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ZSR Institutional Site Access

Access to (Wall Street Journal)

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Current students, faculty and staff at Wake Forest University are eligible to sign up for access to the online Wall Street Journal (

To sign up for or renew an account:

  1. Log in to your WFU Google account using your WFU email address and password.
  2. To create a new account or renew an existing account, click:
  3. Use your email address when creating or renewing your account.
  4. You can log in to the Wall Street Journal on your computer, smartphone or tablet. To access the WSJ on a mobile device, download the WSJ app and log in. You can log in on multiple devices at the same time.

Access to

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How to Sign Up for NYT Access through WFU

If you do not already have a account using your email address, use this link to Activate Your Access Today

If you already have an existing NYT account using your email address, you'll need to follow one of these steps before using the link above to activate your access through WFU.  

  • EXISTING registered subscribers with ACTIVE PAID subscriptions need to cancel their personal subscription by calling 800-698-4637 or chat with an agent on the site. You will see an “Access Unavailable” notice if you try to sign up without cancelling your existing subscription. NYT recommends waiting 24 hours after cancelling before trying to activate your access through WFU. 

  • EXISTING registered subscribers that DO NOT HAVE ACTIVE PAID NYT subscription can visit and click on "Already have an account "Log In". Input their email address and the same “Password” created for their previous account. If the subscriber encounters an error message that subscriber can email with

Our institutional subscription does not include the e-reader edition, NYT Cooking, or NYT Games (including the Crossword). More information about our NYT site license can be found here. 

Access to

The Economist - Wikipedia

Members of the WFU community do not have to create an Economist account in order to access content on Access is controlled via IP range, so users will need to be on the campus network (on-campus) or sign in to campus VPN (off-campus). 

Access to (Chronicle of Higher Education)

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The ZSR Library has a site-wide license to The Chronicle. Access is controlled via IP range, so users will need to be on the campus network (on-campus) or sign in to campus VPN (off-campus). You can also create a Chronicle account to sign up for Chronicle newsletters, such as Academe Today. Note that some Chronicle articles and newsletters are restricted to subscribers.

Access to

National Journal

National Journal is a political research and advisory organization that gathers information to support political organizations, policy advocacy groups, campaigns, officials, and government agencies. It reports on races, fundraising, policy issues and more and our institutional subscription gets us access to a wide range of their online content. 

  1. Access is IP based so as long as you or are on campus or are off-campus using VPN, you have access through
  2. You do not have to have your own NJ account, but if you want one you can email our representative Jackie Breuer ( and she will create one for you. Be sure to email her with your email so she knows you are a WFU community member. Having an account allows you to subscribe to newsletters and create a 'briefcase' of favorited articles.
  3. Across the top line of content on their website the only thing we do not have access to is the Presentations. 
  4. The Daily has general news stories about what is happening in Government and The Hotline are news stories about elections specifically. 
  5. The Daybook links to events happening in DC, on the Hill, in Think Tanks, etc. and provides the links to register or watch.  
  6. Race Tracker is where you can go and follow races across the country - President, Congress, and Gubernatorial. Includes data on fundraising and spending and some poll data, too. Also includes links to stories that have been done about the race.
  7. The Almanac provides deep information on all members of Congress, their issues, their committees, and their staff. It also lets you see information about their districts and states. 

Access to

Foreign Affairs Homepage

Members of the WFU community enjoy complimentary access to Foreign, including the archives from 1922-present. Access is controlled via IP range, so users will need to be on the campus network (on-campus) or sign in to campus VPN (off-campus). WFU community members do not have to create a Foreign Affairs account in order to access content.

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