New York Times Online

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  3. When you see START YOUR ACCESS, the expiration time and date of your pass will appear
  4. Go to and enjoy your full access from any location

Returning IUB Affilated Users

Once you have activated your IUB Group Pass account, it should allow you full access until your expiration date with no further action on your part. However, if for any reason while on you are served the message that you are reaching the limit of free articles on the site, please do the following: Make sure you are logged in to the account with which you activated your Group Pass. If you log out of your account or visit on a device where you are not logged in, you can simply log in to your account to continue enjoying access.

If your Group Pass has expired: Visit to activate a new pass. Make sure you are logged in to the account with which you activated your IUB Group Pass.

Content Availability:

  • 1851-1922: unlimited article availability
  • 1923-1980: up to five articles per day per user
  • 1981-present: unlimited article availability

Additional access options for the New York Times:

Varies - Updated daily
Center for Research Libraries
New York Times
Interlibrary Loan:
Not Permitted
Simultaneous User Limit:
Unlimited simultaneous users