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The Washington Post


Update: The Washington Post has announced that they are no longer offering free accounts for users with an academic email address (.edu). If you have an existing account, WP will continue to offer free content through the end of this year (12/31/17). The High Library is currently exploring options to continue to provide our users full access to this resource. Stay tuned!

In the interim, this paper is still accessible through the database Newspaper Source, with a few days delay.

Creating Your Account

Students, faculty, and staff now have FREE ACCESS to The Washington Post!

The Washington Post is an American daily newspaper. It is the most widely circulated newspaper published in Washington, D.C., and was founded on December 6, 1877.

To start your free digital subscription, please click on the link below:

Choose "Create a new Washington Post account" and enter your email address.

Create a password for the site (please do NOT use your campus network password as this might make your Etown account susceptible to hacking attempts).

Verify Email

You will receive an email with a link to verify your email address:

Once you have verified your email address, you will be able to access Washington Post content from anywhere on any device. Please make sure that you are properly signed in with your email address.

Login to The Washington Post

Now that your account is setup, you can access content at and use the Washington Post app from anywhere with an internet connection. To get started, visit and click on the Sign In button.