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Featured Database: The New York Times

You can use databases to easily find organized collections of articles, journals, news, streaming videos, primary sources, data, and more!

Here’s one of our new databases:

The New York Times

You must create an account with the NY Times before accessing content.  

What’s in it?

Access full current and historical content of The New York Times including news articles, analysis, documentaries, podcasts, special editions, and immersive multimedia features including The 1619 and Privacy Projects.  

Our subscription also includes access to the NYTimes in Education website (register with your edu email address), which provides discipline-specific areas of study, instructional strategies, and co-curricular activities. 

Why should you use it?

The New York Times has content back to 1851 with news about major and minor events during this period. This allows for a historical overview of many topics as well as an opportunity to research events in-depth. The New York Times also creates many special reports and multimedia features which provide deep analyses about specific topics.

Who should use it?

Everyone! The New York Times provides news, analyses, and reports about a plethora of topics.

Why use a database?

When you use a specific database, rather than a search engine or discovery tool, you often can find more relevant sources. For example, subject databases include sources about that subject only, rather than a general search engine or discovery tool that includes information about everything. This way you don’t have to wade through thousands of irrelevant results!

Want more databases?

Browse or search our Databases List!

If you have questions about this database or others, please see our Ask Us page.

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