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Jean & Alexander Heard Libraries

Walker Management Library

Online Newspaper Access

All Vanderbilt University students, faculty and staff can create accounts to access the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, and the New York Times. This access is being sponsored by the Library to provide the Vanderbilt community with relevant and credible sources for news and business information. This will also allow you to download mobile applications, providing access to news on the go.

You can use these accounts to:

• Research topics relevant to your courses and careers

• Save and share pertinent articles with other students

• Follow companies and industries that interest you

• Track real-time stories and trends


Wall Street Journal 


To activate your subscription, start here:

Verify your status by entering your VUNetID and password.

  • When you get to the WSJ page, you will need to enter your first name, last name, and  email address, and then create a password. (Stay safe! Do not use your VUNetID password!)
  • Select your status: student, professor or staff. Students will also enter an expected graduation date, which ensures continued access to WSJ content until graduation.

Faculty and staff of the university need to refresh their access to the Journal once a year. If they fail to do so, their access to WSJ content will be blocked. They should receive an email notification 7 days prior to being blocked with instructions on how to renew.

To learn about newsletters and alerts for the Wall Street Journal, CLICK HERE


Financial Times 

To activate your subscription, start here:

If you already have a registered account, please input your university email address and the system will recognize your email address and auto-populate the form. Update the information if necessary and fill the missing fields to transfer your registered account to the new license.

Please check your inbox and follow the prompts provided by the automated confirmation email.

You can reset your password  here  if necessary.

New York Times 


To activate your subscription, start here:


  • Search for and select Vanderbilt University
  • Create an account with your Vanderbilt ( email address.

Once registered, users will have 364 days of full account access at

You can follow the below steps to re-start your subscription to the New York Times:

  • Step 1: Navigate to
  • Step 2: Search for and select "Vanderbilt University". You will be redirected to the NYT registration page.
  • Step 3: If you have previously registered your email address on The New York Times site, you will click the "Already have an account?" Log in here" link.
  • Step 4: Verify your account (you will receive a confirmation email)* *The confirmation email may be routed to your spam folder. You must click the link in this email to complete the registration. 

To learn about newsletters and alerts for the The New York Times, CLICK HERE


If you have any questions please contact or stop in the library.

For authentication or access problems, please contact