Butte College Library now offers free online New York Times accounts for all students, staff, and faculty. This includes unlimited access to nytimes.com as well as mobile apps on tablets and smart phones.
NYTimes.com accounts are good for one year. If you remain a Butte College community member (current students, staff, and faculty), simply renew your account each year.
Faculty are also eligible for a New York Times in Education account. New York Times in Education provides curated content for a range of disciplines on how to incorporate news content from the New York Times into your curricula. Scroll down on this page for more info.
Why use the Butte College Library NYTimes.com Pass to read The New York Times online?
The New York Times uses a paywall and requires a paid subscription for full access to the NYTimes.com site; unsubscribed visitors may only read up to 10 free articles per month. Our NYTimes.com Pass gives you free unlimited access to all content on the site, except for a limited number of articles you can view from 1923 to 1980.
Why should I use The New York Times at all?
The New York Times is one of the most well-respected news sources. It reports news on politics, national and California issues, healthcare, elections, science, technology, business, sports, arts and more.
Can I access The New York Times from off-campus or on a mobile device?
Yes! Once registered you will have full access the nytimes.com website from anywhere. Also download the NYTimes app and sign-in for access on any mobile device.
How do I set up news alerts from The New York Times?
You can set up email notifications from The New York Times by clicking on "Account" in the upper right hand corner of nytimes.com. You can also get mobile alerts from The New York Times app by accessing your account on the app.
Why am I asked to log in on some occasions and not others?
Your browser may be clearing its web cache/history. In such cases you will need to log back into NYTimes.com, but you can still use your NYTimes.com Pass.
Access is also provided to New York Times in Education for faculty, which provides resources designed for Educators, such as: