Home > ResourceBlog > Article

« All ResourceBlog Articles

 

Bookmark and Share   Feed

Thursday, 1st July 2010

The News Corp. Paywall Begins to Rise Tomorrow with The Times & Sunday Times

From the Announcement:

News International announces that customers will be requested to pay for access to www.thetimes.co.uk [of London] and www.thesundaytimes.co.uk from tomorrow, 2 July.

The new sites will be available for a charge of 1 pound for a day’s access or 2 pounds for a week’s subscription. As an introductory offer, all customers that register for the sites will get access to both sites for a one-off charge of 1 pound for the first 30 days. Access to the sites will be included in the seven-day subscriptions of print customers to The Times and The Sunday Times. iPad editions will continue to be charged separately.

[Clip]

Rebekah Brooks, Chief Executive, News International, said: “We have been very pleased with the response from readers since the launch of the new websites for The Times and The Sunday Times in May.

1 pound = approx. $1.51/U.S.

See Also: Times Paywall Goes Up Tomorrow (The Guardian)

Note: Of course, many libraries (of all types) provide access for personal or business use (depending on the library and contract) that's free to the end user. The content comes via a variety of database providers. For example, Factiva offers searchable access to the The Times and Sunday Times the same day the paper is published.

Other Databases that Provide Same Day Access to The Times and The Sunday Times

+ Academic OneFile (Many Libraries Offier This Database Gale/Cengage)
+ LexisNexis (In several libraries/file locations including LexisNexis Academic)
+ Dialog NewsRoom

Views: 1158




« All ResourceBlog Articles

 

FreePint

FreePint supports the value of information in the enterprise. Read more »


FeedLatest FreePint Content:


  • Click to view the article Product Review of Reg-Track (Sources - Content & Coverage)
    Thursday, 24th July 2014

    In the second part of his review, Chris Porter looks at content coverage in Reg-Track, a regulatory tracking service aimed at compliance professionals focused on the financial services industry. With a focus on the largest financial markets, such as those within North America, the European Union and Asia-Pacific, Reg-Track is also expanding its coverage to additional regulators.

  • Click to view the article Are We Becoming Too Scared of Security to Benefit from Big Data?
    Thursday, 24th July 2014

    Information assets are in the hands of the right people to safeguard them but the wrong people to manage their exploitation concludes an influential new study. As reports continue to emerge of apparent corporate paralysis in the face of cyber security threats, Tim Buckley Owen wonders whether the emphasis hasn't swung too far in that direction, and sees opportunities for information professionals in helping to strike a balance between security in the cloud and effective data analysis for competitive advantage.

  • Click to view the article Effective Collaboration Isn't Always About the Tools
    Thursday, 24th July 2014

    When companies begin to take their first tentative steps with collaboration a first thought is often - what tool shall we use to facilitate collaboration within our organisation? James Mullan argues that the first step should be to think about what problems the collaboration tools are going to solve and what your ultimate goal is so that you can develop a plan and a strategy for the implementation of these types of tools.

  • ... more ...

All FreePint Content »
FreePint Topics »


A FreePint Subscription delivers articles and reports that support your organisation's information practice, content and strategy.

Find out more and order a FreePint Subscription by visiting the
completing our online form: Subscription Order page.


FreePint Testimonials

"It was really useful to get so much input from customers and hear their perspective - I have come into the office this morning full of things ..."

Read more testimonials and supply yours »






 

 
 
 

Register

Register to receive the free ResourceShelf Newsletter, featuring highlighted posts.

Find out more »

Article Categories

All Article Categories »

Archive

All Archives »