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Off-campus access

The first time you click on a link for one of our databases, online journals or eBooks, you will be asked to log in with your Elon username and password. This is the same login information you use for email and Moodle.
Example of the login screen.

You can use multiple databases and online journals without having to log in for each resource. 
You will not be asked to log in again unless you close the browser.

Financial Times

Elon University has a subscription to the Financial Times, one of the leading international financial daily newspapers. Sections included are: World, U.S., Companies, Tech, Markets, Opinion, Work & Careers, Life & Art

Financial Times includes:

  • Unlimited FT article access
  • Topics including energy, finance, health care, industrial products/services, information technology, telecommunications, transportation, apparel, luxury goods, textiles.


1) go to or download the app
2) select Subscribe
3) select Group Subscription - Team or Enterprise
4) fill in your information and Elon email and you'll receive an email response
5) you should get this message: Great news! Elon University has an FT subscription.

New York Times Digital Access

Elon provides digital access to the New York Times to all Elon students, staff, and faculty. 

It's easy to sign up:

Washington Post Digital Access

Elon now provides digital access to the Washington Post to all Elon students, staff, and faculty. It's easy to sign up:

Step 1: Go to the Washington Post sign up page

Step 2: Enter your Elon email account. Then choose a password and click "Create Account."

Step 3: Once you've created your account, you will receive an email that asks you to verify your email address. 
Click the button in the email or paste the address into your browser. 

Screenshot of the Washington Post email verification message, reading click below to verify your email address.

Your username will appear at the top right of the Washington Post page.

Click on your username, then select Account Settings.

Click on the box that says Activate free digital access.

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