Get the News
No need to subscribe and pay for online access to newspapers while you're a student at Cornell!
Funding from the Student Assembly, the Library, and other organizations means that undergraduates have these free options:
Cornell-funded Online Access to Recent News
Financial Times/FT.com:Access funded by the Library and others.
From the catalog record, follow the link to set up your free account. All faculty, students, and staff have access.The default edition is the “International Edition.” You can switch to the UK Edition on the ft.com homepage.
New York Times/nytimes.comFree access for undergraduate students and everyone in the Law School.
Cornell undergraduates can sign up for unlimited, free access to The New York Times online. Funded by the Student Assembly.
Law School students, faculty, and staff access funded by the Law Library.
Graduate students, faculty and staff can get an education discount.
Articles from the New York Times can also be accessed via multiple databases provided by the library.
Wall Street Journal/wsj.comAccess funded by the library and the Student Assembly.
Database Access to Recent News
- FactivaAccess funded by the Library.
Scroll down to the Newsstand: US box on the Factiva home page to browse the last two weeks of the following news sources—every article, plain text (no graphics)—The New York Times, Wall Street Journal (U.S. edition), and Washington Post from the print editions. Articles in the online versions may not be available in Factiva! Use the Search/SearchBuilder menu to query the full database content. Access limited to 10 simultaneous users.
- Nexis UniAccess funded by the Library.
Full-text articles from thousands of news sources in plain text. Coverage begins around 1980 for many titles.
- World Politics Review [WPR]Access funded by the Library.
Continuously updated. Articles provide analysis of trends and events in international affairs. Published entirely online, WPR's original articles are written by a network of analysts, journalists, and scholars. Articles cover diplomacy, military affairs, energy, economics and related subjects.