Research institutions or universities have currently done various kinds of regional studies and accumulated outputs of the researches. However, the outputs have been rarely utilized in making regional policies in practice. One of the reasons is in the way to disclose researched information. That is, universities or institutions generally disclose the outputs only by the form of bulletins or research reports, which are relatively difficult to obtain for outside people. In addition, the past researched information of accumulated outputs are also difficult to obtain.
The Database for Research Information of Kure Area is the researched information database of study for Kure city and surrounding areas. This database collects the information, mainly from bulletins of universities in Kure city and journals published by research institutions in Hiroshima area. This database is accessible through internet, and able to search researched information by authors name, key words, and so on. This database provides the fundamental information for the development of making regional policies and studies.