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Access World News includes both full text and page images of the St. Louis Post Dispatch along with newspaper stories from around the globe.

Important Note

The Libraries have purchased subscriptions to the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and St. Louis Business Journal for all students, faculty and staff.  Individual accounts are required.  Use the links below to create your accounts.

  • For the New York Times & St. Louis Business Journal:
    • These are separate accounts and should be different from your UMSL username and password.
    • Use the (students) or (faculty & staff) format for your email address.  This verifies that you are with UMSL.
    • If you already pay for a personal subscription that is tied to your campus email address and wish to use this campus version instead, you must contact the New York Times or Wall Street Journal to cancel your personal subscription before you can register.
You may periodically be asked to confirm your eligibility.  If so, follow the instructions in the email to renew your access.

New York Times (individual account)

You MUST use your UMSL @edu email address ( or
These email addresses will forward into your email account
  1. Navigate to
  2. Search for and select "University of Missouri-St Louis"  You will be redirected to the NYT registration page.
  3. Click "Create Account" and complete fields.
  4. Verify your account - you will receive a confirmation email).  Once you have established your account & subscription, you can access the New York Times from your computer, phone or tablet.
  5. Need help?  See the video below, or contact them at
You will occasionally be asked to re-verify your eligibility:


Faculty:  Your Academic Site License also includes access to New York Times education resources (PDF):

Features of a New York Times Account:

Wall Street Journal (individual account)

  1. Visit or to set up your account.
  2. After you log in with your SSO ID you will be taken to the account creation form.  Complete the form and submit your information.
  3. You should receive an email from Dow Jones / The Wall Street Journal confirming your subscription.
  4. Once you have established your WSJ account, you can access the Wall Street Journal site from your computer, phone or tablet.  Access includes the current site plus a four year archive.
  5. If you have trouble, you can contact their help desk at 1-800-JOURNAL.

Features designed for students and faculty:

  • Future View, a new WSJ opinion series:
  • Everyone is a Business Major seeks to show students how they can utilize The Wall Street Journal as a resource to turn what they love into a career. Regardless of students’ major, WSJ offers the insights that students need to prepare for their first internship, understand the basics of finance and saving, and get career insights from industry experts.
  • Faculty: WSJ Context allows instructors to seamlessly integrate WSJ content into lectures through shared reading lists.  More information can be found at
  • Editions for U.S., Asia, Europe, India, China and Japan (see the banner at the top of the page)
  • More features:
WSJ Student Referral Program    

Encourage your fellow students to sign up for their school-sponsored subscriptions!

The Wall Street Journal is currently giving away free t-shirts to encourage students to sign up:

St. Louis Business Journal (individual account)

You MUST use your UMSL @edu email address ( or
These email addresses will forward into your email account