Research is one of many criteria for anyone going to school. Whether it be at the Elementary Level, Middle School, High School, or at the University Level, it is something we will eventually need to use. Therefore, we would like to be of assistance. Harris County has a database which is user friendly and is in subject order. Just go to www.hcpl.net , and click database . Choose your database then type in your library card number. If you do not have a library card , stop by the Northwest Branch and sign up for one. All we need is proof of mailing address..