Lehigh Libraries provides online access to The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, and many other regional, national, and global news and information sources. Full-text of these publications may be available directly via their web sites, through mobile apps, and/or through our library databases.  

On campus: Access to The New York Times is available online via www.nytimes.com without requiring the creation of an account. If you’re on-campus, simply access the site. If you’re off-campus, you’ll need to use VPN (be sure to select the International/Library Resources option from the dropdown).

Off campus: If you wish to access the New York Times from anywhere off-campus without using the VPN, or via the NYTimes app, you must first complete a one-time registration to activate your Academic Pass. To activate your pass, follow these instructions.

Mobile App: Visit https://www.nytimes.com/mobile to download your free NYTimes app (iOS & Android) or go to you OS App Store and search "New York Times".

On and off campus: Access to the Wall Street Journal online via www.wsj.com or on the WSJ mobile app requires account activation. Follow these instructions to activate. Once you have activated your account, login to www.wsj.com from any location.

Mobile App: Visit https://now.wsj.com/mobile to download your free WSJ app (iOS & Android).


Washington Post (site access)

On campus: Full-text of this publication is available on campus. 
Off campus: Access using the Lehigh VPN (select "Library/International" from the dropdown menu) or Library EzProxy. 

Chronicle of Higher Education

The Chronicle of Higher Education from 1989 to present; access to all content including the Almanac of Higher Education and other statistical data.

On and off-campus: Digital browsing of The Morning Call is available for both its print (1984 - present) and web (2010 - present) versions through this database

Looking for more news? Check our Databases A-Z to see the full list of our international, current, and archival news access, including: 

  • Brown and White Archive
    Lehigh University's student newspaper published from 1894 to present. The Digital Brown & White covers 1894 to May 2020.
  • Foreign Policy
    Coverage and analysis of global affairs, domestic and international policy, and international news and opinion. Sign up for an account with your Lehigh email address using this link to access the mobile app, newsletters, FP Live events, and more.
  • Newspapers.com - Library Edition 
    Contains full page newspaper images with searchable full-text for millions of pages of United States newspapers. This version does not include The Morning Call.
  • Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspaper Digital Archive 
    Cover-to-cover full-text contents for hundreds of 19th century U.S. papers, 1800-1899.