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Newspaper Digital Subscriptions for Students, Faculty, and Staff

Learn about how to access FREE subscriptions to the New York Times, Washington Post, and Wall Street Journal through Norfolk State University.

The Chronicle of Higher Education - Features

Program Benefits - The Chronicle of Higher Education

  • Unlimited digital access to Chronicle content, news, and data.

  • Full access to articles and essays dating back to 1989 and Chronicle insights dating back to 1967. (see Archives tab above)

  • Opinion pieces from leaders in higher education.

  • Special issues like The Almanac of Higher Education and The Trends Report.

  • Daily and weekly newsletters with the creation of a free account.

  • Higher Education job board and salary comparison data.

  Searches in current editions can be done from the search button in the top right-hand corner of the webpage.

  • Complete article archives beginning in 1989 and Chronicle insights dating back to 1967 are available using the site search and filtered using the tools in the left margin and the "sort by" option in the upper right corner of the results list:

The New York Times - Features

Program Benefits - The New York Times

  • Unlimited access on (There is no daily limit to the number of articles you can download).

  • Archives (dating back to 1851) (5 PDF article downloads from Times Machine per user per day).

  • Newsletters (there are a variety of topics that you may subscribe to).

  • Spanish and Chinese versions of

  • The Learning Network: The Learning Network publishes hundreds of teaching resources each school year, including lesson plans, writing prompts, quizzes, films and contests. These resources all use content from The New York Times — articles, essays, images, videos, graphics and podcasts — as teaching tools across subject areas.

  Searches in current editions can be done from the search button in the top left-hand corner.


Searches can also be done from the Archives (dating back to 1851) : 

The NYT allows up to 5 PDF article downloads from Times Machine per user per day.

The Wall Street Journal - Features

Program Benefits - The Wall Street Journal

  • Unlimited digital access to the Wall Street Journal.

  • Newsletters (configured through your account).

  • Chinese and Japanese versions of the Wall Street Journal.

  • How-To Guides: ranging in topic from personal finance to resume writing and job interview preparation.

   Searches in current editions can be done from the search button in the top right-hand corner.

Archival coverage is available on the website back to 1997:

The Washington Post - Features

Program Benefits - The Washington Post

  • Unlimited digital access to from the school’s network.

  • Live-streaming of Washington Post Live events, where top-level government and business leaders, emerging voices and newsmakers discuss the most pressing national and global issues of the day.

  Searches in current editions can be done from the search button in the top left-hand corner.

Coverage is from 2006 - present.


Print Archives (1877 - Current) are available through ProQuest to users with active accounts. Make sure that you are signed into the Washington Post website before trying to access the archives. After signing in, use the link in the footer of the Washington Post website labelled: Print Archives (Subscribers Only)

Note: if you receive an error when attempting to access the archives or if ProQuest displays that it is searching 0 databases, please use the following troubleshooting steps: