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The Libraries is pleased to announce that New York Times digital access is now available for the entire CMU Pittsburgh campus! Students, faculty and staff now have free access to The New York Times, compliments of the Undergrad Student Center/SLICE and the University Libraries. Passes provide access to and NYTimes apps to individuals, granting digital access to the NYT from any network or location. 
Coverage: All Pass users have unlimited access to the NYT archived articles outside the 1923-1980 date rage (starting in 1851). Each day of their pass, users may access up to five complimentary articles published between the years 1923 through 1980.
App: Pass accounts will work with NYT apps but not all NYT apps are supported on all devices. Passes do not include e-reader editions, Times Premier content or NYT Games content. 
Please follow these instructions to activate your account:
NEW Account Users
1. Navigate to
2. Search and select “Carnegie Mellon University – Pittsburgh”
3. You will be redirected to the NYT registration page
4. Click on “Create Account” and complete fields; you must use your CMU email address
5. Verify your account (via the confirmation email) and proceed to complete your account.
Existing NYT Account Users
NOTE: Passes can only be used by individuals who do not already have an active NYT subscription/account. If your existing account is tied to a CMU email in any way, you won’t be able to create a NYT Pass account.
There is also an entry for NYT Digital Access via Academic Pass on the Library’s Databases, eResources, and Tools list as well.

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