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New York Times @ Georgia Southern: Set Up Your Account

How to set up your New York Times account

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The library provides access to the full contents of the New York Times Online. By setting up a personal account, all students, faculty, and staff can access New York Times articles from the beginning of the newspaper’s publication to the current day. In addition, you may register for complimentary access to the New York Times inEducation, an instructional design website for educators.

After setting up your personal account, occasionally you will need to renew your account to maintain free access to the New York Times Online. You may not know when your personal account will expire; however, if you suddenly are unable to open NYT articles while logged into your account, then it's time to renew. For additional help, see the New York Times' support page

Currently, creation and renewal of New York Times accounts is unavailable off campus.


Create or Renew your Personal New York Times Online account:

  1. Make sure you are using an on-campus computer.

  2. Make sure you are not already logged into Consider clearing your browser cache after you log out to be sure.

  3. Go to Georgia Southern's sign-up page.

  4. Create or update a account using your Georgia Southern email address only. To create an account, click Create Account. To update an existing account, click Log In Here.

  5. Follow the instructions to create or update your account.

  6. Click Go to and log in using your account credentials.


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Search from 1852 to 2002 in The TimesMachine

Use the Times Machine Search Tool for Historical News Articles

Doing historical research in the NYT will require you to use the paper's search tool. Select the magnifiying glass icon to open the search box.  Use keyword searching for your topic. 

Set Up a New York Times in Education Account

Faculty will benefit from the resources on the  New York Times in Education site, also included in the campus subscription. The site requires a separate account, set up using an Armstrong email address.

What's available?

  • Discipline-specific areas of study
  • General instructional strategies to promote student achievement
  • Co-curricular activities, including events, discussions, and contests
  • A library of curated content from influential educators around the world, recommended articles, and real life teaching applications