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Welcome to NCCC's Henrietta G. Lewis Library.

Choose a search scope in the dropdown menu or access the system directly through this link. 

  • Everything: Searches every type of material accessible through the Lewis Library, including print books, e-books, journals, newspapers, etc. 
  • Library Catalog: Searches physical items, such as print books, print journals, DVDs, CDs, and audiobooks immediately available through the Library
  • Articles: Searches databases for digital materials such as academic journal articles, newspaper & magazine articles, reports, and reference entries. You can also search the databases directly to take advantage of additional search features
  • Course Reserves: Searches textbooks and other materials reserved by instructors

Databases contain journal articles, ebooks, media, and news resources. 

Enter title keywords to find a specific database. For example, Academic OneFile or JSTOR. Or browse them by subject here.  



Enter a keyword to search for Library research guides for your class or topic. For example, ENG101 or Nursing. 

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Library Search

Refer to this guide to learn about searching the new Library system, Primo. 

Here are some tips to get started:

Choose a search scope in the dropdown menu

  • Everything: searches all resources accessible through the Lewis Library
  • Library Catalog: searches physical items, such as print books, print journals, and DVDs
  • Articles: searches databases for digital materials such as academic journal articles, newspaper & magazine articles, reports, and reference entries
  • Course Reserves: searches textbooks and other materials reserved by NCCC Professors for current classes

Enter your search term(s)

  • Type in keywords for title, author, or subjects
  • For exact titles or phrases, use quotes such as "To Kill a Mockingbird"

Press Search or click Enter to bring up your results 

Click on a title to learn more

  • There are email, linking, and export options, as well as a citation tool (which you should double check against a style guide)

Use the facets to refine your results as needed

Celebrate Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Banned Books Week was launched in 1982 in response to a sudden surge in the number of challenges to books in schools, bookstores and libraries. It highlights the value of free and open access to information. 

The Top 11 Challenged Books of 2018 are:
  • George by Alex Gino
  • A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo by Jill Twiss
  • Captain Underpants series written and illustrated by Dav Pilkey
  • The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
  • Drama written and illustrated by Raina Telgemeier
  • Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
  • This One Summer by Mariko Tamaki, illustrated by Jillian Tamaki
  • Skippyjon Jones series written and illustrated by Judy Schachner
  • The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
  • This Day in June by Gayle E. Pitman, illustrated by Kristyna Litten
  • Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan


Did you know the College had a TV show? 

N-Triple-Scene was a monthly cable television show which featured campus and current events. The title is a play on NCCC’s nickname, N-Triple-C. N-Triple-Scene first aired in September 1990 and was produced monthly during the academic year. Click on the image to view the collection on New York Heritage. 

Film Database

Try our newest database, Swank, to view feature films. Click on the Swank logo above to access. 

Titles currently available are: 

  • A Single Man
  • Adaptation
  • Babies
  • BlacKkKlansman
  • Cat People
  • Citizen Kane
  • Cloud Atlas
  • Dark City
  • Get Out
  • High Noon
  • Invasion of the Body Snatchers
  • Lawrence of Arabia
  • Leaning Into the Wind: Andy Goldsworthy
  • Little Women
  • Queen of the Damned
  • Some Like It Hot
  • The Others
  • The Secret Garden
  • They Shall Not Grow Old
  • Vertigo

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New Books & Media

All Is True

PN1997.2 .A45 2019

Garden Variety

SB349 .H64 2018

Outer Order, Inner Calm

BF637.S4 R8283 2019


HQ1397 .P67 2019


PN1997.2 .R63 2019

Notes from a Young Black Chef

TX715.2.A47 O59 2019

The Public

PN1997.2 .P83 2019

Throwaway Nation

HD4482 .D66 2019


PS3604.O27 A6 2019

The Melting World

GB2425.M9 W47 2013

Era of Ignition

PN2287.T154 A3 2019

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