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How to get complete access to news sources on your own devices through NWACC Library subscriptions.

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The Chronicle of Higher Education is the leading source of news and commentary about the events, people, and issues shaping higher education.  Because NWACC Library is a subscriber, you can read full issues online and enjoy free downloads of weekly issues directly to your iPad.

By using The Chronicle through the library, you get the complete contents of the latest issue; daily news and advice columns; thousands of current job listings; an archive of previously published content; vibrant discussion forums; and career-building tools such as online CV management, salary databases, and more.

Once you create an account, you can log in to access The Chronicle from any device by going to chronicle.com

After creating a personal Chronicle.com account, you can sign up for the Chronicle’s newsletters which provide daily and/or weekly updates of academic news of particular interest to you and which arrive via email. 

HOW TO SET UP AN ACCOUNT when you are off-campus

1. visit this link, and complete the information requested in the form. You will receive an email to confirm your registration and activate your account.

2. Once your account is activated visit https://www.chronicle.com/ and login in the upper right-hand corner of the page.

HOW TO SET UP AN ACCOUNT when you are on-campus

  1. Access The Chronicle via the Library's A-Z Database page or by using the link above.
  2. In the upper right-hand corner, click on Log In
  3. On the Log In page, click on Create a Free Account.
  4. Submit the appropriate information being requested. You must use your NWACC email address.  You will also be required to create a password.  This is not your My NWACC Connection password, so it can be whatever you want it to be.
  5. Once you have created your free account, you can log in to access The Chronicle of Higher Education from any device.

 

TO ACCESS VIA IPAD (sorry, no Android app available):

  1. Download The Chronicle of Higher Education app from the App Store onto your iPad.
  2. You will be required to login using your free account credentials (NWACC email and password you created in steps above).
  3. The Chronicle will appear in your Newsstand on the iPad.  You will be able to download editions to your iPad, and when finished, archive them so they are removed from your iPad. (If you archive an edition, you can also easily re-download at a later date, if you wish.  Archiving read editions will free up space).

 

The library provides current NWACC faculty, students, and staff a digital New York Times account with your nwacc.edu email.

Users will find a variety of topics covered with unsurpassed quality and depth through breaking news articles, blogs, videos and interactive features. Convenient section lists and search tools make navigation simple.

In addition, users can discover and share content on social networks, save articles, subscribe to email newsletters of areas of interest and receive news alerts, either on predefined topics or through a keyword search the user designates.

Once you create an account, you can log in to access the Times from any device by going to nytimes.com

To set up your account for the first time please follow these 4 steps:

Step 1: Navigate to www.accessnyt.com

Step 2: Search for and select " NorthWest Arkansas Community College – Bentonville, AR"

You will be redirected to the NYT registration page.

 Step 3: Click "Create Account" and complete fields; you must use your nwacc.edu email

Step 4: Verify your account (you will receive a confirmation email)*

* The confirmation email may be routed to your spam folder. You must click the link in this email to complete the registration.

If you have previously registered your nwacc.edu email address on the New York Times site, please follow these 4 steps.

Step 1: Navigate to www.accessnyt.com

Step 2: Search for and select " NorthWest Arkansas Community College – Bentonville, AR"

You will be redirected to the NYT registration page.

Step 3: click the "Already have an account?" Log in here" link.

Step 4: Verify your account (you will receive a confirmation email)*

* The confirmation email may be routed to your spam folder. You must click the link in this email to complete the registration.

Mobile access

Access for smartphones, iPads and Android tablets is provided with the Library's subscription. Download the app on your device and log in using your NY Times account credentials created above. A cross-platform save feature allows you to retrieve saved articles from the device of your choice.

Offers faculty additional teaching resources geared to using NY Times articles in your classes. Resources include faculty selected articles, instructional strategies and optional weekly newsletters across nine discipline areas: American government, business, criminal justice, economics, environmental sciences, international relations, leadership, psychology, and writing & English composition. 

Create a separate account using your NWACC email address.

HOW TO SET UP AN ACCOUNT

Access The New York Times in Education via the Library's A-Z Database page or by using the link above.

New York Times in Education Register for account

Follow the prompts to create your account using your NWACC email address. Using your NWACC email address is required. You do not have to use your My NWACC Connection password; it can be anything you want.

You will receive confirmation that your account you created. You can now log in from any device using the account you created above.

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