The Times to Charge for Frequent Access to Its Web Site


The New York Times announced Wednesday that it intended to charge frequent readers for access to its Web site, a step being debated across the industry that nearly every major newspaper has so far feared to take.

Starting in early 2011, visitors to will get a certain number of articles free every month before being asked to pay a flat fee for unlimited access. Subscribers to the newspaper’s print edition will receive full access to the site without extra charge.

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and that your library provides access to a database like National Newspapers which has full text of the New York Times (only from 1997 to present) and other national newspapers

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-Candide by Voltaire

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