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LAR101: American Experiences

Resources for Dr. Pope's American Experiences LAR101

LAR101: American Experiences

Welcome to LAR101! This guide was created to help you complete research for the LAR101 class American Experiences. Check out the tabs to the left to find tips, tricks, and resources to use as you investigate a social topic that interests you.

For in-depth research help in any subject, check out the library's Research Basics Guide!

Access the New York Times

Follow these directions to register for a Group Pass, and receive full access to extensive breaking news and multimedia of the New York Times without a personal subscription.


  • From a networked computer on campus visit
  • Search for / select Doane. You will be routed to our welcome page.
  • Use your Doane College email address to create a free NYTimes account
  • You have successfully claimed a Pass when you see the START YOUR ACCESS screen
  • Now you can enjoy seamless access to, and NYTimes mobile apps by logging in to your account from any location


  • From a networked computer on campus visit
  • Search for / select Doane. You will be routed to our welcome page.
  • Click "Already have an account? Log in here" link, and enter your existing username (Doane email address) and password.


Phones: Mobile apps for iPhone/iPod Touch (IOS 5.0+), Android (OS 2.1+), and Windows (7.5 O.S.) phones are included as part of Academic Pass.

Tablets: Sorry, mobile apps for tablets are NOT part of the Academic Pass. However, you can access the mobile site ( through the browser on your tablet.