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Washington Post:  

Library guide to the Washington Post digital site license subscription program.


Washington Post logo The Rohrbach Library has partnered with The Washington Post to provide students, faculty, and staff with digital access to The Washington Post online, the Post archives and on all apps. 

How to access

There are two ways to access the Washington Post:

Create an account (recommended)

Follow these steps to create a WP account. Note: You must complete all the steps below.

  1. Visit https://www.washingtonpost.com/subscribe/signup 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.

You can also view the Washington Post's step by step instructions with screenshots.

IP access:

On-campus, the Post can be accessed directly at: https://www.washingtonpost.com/.

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


Get The Post App

If you created an account you can use The Post's mobile app.

Search for The Washington Post app in Google Play or the Apple Store or click on the links below, install, and login with your username/password.


What's included


Access to washingtonpost.com website includes:

  • Most useful for current news and events includes access to articles, videos, graphics, photographs, etc. Updated 24/7.
  • Includes a rolling 15 years of content however it is not a comprehensive archive, some articles could be removed for various reasons, The Post Archives (explained below) is the comprehensive archive


Digital copy of print edition (e-Replica)

Note: You can only access this edition if you have created an account and are logged in.

You can access the e-Replica edition of the Post on a rolling two week basis, its an exact digital replica of the Washington DC print paper To access this version:

  • Click on your name in the upper right-hand corner
  • Then click on e-Replica Edition from the left-hand menu
  • This will direct you to a new page, click on Continue with this account
  • You will then be directed to the e-Replica edition


The Post Archives (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)

Note: You can only access this edition if you have created an account and are logged in.

Includes comprehensive archival access to all content published from 1877 - 2006. The Post Archives is hosted on ProQuest platform.

To access The Post Archives:

  1. Login to your account
  2. Click on your name in the upper right hand corner
  3. Click on My Post from the menu
  4. Under "Explore more of The Post: click on "The Post Archives"
  5. This will direct you to The Post Archives hosted on the ProQuest platform, from there you can conduct a search