Digital Library SubscriptionsNew York Times and Chronicle of Higher Education logos

The library also provides access to several newspapers via digital subscription.

The Chronicle of Higher Education

To access the Chronicle of Higher Education, go to In the upper right hand corner, click log in. (Don’t subscribe! We’ve done that for you!). Then create a free account using your Union email.

New York Times

To activate your Pass for free access to, visit UI&U’s group pass page. Select Create Account. Enter your information and choose a personal account password. You will need to reauthorize your Pass once every 365 days using the group pass URL (linked above).

Once activated, your Pass will provide access to from any location. If you would like to access the newspaper from your phone or tablet, download the free app and login using the personal account you created. For more information on the NYT app, visit

Search for News Articles

OneSearch results can be limited to news media by selecting the Source Type “News” in the left sidebar.  Tip: to find news coverage from a specific time period, click the “Show More” link so you can add the month to the Publication Date limiter.

Search results limited to News.

Search a Specific Newspaper

To limit your search to a specific newspaper, add the newspaper’s name to the search box.  Use quotation marks around the newspaper’s name so the words are searched together as a phrase.  You can also use the Journal Titles limiter in the left sidebar of OneSearch.