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Campus-wide access to! access posterThe Cal Maritime Library is excited to announce that online access to The New York Times is now available to the Cal Maritime community. The Academic Pass provides each student, faculty and staff an online subscription to the site (no more paywalls!).

This service gives students, faculty and staff full access to and NYTimes mobile apps, as well as their international editions. Users will find a variety of topics covered with unsurpassed quality and depth through breaking news articles, blogs, videos and interactive features. Convenient section lists and search tools make navigation simple.

In addition, users can discover and share content on social networks, save articles, subscribe to email newsletters of areas of interest and receive news alerts, either on predefined topics or through a keyword search the user designates.

Access is included to The Times’s latest iPhone® app, NYT Now, with a selection of top stories handpicked by editors, and What We’re Reading, a new weekly guide to recommended reading on the web.


To access your Academic Pass to, each user must follow these steps:

  1. Go to
  2. Create a free account using your school email ( address.  If you already have an account using your school email address, you may log in with those credentials.
  3. You have successfully claimed a Pass when you see the Start Your Access screen
  4. Now you can enjoy seamless full access to, and NYT mobile apps just by logging into your account from any location, on or off campus.
  5. Download NYTimes. mobile apps at

Hint: Remain logged into your account to have seamless access to and our mobile apps for the duration of your Pass. Visit  to view your Pass eligibility and expiration timestamp at any time.


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