The New York Times: All the news that’s fit to print (or surf)

By - Research & Instruction Librarian October 20th, 2008

Lura Sanborn – Reference Librarian

There are several ways to access The New York Times through Ohrstrom Library – online or in the library, choose the one that fits your needs and stay connected to a great source of information.

Current News: Come to the library!  We love to see you!  The print version of  The New York Times is delivered to the library daily and is available in the periodicals room on the library’s main level.
Can’t make it in?  Try ProQuest (available from the library’s website HERE) providing access to the New York Times from 1980 to the present day.  Select the publications tab and search for “New York Times”.  Or, for instant gratification, use THIS LINK (so long as you’re online on campus).

Historical News: Feeling old-school?  We have The New York Times archive, 1851-2008, available on microfilm on the library’s lower level.

For Easier Access: Consider using The Historical Newspaper Collection.  This online database, available at the library’s website HERE, provides access to The New York Times from 1851-2001 (as well as a few other newspapers).

Fun search fact: Check out the search box in the upper right-hand corner to quickly search headlines appearing on your birthday.

RSS Feed: The Times offers a wide selection of RSS feeds in a variety of themes.  Customize the daily feed headlines coming to your feed reader to support your own special interests in news.  You can access the list of feeds HERE.


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