Databases by Type: Newspapers

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New York Times & Wall Street Journal

New York Times

The Robert A. Foisie School of Business is sponsoring free access for everyone with a WPI email address to for the 2017-18 academic year. This service will provide you with an e-subscription to The New York Times to stay connected with the events of the day. In addition, you will have access to the extensive NYT database dating back to 1851 – a tremendous research tool. 

To set up your account, go to:  (If on campus or otherwise within the WPI IP range)  (If off campus and outside the WPI IP range)

Once you have activated your account you can log in no matter where you are at​


Wall Street Journal

WPI students, faculty, and staff can access The Wall Street Journal online thanks to a joint sponsorship by the Foisie Business School, School of Arts and Sciences, and School of Engineering. To activate your account go to 

For students, when you register for your WSJ account, you will need to indicate your date of graduation, and your account will stay active until that date. Faculty and staff will need to renew their accounts annually. 

Once you have activated your account you can log in no matter where you are at 

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To find newspaper articles in Summon, type your keywords into the search box and then select the Newspaper Article filter on the left.