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Niagara Falls Culinary Institute Library: Home

This guide is designed to provide an overview of the culinary resources available through the Lewis Library and the NFCI Library. Resources include books, DVDs, web sources, and databases.


NFCI Library Hours

Fall 2021:

Mondays: 9am - 3pm

Wednesdays: 9am - 3pm

Stop in and ask assistance on papers, recipes, or to check out the new additions to our collection!


Choose a search scope in the dropdown menu or access advanced search 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. 

Search Terms

Helpful (and savory) search terms to use for researching culinary arts topics. You can use the search box above to find library resources.

  • Gastronomy--history

  • Gastronomy

  • Creative ability in cooking

  • Special events--Planning

  • Special events--Management

  • Wine and wine making

  • Brewing

  • Food writers

  • International cooking

  • Baking

  • Bread

  • Barbecuing

  • Food service management

  • Cooking (cheese)

  • Cheese making

Your Librarian

Dave Odum

NFCI contact: (716) 210-2536

Henrietta G. Lewis Library (Main Campus, Sanborn): (716) 614-6786


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