Answered By: Colleen Bryant Last Updated: Apr 27, 2017 Views: 855
Harvard’s licensed databases provide online access to the print edition content and some web content, but this is not the same as the digital editions of these papers that you would get by subscribing to, e.g., nytimes.com or wsj.com.
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 their subscription model will evolve to include us.
In the meantime, many newspapers offer discounted or free subscriptions for students and educators. See, for example:
nytimes.com (discount for .edu address)
wsj.com (discount for students)
washingtonpost.com (free with .edu address)
ft.com (free account for Harvard affiliates)
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’s databases or proxy access?