New & Improved: Managing your New York Times account

Current Chicago-Kent College of Law students, faculty, and staff may create individual accounts to access the online edition of The New York Times through the Law Library’s Databases page. 

We’ve updated the instructions on how to create and/or to renew a New York Times account using the Law Library’s page, which can now be done off-campus!

To create a New York Times account:

  1. The New York Times list on the Library Electronic Database ListingGo to Chicago-Kent College of Law Library’s Databases page
  2. Scroll down to, New York Times. The databases are listed alphabetically
  3. Click on, New York Times.
    1. Please note that you must use this link on the Databases page to create/renew your account through the Chicago-Kent College of Law Library.
    2. If you simply go to nytimes.com in your browser, it will not work.
  4. NYTimes.com Pass Welcome Screen

    NYTimes.com Pass Welcome Screen #4 & #7

    Clicking on the link from the library website will take you to a NYTimes.com Pass Welcome message.

  5. Click on, “Create Account”
  6. Log in using your myIIT username and password
  7. It will take you back to the NYTimes.com Pass Welcome Scr
  8. To create a new account, click on, “Create Account.”
  9. This will take you to a screen showing:

    NYTimes Complimentary Account - add email

    Use your kentlaw.iit.edu email

  10. Use the  “Or use your email,” circled in red here to enter your Chicago-Kent email address. Create your own password.
  11. Click on, “Create Account.”
  12. You likely will receive a confirmation email, sent to your Chicago-Kent email address, with
    a “Thank  you for registering” message:
NYTimes Registration Success Email Confirmation

email confirmation message

Once you have created your account, you may access The New York Times from any network, using your Chicago-Kent email address and the password that you just created. You may also access The New York Times via the mobile device apps. You do not need to click on the link on the Law Library’s databases page each time you log in to The New York Times via a web browser or the Times’s mobile apps.

Note: Once every 12 months, beginning at approximately the same date and time that you created your The New York Times account via the Law Library, you will need to renew your subscription. To renew, follow the steps below:

To renew an existing New York Times account:

Once a year, beginning at approximately the same date and time that you created your The New York Times account via the Law Library, you will need to renew your subscription. To renew, follow steps 1-4, above. Starting with step 5, please see the instructions, below:

  1. NYTimes.com Pass Login Link

    access this link from the Library website

    Click on, “Log in here,” circled in red, below:

  2. Log in, using your Chicago-Kent email address and the password that you’d created a year ago.
  3. You will receive an email such as the following:

Set Reminder to renew NYTimes Pass

 

 

 

Now, you’re ready to enjoy a year (12 months) of access to The New York Times, courtesy of the Chicago-Kent College of Law Library!

If you would like to customize your subscription with email notifications, newsletters, etc. you can review our earlier New York Times Customized Subscriptions post!

If you have any questions, please contact the Law Library at: refreq@kentlaw.iit.edu

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