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Newspaper Sources

Campus Site Licenses Explained

A campus site license provides full-text access to the complete content of a single newspaper source to the entire campus community. The Rohrbach Library currently provides site licenses to three popular newspapers: New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post.  Details are below.

The CHROME browser does not work well  with the New York Times and Wall Street Journal when you sign up for your free account. 
Try to use another browser to sign up for an account. 
After you get an account, you can use any browser you want.
More info at KNOWN ISSUES.


New York Times

How to access:

  1. Sign up for access or renew your pass* at the library's special registration link: 
    Important information if using Chrome.
  2. Once you create your account simply go to and login using your new credentials.

* - If you already have an account:

  • Student passes last up until 12/31 of the year they graduate.
  • Faculty/Staff - must renew their pass once every four years by visiting the library link above, click on "Already have an account?" and login.

What's Included:

Full text access to articles from 1851 - Current.

Access to NYT app

Complete details here.

Wall Street Journal

How to access:

  1. Sign up for your access at the library's registration link here:
  2. Once you create your account simply go to and login using your new credentials.

What's included:

Full access back 4 years.

Access to WSJ app

Complete details here.

Washington Post

How to access:

There are two ways to access the Washington Post:

Create an account, follow these steps to create a WP account. Note: You must complete all the steps below.

  1. Visit to sign-up with your Kutztown email address, click on Continue
  2. Create a password
  3. You will receive an email, click on link to verify your account
  4. Click on your name in the upper right-hand corner
  5. Click Account Settings
  6. Click the My Subscription tab
  7. Click Activate free digital access

Important: Your email has to be Verified, if for some reason it is not, click "Unverified" to be sent another verification email.

IP access:

On-campus, the Post can be accessed directly at:

Remote users will need to authenticate through the library link: To ensure access to the paper both on and off campus we recommend using the library link above.


What's Included:

Access to content from 2006 - current on website

Access to WP Archive 1877 - 2005 (with account)

Access to WP app (with account)

Complete details here.

L.A. Times

Note: The library only has 100 accounts, they are available on a first come, first serve basis.

How to access:

  1. Go to Kutztown's sign-up link at
  2. Enter your an email address (note you do not have to use your KU email) and click continue.
  3. Create a password and click continue.
  4. You will then be directed to the subscribe page, here you will need to enter KU's special code LATKutztown, your name, and zip code, then accept the offer and click on continue.
  5. You will then be directed to a welcome page where you can choose to receive L.A. Times newsletters or skip and go to the main site.
  6. In the future, to go and login with the email and password you created.

What's Included:

Full access to the website



LA Times App

Need Help?

Please contact Bob Flatley at with questions.