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Research Center Services

This guide will help you better navigate through all of the resources that we have to offer!

New York Times Digital Account for CUNY-J Students & Faculty

Sign up here for a NY Times Digital Academic Pass via the CUNY J-School Research Center

Unlike a regular subscription, this is an Academic Pass. You will still receive full access, but signing up is a bit different. Here are the steps to follow:

Go to

1.   Click on "Register" to create a account using your CUNY e-mail address.

2.   At the bottom of the Welcome page, click "Continue."

3.   If your email address is from an eligible school, you will then see "Check your email." Look for a “Confirm Your Email Address” message, which should arrive to your CUNY e-mail within 15 minutes.

4.   Click on the link in our confirmation email. This will simultaneously verify your eligibility and

grant your Academic Pass, which will provide access to for your campus designated period.

5.   If you don’t get our confirmation email, check your spam filter.  If you still do not receive it, send an email from your school email account to

Once you’ve created an account, access from anywhere will simply require your CUNY New York Times login—you will not have to authenticate it through the library’s website. You will see your subscription as being for “one year,” although that renewals will happen as the subscription continues.

If you already have an annual subscription to the New York Times with your CUNY e-mail address, you can cancel it and the New York Times, Co. will issue a refund.

Wall Street Journal Digital Account for CUNY-J Students & Faculty

Follow the steps below to sign up for your Wall Street Journal Digital Subscription access via The CUNY J-School Research Center

You must be on campus to register for the first time

Enter your Research Center barcode:

You will set up your account, and you will have to renew it every 90 days on campus.

Once you set up your, you can access it from anywhere.