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Special Access Instructions: Wall Street Journal

A guide providing special instructions for accessing e-books and specific journals.

About Dickinson's WSJ.com subscription

The library's Wall Street Journal subscription allows current Dickinson students, faculty, and staff to access the paper's online edition, whether on or off campus, using a browser or the WSJ.com app on your smartphone.

To access Dickinson's subscription, you must create a WSJ.com account by following the registration instructions below.

Registration instructions

  1. Visit the Dickinson College WSJ registration page. Once there, you will be prompted to register for an account.
  2. Use your @dickinson.edu email for the username and create your own password.  The password must be 5-15 characters long, contains at least one number, and may not contain spaces, %, & or +.
  3. You will receive an email confirmation from DowJones with the subject "The Wall Street Journal Order Confirmation."
  4. You are all set to use WSJ.com on and off campus. Simply log in to WSJ.com using the credentials you created in step 2.

If you have a personal WSJ.com subscription

If you have a personal subscription to WSJ.com, and it is associated with your Dickinson email address, you will need to cancel this subscription in order to gain access to the subscription provided by the Waidner-Spahr Library.  See the WSJ.com customer center for contact information. 

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