One of the reference librarians posted this story to our internal blog and I thought it would make a great post on my blog. The New York Times will now make Select service free to those with a .edu email address. According the the Vice President and GM of the Times, the purpose of this endeavor is to increase dialogue between faculty and students. I think its great to have free access to the New York Times but students (and faculty) should remember to get their news from more than one source. While the NY Times may be offering this service to foster academic debate, I’m sure they are also intent on creating loyal customers. Read the full story here.
NYT select now FREE to those with .edu email