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Links and tips for finding news sources both online and in Seymour Library.
  • Last Updated: Mar 28, 2015 12:47 AM
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Full access to The New York Times site is now available to students, faculty and staff of Knox College via the NYTimes Group Pass program.

To create your account on the

  1. Go to (If you are off-campus, you will need to log into the proxy server first by providing your Knox email credentials.)
  2. Create an account using your Knox College email address. If you already have an account using your Knox address, you may log in with those credentials.
  3. When you see START YOUR ACCESS, the expiration date of your pass will appear. 
  4. Continue to the site for full access to content. 

What you need to know about the NYTimes Group Pass program:

  • The Group Pass gives you unlimited access to all content* on the, including archived articles since 1851 with exception to those articles published between 1923 to 1980. However, each day of the annual pass, users may access up to 5 complimentary archived articles published between the years 1923 through 1980. If you need articles from the archive, you can also visit The Historical New York Times database for unlimited access to articles from 1851-2010.
  • If you already have an existing paid digital subscription, you may create a new Knox subscription account. Before you go to the site to create your account, make sure you are logged out of your existing NYTimes account.
  • If you are ever on the NYTimes site and you see a message about reaching the limit of free articles on the site, make sure you are logged into the NYTimes site with the credentials you used when activating your Group Pass. 
  • If your Group Pass has expired, visit to activate a new pass. To activate a new pass you must do this from a computer on the Knox network. 
  • The Group Pass includes free access to smartphone apps at Apps are available for iPhone/iPod Touch, Android and Windows. Mobile apps for tablets are not available with the Group Pass, however, you can access the mobile site ( using your tablet's browser.

*Does not include e-reader editions, Premium Crosswords or The New York Times Crosswords apps. 

If you have questions about or problems with the NYTimes Group Pass, please email

To Change Your Password:

Go to and click on the Log In button in the top right.

Go the top-right of the screen and click the little arrow next to your username to see the menu.


Choose "My account" and change your password here.


If you have questions about or problems with the NYTimes Group Pass, please email

Current Newspapers in Seymour Library

The Library subscribes to the following newspapers in print. You can find them in Seymour Library in the southwest corner of the first floor.

International papers:

  • Die Zeit (weekly, issues kept for 6 months)
  • Le Monde (weekly, issues kept for 6 months)

National papers:

Local papers:

Access World News

Access World News is a database of thousands of sources: newspapers, broadcast transcripts, newswires, news blogs, news web-only content and video and includes local, national and international sources.


LexisNexis has major U.S. and international news sources, news wire services and TV and radio broadcast transcripts.

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