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Accessing News and Newspapers through DePauw Libraries: The Chronicle

This guide provides information about DePauw University's subscription access to various news outlets and how to setup your account and what content is available to students, staff and faculty at DePauw.

Welcome to the Chronicle of Higher Education

DePauw University Libraries are pleased to announce unlimited access to the digital edition of the Chronicle of Higher Education back to 1989, including all premium articles and resources for all students, staff, and faculty through your email address.

Activating your Chronicle Subscription

Step 1: Visit and select the 'Sign In' option from the top right corner of the page

Step 2: On the Sign In page click on the 'Sign Up' link to create a new account 

Step 3: Fill out your details ensuring to use your DePauw email address, then click on 'Sign Up'


Note: It is not required to click the 'Yes, please send me Academe Today' checkbox

Step 4: Once you click Sign Up you will be prompted to verify your email address and also presented with a short list of account benefits

Step 5: Check your email for the verification message and click on the verification link

Step 6: On verifying your email using the link, you will see the following verification confirmation message

Step 7: Use the credentials you set up to login and access your Chronicle account

Step 8: On login you will be asked to update your profile, complete it or skip this step based on your preference

Step 9: Click on the 'My account' link at the top right corner , and view the subscription information to confirm you are under DePauw's site access subscription



Step 9: Your subscription is now active and ready for use both on and off-campus

The Access includes:

  • The Chronicle's content, daily news, and data
  • Articles and essays dating back to 1989
  • Special issues like The Almanac of Higher Education and The Trends Report
  • Daily and weekly newsletters with the creation of a free account
  • Virtual events with topics for everyone on campus.
  • Opinion pieces from leaders in higher education
  • Higher Education job board and salary comparison data

There is no longer a Chronicle app for iPads, nor for iPhones or Android devices. You should be able to access the Chronicle's articles through the web browsers of those devices.