Does Harvard subscribe to the digital editions of popular newspapers?
We have special digital access to just a few papers (use your Harvard email to register)
We do have online access to the content of many popular newspapers, but not the way you'd usually expect. Most newspapers do not make their digital editions available to institutions like Harvard. We know that the digital edition often includes content not otherwise available, so we hope these subscription models will evolve to include us.
We have online access to print edition content and some web content through databases that provide institutional licenses. This is not the same interface as you get by subscribing to bostonglobe.com (for instance), but it does include the contents of the Boston Globe for years specified.
Many newspapers make special educational discounts available, for instance:
Boston Globe student discount FAQ
For more information on accessing specific newspapers via Harvard’s licensed databases, see our FAQ on “What's the best way for me to determine if a newspaper is available at Harvard electronically?”
For information on how to get general access to today’s news, see our FAQ on How can I read recent (i.e. today's) newspapers online through Harvard Library?
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