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This guide provides an overview of how to find articles and journals through Buley Library.

Access the NYT through Buley!

Access to the New York Times site license and app is now provided by Buley Library!

Our access includes:

  • All current NYT news content
  • Archives (dating back to 1851)
  • Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality - found in the App; NYT stories told through enhanced technology
  • Daily 360 content - two dimensional, 360° views (with mobile device or using a mouse)
  • Podcasts (including The "Daily" podcast)
  • All multimedia, including video, photography, VR features, and new multimedia to come.
  • Newsletters (there are a variety of topics that you may subscribe to)
  • Spanish and Mandarin Chinese versions of

NYT access will be a little different than accessing our other databases.  Instead of going through the library site and logging in with your SCSU credentials when off campus, you should go to to create an account with your SCSU email address.  You can create a new account or link an existing account to SCSU access.  Once you have done this, you can go straight to or download the NYT app onto your device and log in. For detailed instructions on how to set up your account, keep reading.  If you have any questions during the process, use the Buley chat or email Hayley Battaglia (

Account Setup Instructions

To set your account, please follow the directions below.

1. Go to and start to type "Southern Connecticut State University" until our institution appears as an option in the list.

step 1: go to and type southern connecticut state university in the institution box

2. Click "Create Account."

Click create accoune

3.  Enter your SCSU email and click continue. You must use your SCSU email in order to access the subscription provided by Buley Library.

step 3: enter your SCSU email

4.  If you have an existing NYT account set up with your SCSU email, enter your password here to switch over to the Buley provided access.  If you don't have an account with your SCSU email, click "Create One." 

step 4: log in with an existing account or click create account

5. Choose a password and click "Create Account."

step 5: enter scsu email and choose password, click create account

6. Keep an eye out for a validation email.

step 6: keep an eye out for validation email

7. When you receive the validation email, click the link to validate.  Indicate whether you are student or faculty.  If you are a student, enter your anticipated graduation year.

indicate whether you are student or faculty. if student, enter graduation year.

8. You're all set! You can log in and start to view NYT content.  You can visit to claim a new pass when your expiration date arrives. 

you have claimed your pass. expiration date listed, set calendar reminder to claim new pass.