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Get Free Access to The Economist

If you have an email address, you now have complimentary online access to The Economist! The UC Davis Library has purchased a license to the for use by all students, faculty, staff, clinicians and emeriti of UC Davis and UC Davis Health.

By creating an account using your email account, you will get access to everything on, including interactive features, special reports, videos and virtual events.

To activate access:

  1. Visit and create an account using your UC Davis email address (
  2. You will receive an email prompting you to verify your account. Follow the steps in that email to complete the process.

Tip: If you have previously created an account using your email address, log into your existing account and change your email address to a different email account. Then follow the steps above to create a new account using your email address for free access through the UC Davis Library license.

Reminder: The UC Davis Library also provides free access to The New York Times. If you have not yet set up your account with, click here to learn how.




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