, after which you will need to refresh your membership. You will receive an e-mail reminder from the WSJ with a refresh link at that time.
    • Enter a unique password of your choice.
    • Check the box next to "I agree to the Privacy Notice, Subscriber Agreement, Cookie Notice" and click the "Create" button. 
    • You will be asked a series of questions to customize your account. These are optional. 
  4. From this point on, you do not need to use the library link or your URI SSO credentials.
    You can access the Wall Street Journal directly at https://www.wsj.com/ or via their apps after logging in with your uri.edu email and the password you created in Step 3.

 

What if I'm a current Wall Street Journal subscriber?

If you are a current paid subscriber, you should cancel your subscription before registering for access through URI.

URI's site license gives you full access to all Wall Street Journal online content.

To cancel or your personal subscription, call 1-800-568-7625 or email AcademicSupport@dowjones.com

Note that if your paid account is under a different email address, any articles you saved in your old account will be lost. 

If you are faculty or staff and would like a print subscription to the Wall Street Journal, discounted subscriptions are available at https://subscribe.wsj.com/professorprint. Use your uri.edu email when you sign up.

 

How do I access content?

Once you follow the registration steps above, you may access the Wall Street Journal directly at https://www.wsj.com/ or via their apps after logging in with your uri.edu email and the Wall Street Journal password you created.

 

Customer Service

If you need help with your subscription, to change your graduation month and year, or to change your password, call 1-800-568-7625 or email AcademicSupport@dowjones.com

 

Additional Wall Street Journal access provided by the University Libraries

See the database links below for additional access to the Wall Street Journal provided by the URI University Libraries.

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