Library Skip to main content


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. 

Loading ...

Library News

Trial Database

The Lewis Library is trialing a potential new database of streaming films and videos. 

To access the trial, go to this website:

Log-in using the following credentials:

  • Username: niagaracc
  • Password: access

Please send feedback and comments to

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


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

Study while working out

Try the Fit Desk on the 4th floor 

This Week's Hours


The library begins the shut down process 15 minutes prior to closing.

Schedule Library Instruction Today!

New Books & Media

Becoming Dr. Seuss

PS3513.E2 Z687 2019

Where the Crawdads Sing

PS3615.W447 W48 2018

The Kindness Method

BF337.B74 I93 2019


KF8745.O25 T46 2019


PN1992.77 .C44 2019

All Is True

PN1997.2 .A45 2019


PR115 .G65 2019

The Inspired Houseplant

SB419 .S698 2019

Outer Order, Inner Calm

BF637.S4 R8283 2019


CT275.T69 A3 2019

Garden Variety

SB349 .H64 2018


HQ1397 .P67 2019

Throwaway Nation

HD4482 .D66 2019

Niagara County Community College. Henrietta G. Lewis Library. 3111 Saunders Settlement Rd., Sanborn, NY 14132 | 716-614-6786