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New York Times digital edition

Complete digital version of The New York Times. Exceptions: e-reader edition, Premium Crosswords, Times Insider and The New York Times Crossword app.  Access to archived articles from 1923-1980 is limited.

To activate your access, while on campus, go to Create an account using U of C email address. Download your free NYT mobile app. ( After registration you can access from any network or location. Renewal is on an annual basis.

In order to access from off campus, you need to authenticate as a current University of Calgary student, faculty, or staff and use your e-mail address to create a account. 

  1. Select the account
  2. Authenticate as a current University of Calgary student, faculty, or staff (login FAQ
  3. Select Create Account and follow the prompts.

You can search back issues, with some date limitations. Available from 1857 - 1922, and 1981-. Use the search function on or the mobile search app. Then narrow by date range.  It is also possible to search by specific date in TimesMachine to see how the article appeared on that day in history.

The New York Times: Proquest historical newspapers

New York Times: Proquest historical newspapers


New York Daily Times  1851-1857

New York Times 1857-1922

New York Times 1923 - current


The New York Times: ProQuest current

New York Times 


New York Times, Late Edition (East Coast) Jun.1, 1980 - present

New York Times Book Review , Jan. 19, 1997 - present

New York Times Magazine  Jan. 5, 1997 -present

New York Times (Online) March 25, 2015 - present

New York Times (Video) Aug. 31, 2018 - present