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The New York Times Machine
With your BC New York Times account, you can access the "TimesMachine", a searchable archive of the NYT! You can search by keyword terms or by date.
- Remove extraneous words
- "and" "in" "the" typically are not necessary
- Check your spelling
- Use quotation marks wisely
- place your terms in quotes to find that exact phrasing
- while this does narrow down your results, you may be eliminating other phrasings
- Use synonyms
- if your first results don't seem right, try rephrasing your search
Create / Reactivate your account
To activate your account while off-campus, please follow these instructions.
Find primary source articles from historical issues of The New York Times! Check out The New York Times Machine! (must have an account to access)
Most of these resources require no logging in when you are on campus.
To log in to any of these resources off campus, please consult the
Please alert Ms. Murphy if you have any issues accessing any resource.