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News & Newspapers

Newspapers and news resources, both contemporary and historical

Access World News - Quick Search

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

New York Times & Wall Street Journal Accounts

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

  • These are separate accounts and should be different from your UMSL username and password.
  • Use the mail.umsl.edu (students) or umsl.edu (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.
  • Both the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times will periodically ask you to confirm your eligibility (usually no more than once per year).

New York Times (individual account)

  1. ** You must use your UMSL @edu email address (xyz@mail.umsl.edu or xyz@umsl.edu) **
  2. Navigate to AccessNYT.com
  3. Search for and select "University of Missouri-St Louis"  You will be redirected to the NYT registration page.
  4. Click "Create Account" and complete fields.
  5. 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.
  6. Need help?  Contact them at edu@nytimes.com

To renew your existing Academic Pass: https://myaccount.nytimes.com/verification/edupass

Optional for Faculty:  Your Academic Site License also includes access to our education resource website. Simply complete a short registration form to gain entry to the Education site (whether faculty, staff, or student). Be sure to use your edu email address. Features of The New York Times in Education site:

  • Discipline-specific areas of study
  • Classroom discussion prompts
  • Suggested learning outcomes
  • General Instructional Strategies to promote student achievement
  • Co-Curricular Activities, including events, discussions, and contests

Features of a New York Times Account:

  • In addition to 24/7 breaking news, our license also includes access to The New York Times:
  • Archives (limited access dating back to 1851 - we also have the Historical Newspaper Archive of the New York Times)
  • Virtual Reality app - which allows you (with a VR viewer) to experience select NYT content in 3D
  • Daily 360 content - two dimensional, 360° views (with mobile device or using a mouse)
  • Podcasts (including our new "Daily" podcast)
  • NYT Videos
  • Newsletters
  • Chinese and Spanish editions (see the banner at the top of the page)

Wall Street Journal (individual account)

  1. Visit WSJ.com/UMSL or https://partner.wsj.com/partner/UniversityofMissouriStLouis 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.  Earlier material may be available in another database such as ABI/INFORM.
  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: wsj.com/news/types/future-view.
  • 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. students.wsj.com.
  • Faculty: WSJ Context allows instructors to seamlessly integrate WSJ content into lectures through shared reading lists.  More information can be found at education.wsj.com/context.
  • Editions for U.S., Asia, Europe, India, China and Japan (see the banner at the top of the page)
  • More features: https://education.wsj.com/
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: education.wsj.com/refer