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Faculty Library Guide

Learn about the library resources and services available to you and the many ways you can collaborate with your divisional librarians.

Available Resources

The Library offers all members of the Berkeley Carroll School access to our research tools and resources. This includes free digital access to the New York Times, NYTimes Cooking, and Games. Follow the instructions below to set up your account and access the Times anywhere from any device.

Access NYTimes.com

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Berkeley Carroll students (grades 7-12), faculty, and staff have full complimentary access to NYTimes.com and NYT mobile apps, thanks to our school-wide library subscription. We encourage you to take advantage of the world-class journalism of The New York Times to enrich your selection of reading materials and your educational experience.

How to Create Your NYTimes.com Account

On Campus

  • Go to nytimes.com/grouppass to grab a pass with IP authentication and follow these instructions:
  • Select "Create Account"  
  • Complete the Sign Up form with your Berkeley Carroll email address. 
  • When you see the "Start Your Access" screen, you have successfully registered.
  • Please note:  You will need to repeat these steps to renew your free subscription each year. Set a calendar reminder to be notified when your pass will expire. 

Off Campus

Returning Users

  • Once you have activated your account, you can log into your account from any computer at NYTimes.com.

Mobile Apps

  • To download your free NYTimes app for IOS or Android devices and log in on all your devices go to  Help - NYTimes.com

How to Access Games

We're excited to continue our subscription in the 2023-24 school year to the complete collection of New York Times Games for faculty, staff, and students in grades 9-12 courtesy of BC Libraries. Be on the lookout in the first few weeks of school for a welcome email from NYT Group Subscriptions. Instructions for accessing your account will be included in that email. 

Please contact library staff at bcslibrary@berkeleycarroll.org if you have any issues or questions. As always, if you are unsure whether an email is legitimate, don’t hesitate to reach out to helpdesk. 

Happy playing!

Flipster Online Newsstand

Select any magazine to view in digital format.

To access off-campus, enter the username & password found on the Database Passwords page.

Available Titles:

Advocate ~ The Atlantic ~  Beanz (formerly Kids, Code &  Computer Science) ~ Bon Appetit ~ Dig Into History ~ Discover  ~ Diversity in STEAM ~ Essence ~ MIT Technology Review ~ Muse ~ National Wildlife  ~ National Geographic España ~ Natural History ~ The New York Review of Books ~ The New Yorker ‚Äč ~ Newsweek Mexico ~ Newsweek en Español  ~ Science News  ~  Scientific American  ~  Scientific American Mind  ~  Smore Magazine  ~  Time ~ Total Film ~  Wacky But True ~  The Week ~ Wired ~ YES! Magazine

How to Use Flipster on a computer

  1. Go to BC's Flipster Newsstand
  2. Enter BC's Flipster User ID and Password.
  3. Search for titles, browse Categories, or scroll through the Latest Issues or All Magazines available. When you find a magazine that you want to read, click on the cover to open it.
  4. Use the arrows to navigate. If you click on All Issues on the right-hand side, you can search the magazine, look at specific pages, or see back issues.

How to Use Flipster on a phone or tablet

  1. Download the Flipster app for your iOS or Android device.
  2. Open the app and select Get Started.
  3. Search for the "Berkeley Carroll School". Enter BC's Flipster User ID and Password and select Login.
  4. Browse the list of magazines, search for a specific magazine or choose from the list of Categories. When you find a magazine that you want to read, tap on the cover to open the detail page.
  5. Select download to download the current issue. To download a back issue, use the download icon to the right of the date for that issue.
  6. After downloading, the title will appear under My Shelf.
  7. Tap the cover to open the magazine. Swipe your finger left or right to flip through the pages.
  8. Tap the icon in the upper right-hand corner to see the table of contents with links to every article.
  9. Tap My Shelf to return to your library of magazines in the app.