The Gender Study Network (hereinafter GSN) is an online platform for domestic and international academic exchanges on gender studies. It aims to provide a medium for universities, institutions, media agencies, and individuals with an interest in women's studies to present, exchange and disseminate research results. The GSN's main functions are:
GSN members can publish their research results, or those authorized by others, on the GSN website;
The account assigned to registered GSN members provides a convenient mode of managing personal information, and adding the writings of other authors for reference purposes;
The GSN also offers a translation service if you should need to have your academic papers translated;
The GSN provides its members with an electronic journal database for carrying out searches, reading online and downloading articles and papers;
The GSN Research Data and Reference Book columns give access to dynamic academic findings and cutting edge domestic and overseas achievements in the field of women/gender studies.
The GSN was created and is maintained by womenofchina.cn. Its ultimate goal is to develop an open network platform for academic exchanges, taking advantage of the unique professional information resources and expertise of womenofchina.cn. The GSN hence promotes and disseminates to the world the best of China's academic writings and research results on gender studies while at the same time introducing into China the outstanding gender study achievements of other countries.