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Wall Street Journal Site License

Bowdoin faculty, staff, and current students have access to The Wall Street Journal digital edition through an academic site license provided by the Library.*

* Note: If you already have a account, please see that option below.

  1. Go to the WSJ registration page.
  2. Enter first and last name.
  3. Select an Account Type from the dropdown: Student, Professor, or Staff.
  4. Enter your Bowdoin email address and create a password.  The email address and password will allow access on other devices outside of the college network.
  5. Click Create to complete registration and create your WSJ subscription.
  6. Once you have an account you can go directly to:
  7. The first time you login, you will be asked to verify your email address. A message will be sent to your email account. Click on the link in the email to verify your email address.
  8. Go back to and login and you are done!

NOTE:  Student members accounts stay active until their graduation dates.  Faculty and staff need to validate their memberships once a year.

WSJ does not allow 2 simultaneous subscriptions for the same user.  You can cancel your existing subscription and then go through the activation process.  Call Customer Service to cancel at 1-800-JOURNAL (1-800-568-7625) and ask for the Education team.

  • Archival coverage includes last 4 years (very limited additional coverage back to February 10, 2010)
  • 90-day archive to a digital version of the daily print edition of The Wall Street Journal
  • Available editions include: US, Asia, Europe, and India.

The WSJ site license includes access to smartphone and tablet apps.

Call WSJ Customer Service at 1-800-JOURNAL (1-800-568-7625) and ask for the Education team.

If you have questions about this new offering, please contact us.