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Changes to the NYT, NYT Academic Pass, and Other Current Awareness Resources

by Julie Tedjeske on 2017-12-04T15:53:00-05:00 in News

The New York Times recently changed its online access policies. Now, readers without a New York Times subscription will only be able to read up to five free articles per month, which is half of the previously allotted 10 articles. If Duquesne Law faculty, staff, or students wish to sign up for a NYT Academic Pass, which will enable them to read more than the 5 free articles per month, they can find the instructions for setting up an account here. 

Not only can Academic Pass user read articles on the website, but they can also subscribe to a number of email newsletters, which provide daily, weekly, breaking news, or topical coverage. Below is a list of other resources that provide email newsletters. For more information, please contact Julie Tedjeske, Electronic Resources and Instructional Services Librarian ( or see the DCLI's News and Current Awareness Resource Guide.

Newsletter Resources:

  • ABA Journal: Users can sign up for daily or weekly newsletters.
  • Bloomberg BNA Reports: Users can sign up for email alerts to Bloomberg BNA titles via Bloomberg Law (password required).
  • CCH Cheetah Newsletters: Contact Julie Tedjeske ( to set up an individual log-in account that will allow you to access the database at home and to subscribe to various email newsletters.
  • Chronicle of Higher Education: Users can create accounts that provide access to daily, weekly, and topical email newsletters.
  • Environment and Energy News: Users can sign up various email newsletters.
  • Law360: Duquesne Law faculty may contact Julie Tedjeske ( for information about receiving jurisdictional or topic-based Law360 email newsletters that may be read off-campus.
  • Legal Intelligencer: Users can login using their Lexis credentials. Go to "My Accounts" to set up access to a variety of email newsletters, including Pa Law Weekly, Breaking News, AM Update, PM Update, and the Most Viewed Stories of the Week. Members of the law school community who do not have a Lexis account may contact Julie Tedjeske, Electronic Resources and Instructional Services Librarian ( for further assistance
  • Westlaw Practical Law: Users can sign up for Practical Law email newsletters.

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