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New York Times - How to Create a Free Account: It's Easy to Create a Free Account

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How to Set Up Your Account through the Chemeketa Community College Library


Here are 10 steps for creating a New York Times account:

1. Start at the Chemeketa Community College Library homepage  (
2. On the right side of the page, click the button that says Articles & Databases
3. In the alphabetical navigation bar, click 'N' 
4. Scroll down and click on New York Times 
5. Click the button that says 'Create Account'
6. Enter your school email and a password of your choosing
7. Choose the 'Student' button, then pick a graduation date (hint - it isn't picky, choose 2021, 2023, or whatever)
8. Optional alternate email - your choice
9. Optional button to receive NY Times updates - your choice
10. Click the button that says 'Sign Up'
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