Answered By: Electronic Resources Librarian
Last Updated: Nov 09, 2023     Views: 1421

Does the library have a subscription to Washington Post?

Yes, full-time faculty, students, and staff of Penn Carey Law can access all of the content on Washington and through the Washington Post mobile apps. Create a free Washington Post Account with your Penn Carey Law email address to get started.

Note for current subscribers: If you are a current subscriber, contact the library to have your subscription canceled – this step can take up to 24 hours. 

Part-time law students and adjunct faculty can access Washington Post online through the Penn Libraries subscription.

Instructions for Creating New Accounts

  1. Go to
  2. Navigate to the top right-hand corner and click “Sign in.”
  3. Click “Need an account? Sign Up."
  4. Complete the form and click the "Create My Account" button. You must use your Penn Carey Law email address.
  5. Click your name in the upper right corner. Select "My Post" and then "Manage Account."
  6. Click "Verify Email" (only displays for unverified accounts).
  7. Once email is verified, go to the tab labeled "Subscription & Billing."
  8. Click the button labeled "Activate Free Digital Access."

Note: Once your subscription is activated, you may need to log out of your account and log back in for access.

Other Databases

To view other databases that provide access to older issues, go to the Penn Libraries catalog record for the Washington Post. 

The Biddle Law Library also receives the Washington Post in print and keeps the latest two weeks. 


If you need assistance with your Washington Post account, please contact the library.