The New York Times

In addition to a daily digital issue of The New York Times, the Library provides access to digital issues of this newspaper from 1851-1922 and 1981- present. This database provides high resolution PDFs of all original articles and images.

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated to NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by The New York Times Company. The New York Times has won 117 Pulitzer Prizes.

If you are outside the Library attempting to access the NYT, please follow these instructions:

  1. Click on the green the ‘Login’ button below to get started.
  2. Please enter your 14-digit New Canaan Library barcode number and click “Submit.”
  3. Next “Create An Account” using your email address and a password of your choice (write this down, you will need it for future logins).
  4. You will then be able to access a 24-hour group pass to the New York Times by clicking “Go to NYTimes.com”. For the next 24-hours, you can go directly to nytimes.com to enjoy full digital access.
  5. During future visits you will follow steps 1-4 and then instead of creating a new account simply “Log-In” with the email address and password of the account you created. This will then reactivate a 24 hour group pass.

If you are inside the Library attempting to access the NYT, please follow these instructions:

  1. Navigate to NYTimes.com
  2. Click “Register” to create an account with your personal email address, or “Sign In” if you already have created an account