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Access to newspapers, including activation instructions for the Chronicle of Higher Education, Economist, Financial Times, and the New York Times

The Economist

The Coates Library has a site license that provides current access to the Economist whether on or off campus. Our subscription does not include access to audio editions nor apps.

Access is available to faculty, staff, and current students.  

How Do I Access?

Click on the link below. You may be asked to authenticate by using your Trinity network login.

Please note the following:

  • If accessing the Economist from off-campus you will be prompted to authenticate by using your Trinity network login. 

Attempting to sign in directly on the Economist site will not give you subscription access.

  • How do you know if you authenticated correctly and can see the complete article?

A red box at the end of an article indicates the end of the full-text article.

  • If you are not authenticated appropriately you will see a "you must subscribe" message halfway down the article. If this occurs, please contact a librarian.


  • Links from the Economist Daily News email will not work if you are off-campus. Instead, you will need to use the Economist link above or add the following prefix to the links in the email:


Off-campus access is only available by IP authentication (not email domain). Therefore, you must use the specific proxied link given above. Attempting to sign in directly on the Economist site will not give you subscription access. 

More Access to the Economist

Historical access to the Economist is also available: