Frequently Asked Questions

Does the library have the New York Times?

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The UMKC Libraries doesn’t have up-to-date access to the New York Times because our online database has a 3 month delay, and our collection of the New York Times on microfilm is updated monthly. See the dates for microfilm for recent issues plus historical access back to 1857.

For access to past issues online, the following databases list the time frames available:

For online access to the most current New York Times, sign up for free for a local public library card and get access through the matching link below.

The UMKC Law Library keeps print issues of the current month of the New York Times. Visit the Law Library in person to use them.

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