New library service allows free electronic access to The New York Times

By Lucy McElroy

A new service through USC Upstate’s library allows currently enrolled students, staff, and faculty members free electronic access to The New York Times, University Communications announced Monday.

This service is valid for 365 days after creating a free account at and can be accessed on campus or off campus.

First, enter “University of South Carolina Upstate – Spartanburg, SC” in the “Find School” box. Do not abbreviate. Then, sign up for an account with a USC Upstate email address. A confirmation email will be sent to the address provided.

Members can view all articles at freely and have full access to associated apps. Services available include English, Spanish, and Chinese translations, podcasts, videos, newsletters, daily 360 content, a virtual reality app, and a cooking app.

USC Upstate students, staff, and faculty can also access the article archives dating back to 1851. This service limits users to five archived articles per day.

More information about this service can be found at