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Illiad allows NCCC students and faculty to request items not found in this library. Note: you must register and login to use this service.
Use our Illiad service when the H.G. Lewis Library does not have the materials you need.
The library has access to several databases that may help you find articles. Here is a sampling of our database collection.
Please note: for access from off-campus, you must login to each database using your T-Wolves username and password.
America: History & Life with Full Text
A bibliographic reference tool for students and scholars of United States and Canadian history and culture from prehistoric time to the present. Included are abstracts and citations to journal articles, books, and dissertations. Searching provides links to Historical Abstracts.
Harpweek - The Civil War Era: 1857-1865
HarpWeek is the full-text, full-image electronic version of Harper's Weekly for the nineteenth century. The Civil War segment covers the years 1857-1865. It includes news, illustrations, cartoons, literature, editorials, and advertisements in one of the most popular magazines of that era.
Historical Abstracts with Full Text
This database contains historical and social science literature. Representing scholarship from more than 90 countries, the database includes book citations, dissertations and theses. Coverage extends to related disciplines such as archaeology, anthropology and sociology. Full text of more than 540 journals and more than 140 books.
JSTOR contains the complete archives of a set of core scholarly journals. Current issues are not included which means there is usually a 2- to 5-year gap between the most recently published issue and the most recent in JSTOR. Coverage begins with the first volume of each journal, many of which date from the 1800s. The articles are scanned so that what you see is a page image, a replica of the original journal page.
Comprehensive, authoritative news content, including current coverage and deep archives. Extensive legal sources for federal and state cases and statues, including U.S. Supreme court Decisions since 1790. Business information on over 80 million U.S. and international companies. Includes Buffalo News from 1992.
New York State Newspapers
A full-text database covering ten major newspapers in New York State including the Buffalo News, from 1996 to the present
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