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UW Libraries Partners With New York Times to Provide Complimentary Memberships

August 22, 2022

University of Wyoming Libraries and The New York Times (NYT) have partnered to provide school-sponsored NYT memberships to all UW and Wyoming community college students, faculty and staff.

Through the partnership, the Wyoming higher education community has full digital access to news and content via and The NYT app. Additionally, UW and Wyoming community college community members receive access to archives dating back to 1851, podcasts, augmented and virtual reality, newsletters and live events.

The academic site license also includes access to The NYT in Education website (, which provides discipline-specific areas of study, classroom discussion prompts, suggested learning outcomes and cocurricular activities, including events and discussions. For more information, visit

New subscribers from the Wyoming higher education community can activate their memberships by visiting, typing in the school name and following the instructions based on their location. If new subscribers encounter an error message, they can email Existing registered subscribers should visit for information on how to update their subscriptions.

“We’re excited to be able to provide electronic access to The New York Times for all students, faculty and staff at the University of Wyoming and at Wyoming’s community colleges,” says Denis Shannon, electronic resources librarian at UW Libraries. “For the UW community, this means that you can now access The New York Times as well as The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal, and we’re excited to hear how all of these constituents use The New York Times.”

For a complete list of UW Libraries’ newspaper subscriptions, including FAQs for digital access, visit

About The New York Times

The NYT is an American daily newspaper based in New York City with a worldwide readership. It was founded in 1851 by Henry Raymond and George Jones and was initially published by Raymond, Jones & Co. The newspaper has won more than 130 Pulitzer Prizes, the most of any newspaper, and has long been regarded as a national “newspaper of record.”

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