Bentley University students, faculty and staff members have free access to The New York Times website. The Bentley Library has a subscription to a New York Times Group Pass that gives current members of the Bentley community full access to the content on the NYTimes.com website. Users can also use their mobile devices to access the New York Times.
Our Group Pass Subscription Includes:
Access via the website or The New York Times news app for iPhone and Android. You can also access exclusive shows, narrated articles and more using New York Times Audio app (currently only available for iPhone).
Our Group Pass Subscription Does Not Include:
Once you have activated your account, you can log into your account at NYTimes.com.
To download your free NYTimes smartphone or iPad apps, go to NYTimes.com/mobile.
Bentley's NYTimes.com academic site license provides course-relevant content including videos, photos, infographics, and podcasts. Newyorktimesineducation.com provides selected areas of study for students to explore, from American Government, to Biology, to Microeconomics, to Writing and English Composition, and beyond. There are instructional strategies designed to promote learning across disciplines and ideas for coo-curricular activities outside of the classroom.
You must activate your account from Bentley's network by using the AccessNYT.com Pass link to create an account.
Why am I asked to login on some occasions and not others?
Your browser cache or history may have cleared itself. Go to NYTimes.com and log back in.
You must have a valid Bentley University email address to register. Our access doesinclude e-reader editions, Premium Crosswords, Times Insider or The New York Times Crosswords apps. NYTimes apps are not supported on all devices.
Access to archived articles within the date range 1923-1980 is limited. Within this date range, you may only open 5 PDF articles per day.
All NYTimes.com accounts will expire on their one year anniversary. Don't despair, it's easy to renew your Bentley Library group pass subscription following these steps:
The NYTimes.com website subscription allows access to breaking news as well as blogs and other online content not included in the Bentley Library's databases while the databases allow unlimited access to their content and more powerful searching capabilities. Students, staff and faculty who wish to use the New York Times for research should access the paper via the following aggregators:
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