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Free Digital Newspaper Subscriptions

How to create an account for the free digital newspaper subscriptions available through SUNY Cortland

The New York Times Digital Edition

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Memorial Library is pleased to provide Students, Faculty and Staff free access to The New York Times Digital Edition.

Creating an Account

*Important!  You must use your e-mail address when setting up the account

Step 1: Go to the link for on or off-campus as described above.

Step 2: Start typing SUNY CORTLAND in the search box:

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Step 3: Once SUNY CORTLAND is selected, you'll be directed to an access page. Follow the steps for on-campus or off-campus. 

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Step 4: Next, you will see an option to Create Account. Click the link and fill in details*.

*Important! Use your e-mail address

Step 5: Verify your account by checking your e-mail for a confirmation link.

What if I already subscribe to NYT

What if I'm already a paying subscriber (with my e-mail address)?

There's no need to pay anymore! Just de-activate your paid subscription. To cancel, contact New York Times Customer Care at or call 800-591-9233. Then, follow the steps for those who already have an existing account.