How do I access the New York Times?

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The New York Times

Full online access to The New York Times is now available to the Saint Mary’s College of California community. Create an account using this link:

using your email address. You cannot use SMC passwords, as symbols aren’t allowed in the NYTimes authentication system. A video tutorial of the sign up process is available.

SMC Library subscribes to the " + Smartphone Apps". It includes the following:

  • from any device
  • NYTimes app for iPhone, BlackBerry 10, Windows Phone 7+ and Android-powered phones

The NYTimes iPad app is not included in the group pass. However, you may still access and read from your tablet's browser.

More details:

If you already have a paid personal account using your SMC email address, choose a different password when you register for the SMC group pass. If you have a free account, choose the option to link the accounts.

SMC has Academic Pass with IP Range: This option covers the entire faculty, staff, and student population. Eligible users are authenticated by subscribing institution IP address ranges rather than by email domain.  Users must first register and create a login with the NYT through this link. Upon activation, you will be able to enjoy from wherever you are - on or off campus by using your personal login. iPhone, iPad and Android apps are accessible using your personal NYT login.

Passes are good for one year. To renew your pass, use the below link:

Articles from 1850+ are available, although 1923-1980 are limited to 5 per day per user. 1850-1923 AND 1980 - present are unlimited access for SMC Group Pass users.