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News and Events @ Webster University Library

As we begin the new school year, the most important thing to remember when doing research is that research experts are standing by to assist you. We can help you select a research topic, navigate library resources, and get better Google results. When you make the most of library resources and services, you can turn in your best work. Reach us through 24-hour chat, email, or call us at 1-800-985-4279.
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Free access to the New York Times with Webster Enrollment 


The Student Government Association provides free NYT access to current students, faculty and staff. The current Crossword Puzzle and Epicurious access are not a part of this program.

To create your complimentary New York Times account and activate your access*:

1. Visit

2. Create a account using your email account

3. Download your free NYT mobile app or access via
Questions about the program? Please visit
You can also browse The New York Times from 1851- 2017 in our library database, Proquest Historical Newspapers!
*Students, Faculty and Staff with Vienna as their primary service location should contact the Webster Vienna Library to receive access

New Video Series: Find Peer-Reviewed Articles 

The eight, short (2 to 3.5 minutes each) videos in this series can show you how to use library databases to find and cite peer-reviewed journal articles. Link to the library’s YouTube playlist or find descriptions and links to each video here.

  1. Get started and get help at Webster University Library
  2. What is a peer-reviewed journal?
  3. Define your topic
  4. Choose a database and log in
  5. Search for articles with key words
  6. Limit your search results to journal articles
  7. Organize article search results and get full-text
  8. Get citations from the database


We are excited to announce the addition of Proquest Central to the list of research tools available to our students! If you're not sure where to start your search, Proquest Central is an excellent option. Find a wide variety of scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, dissertations and more here:

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