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Database Troubleshooting

Getting Started with WSJ Tutorial

Create a Standalone Account for Wall Street Journal

The first time you access the Wall Street Journal from the direct link or from your MyAthens you will be prompted to create a standalone WSJ account.

What are the benefits of a standalone WSJ account?

  • Login from anywhere. Yes, even from the WSJ mobile apps!
  • Subscribe to WSJ newsletters.
  • Setup alerts based on topics that interest you.

Creating a standalone WSJ account is simple:

1. Use the direct link

2. You will then be prompted to create an account.

3. Your name and email address are automatically imported. Create a password, then click Create.

4. You will then be signed into Wall Street Journal. Enjoy!

Please note: If you are logged in and don't have a standalone account. Simply go through the above steps to trigger a new account.

Troubleshoot WSJ

Troubleshooting Steps:

1. Copy and paste this link into your browser to completely log out of 

2. Delete only WSJ-related cookies by clicking this link:

3. Navigate to the WSJ link that has been implemented on your company's intranet portal and click it again to access The Wall Street Journal.

4. You may be prompted to register. On the registration page, when you enter your email address it will say it looks like you already have an account. Please click sign here just under the email field on this same registration page

If you are unaware of the location of the link implemented on your companies' intranet, please contact your IT team as they have implemented the link for your company to access.

Reminder: To remain active, please sign onto via the company intranet portal at least once every 90 days. 

Note: Should you receive an error, please provide us with the URL and a screenshot of the error you are receiving so we may further assist you.

For Your Information

You will be prompted to renew your standalone WSJ account every 90 days. WSJ will send an email with a link to renew your account. Click the link and login with you OpenAthens account.

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