Access Major Newspapers

To access these sites using Wesleyan's subscriptions follow these instructions.

Wesleyan users also have access to historical backfiles of the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post, as well as other newspapers through more researcher focused interfaces. Historical newspaper backfiles can be found in Databases A-Z -- Database Type: Newspapers.

  • New York Times

    Once registered, you can use your login to access the New York Times from nytimes.com or the New York Times mobile application. 

    How to Register for the New York Times

    To register as a new user:

    1. Navigate to https://nytimesineducation.com/access-nyt/
    2. Search for and click the listing for Wesleyan University.
    3. On the next screen follow the appropriate instructions, depending on whether you are on-campus or off-campus.
    4. Login through Wesleyan Single Sign On if prompted.
    5. Click Create Account and complete registration fields.

    Students who already have a login through the NYT student digital program:

    1. Navigate to https://nytimesineducation.com/access-nyt/
    2. Search for and click the listing for Wesleyan University.
    3. On the next screen follow the appropriate instructions, depending on whether you are on-campus or off-campus.
    4. Login through Wesleyan Single Sign On if prompted.
    5. Click "Already have an account? Log in here" and log in with your existing NYT credentials.
    6. Once completed, you will regain access and your email will be linked to Wesleyan's subscription.
  • Washington Post

    On campus, access the Washington Post directly through the Washington Post website.

    Off-campus, use this URL to be recognized as coming from Wesleyan: http://ezproxy.wesleyan.edu/login?url=https://www.washingtonpost.com/ 

    Access the Washington Post

    No registration is necessary, but when off-campus you must use the link provided above to be recognized as coming from Wesleyan and provided access.

  • Wall Street Journal

    Once registered, you can use your login to access the Wall Street Journal from www.wsj.com or the Wall Street Journal mobile application.

    After registering you will have access to WSJ, WSJ+, WSJ newsletters and podcasts. Access is provided to the last 4 years of the Wall Street Journal.

    How to Register for the Wall Street Journal

    To register as a new user:

    1. Navigate to https://wsj.com/wesleyanu
    2. Login through Wesleyan Single Sign On if prompted.
    3. Complete the registration page to activate your account.
  • Chronicle of Higher Education

    Once registered, you can use your login to access the Chronicle from www.chronicle.com

    How to Register for the Chronicle of Higher Education

    To register as a new user:

    1. Navigate to https://www.chronicle.com/
    2. Click Login at the top of the page.
    3. Click Create and Account.
    4. Complete the registration page:
      • use your @wesleyan.edu email address
      • select Wesleyan University in the Institution field
    5. An email will be sent to your @wesleyan.edu address. Click the link in it to activate your Chronicle account.

    Alternative methods of access, no account registration needed:

    Option 1: Through the Chronicle website (requires different methods for on campus and off campus access)


    Option 2: Access the Chronicle from the library Journal A-Z list

    • From OneSearch select Journal Titles A-Z in the top menu bar. 
    • Type Chronicle of Higher Education in the search bar.
    • From the search results click Online access.  Click Chronicle of Higher Education (online access).  
    • Click on the first choice: Chronicle of Higher Education / Available from 1989.
  • Middletown Press

    Access the last 3 years of the Middletown Press through the Access World News database.

    Access the Middletown Press
    No registration is necessary, but when off-campus you must use the link provided above to be recognized as coming from Wesleyan and provided access.