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The Washington Post


The University Libraries has partnered with The Washington Post to provide students, faculty, and staff with Digital Subscription access to The Washington Post online and on all apps. This source provides you with expert reporting and analysis from Washington and around the world, including award-winning investigative coverage and editorial commentary. Coverage includes the past 15 years of content.

Accessing The Washington Post

  1. Visit
  2. Click on Sign In in the upper right-hand corner.
  3. Click on Sign up link in the lower right-hand corner to register a new account.
    • Note: if you already have a Washington Post account with your organization's email address, login from The Washington Post home page and proceed to step 5.
  4. After clicking on the Sign up link in the lower right-hand corner, enter your organization's email address and choose a password. Click Create account.
  5. Once you have been redirected to the home page, click on your name in the upper right-hand corner. This will result in the menu being displayed. Click Account settings.
  6. Make sure your email address is Verified. If not, click Unverified to be sent a verification email.
  7. Click on the My subscriptions tab. Click Activate free digital access.
  8. Your subscription is now active and ready to use.

Additional Washington Post Resources

The Washington Post Historical Newspaper offers hundreds of thousands of pages of full-text and full-image newspaper articles covering the entire publishing history of the newspaper from 1877 to 1990. Researchers and students can use the images to find not only news, editorials, letters to the editor, obituaries, and birth and marriage announcements, but also historical photos, stock photos, and advertisements.


Contact Suchi Mohanty ( if you have questions about UNC Chapel Hill's subscription to The Washington Post.

  • Last Updated: Jul 1, 2022 10:30 AM
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