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The Lewis Library is committed to providing all students, faculty and staff equitable access to library resources and services. The library provides a range of services and tools for individuals who may require assistance or assistive tools in order to access and use those resources and services.
If you need assistance while in the library, please speak with any library staff member.
NCCC Accessibility Services
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The mission of Accessibility Services at NCCC is to provide reasonable academic adjustments and related services to qualified students with disabilities in the most inclusive setting possible and to enhance student independence while promoting self-advocacy in accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the American with Disabilities Amendments Act.
Accessibility Services FAQs
Frequently asked questions from the Accessibility Services Office
Accessibility in the Lewis Library
The Lewis Library entrance is closest to parking lot 2 which has handicapped parking spaces. There is also handicapped parking in lots 1, 3, 6, and 7.
- The entrance to the Learning Commons includes handicapped accessible doors.
- There is an elevator to access the second floor of the Learning Commons just outside of the Lewis Library entrance
- There is an elevator within the Library that provides upward access from the first floor to fourth floor. You must exit on the second floor though. There is an elevator nearby in the Learning Commons that exits on the first floor.
- Handicapped accessible restrooms are available on the second floor of the Lewis Library.
Reference Assistance: Librarians are available to assist all users with their research needs. Appointments are appreciated and can be made via phone at 716-614-6786 or email email@example.com.
Retrieving Materials in the Library: Staff at the Library circulation desk will pull materials for students when the materials are not physically accessible for any reason-- if material is too high on shelf, the aisle is not wide enough, or call numbers are difficult to see.
Interlibrary Loan: Library staff will try to locate and borrow large print editions of books and journal articles or captioned media materials for library patrons. To request materials, please ask a Librarian.
Study Spaces: The Lewis Library provides quiet study rooms for use by all students. These rooms may be used by students with readers or other assistants or learning aides. Wheelchair-accessible study carrels and tables are available throughout the Library.
Library Database Accessibility Guides
C-Pen Reader Scanner
The C-Pen Reader is a portable, pocket-sized device that reads text out aloud with an English, Spanish or French digital voice. The loan period is 1 week.
Niagara County Community College. Henrietta G. Lewis Library. 3111 Saunders Settlement Rd., Sanborn, NY 14132 | 716-614-6786