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This guide points to current and historical newspapers and digital archives.

New York Times

New York Times logo

The Lesley University Library is now offering the New York Times in an improved format, directly through In order to access the New York Times through, you'll need to follow these steps:

  • Visit here to claim your pass.
  • If you do not have an existing account with your email address, click "Create Account." Otherwise, log in to your existing free account.
  • Complete the registration form, using your email address. You may get a blank screen when your registration is complete--this is just a glitch. If you close this window and go to, you should be able to log in!
  • Log in to with your account!

Once activated, your pass will provide you access to from any location, provided that you are logged in to the account associated with your pass.

Please note that your pass does not include access to NYT Cooking or Crosswords.

Newspaper Searching Tips

Saw a link to an interesting-looking article, but you've already hit your free-article limit? For the New York Times, double check to make sure you've claimed your pass and logged in!

For other newspapers, check to see if we have an Online Edition! There can be very slight differences between the print edition and online editions of many newspapers. To see if we have access, search the online edition for the article's title! Online editions of popular newspapers are linked below, but you can always search our journals list for (publication title) + "online".

Boston Globe

The Boston Globe is available through ProQuest, and coverage is available from 1872-1989 as part of the Historic Boston Globe, and from 1980-current.

Includes the Boston Daily Globe (1872-1927), the Daily Boston Globe (1928-1960) and the Boston Globe (1960-1989)

More recent issues of the Boston Globe, through the current issue.

TIP: If you're looking for an article you saw online recently, try searching for the title in the online edition!

Chicago Tribune

Issue-by-issue coverage through December 1996.

Chicago Tribune through the current issue.

The online edition of the Chicago Tribune.

Daily Chatter

The Economist

Issue-by-issue coverage of The Economist from 1998 through the current issue.

The online edition of The Economist.

LA Times

Los Angeles Times issues through December 1996.

Los Angeles Times through the current issue; corresponds most often to print edition.

Los Angeles Times online edition through the current issue; corresponds most often to the online edition.

Wall Street Journal

Often corresponds with print edition of the Wall Street Journal.

Corresponds with Wall Street Journal online.

Washington Post

Washington Post coverage through 1996.

Washington Post from 1996 through today's current issue.

Looking for op-eds and more? Also try Washington Post Blogs!

Other Newspapers

If you're looking for a specific newspaper, try our journals list!

For newspaper databases, try U.S. Newsstream, Global Breaking Newswires, International Newsstream, or ProQuest Central to search those databases and more!