Frequently Asked Questions and Further Information
When did The Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism launch?
The platform has been developed over a number of years, and officially launched on May 9th 2016. It has been devloped by Routledge (Taylor and Francis/ Informa) and Propagator.
Can I access a list of contributors to the platform?
The Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism is led by Dr. Stephen Ross, our General Editor. Dr. Ross is an Associate Professor at the University of Victoria (Canada), and is President of the Modernist Studies Association.
Over 1,500 academic specialists have contributed articles and research to The Routledge Encylopedia of Modernism, a full list of contributers is forthcoming.
If you are interested in contributing an article, please contact us.
What content is available on the Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism?
A wealth of content relating to the modernist period is available, and every article is edited for consistency and cross-referenced to encourage discoverability. The site is easy to use, articles are available to browse across eight subject fields, and can be searched by place and movement. Where possible, articles are supported by relevant images. Currently, we have over 1,000 articles and 100 images available on the platform, and will be updating and revising content every year.
Each article summary is available free-to-view, however, a subscription is required in order to access the full length articles.
How can I arrange a free trial?
Free trials are available to institutions, if you are an academic or student, please recommend REM to your librarian and we can help to set up a trial for you from there.
Librarians may request a 30-day free trial for their institution by completing our simple online form. At the end of the trial we will be able to provide usage information to help you evaluate the trial. We can also provide you with tools to help you increase awareness of the resource to your users during the trial and throughout your subscription, please contact us for further information about this.
How can I keep up to date with the latest content news and offers?
Sign up to our e-newsletter to hear about the latest content and functionality updates, and to find out which academic conferences we'll be exhibiting at. You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter to hear more about our online resources and publishing portfolio.
What are the authentication specifications?
We offer a range of options including IP, Shibboleth and OpenAthens. Please contact us for more information.
How do I obtain usage report information?
The Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism provides COUNTER4-compliant usage reports for registered library account administrators.
The benefits of usage reports include:
- Track usage at your institution over a monthly or annual basis
- Find out how much content is being used in your institution
- Identify key trends in user behaviour
What are COUNTER reports?
COUNTER (Counting Online Usage of Networked Electronic Resources) is an international initiative serving librarians, publishers, and intermediaries by setting standards that facilitate the recording and reporting of online usage statistics in a consistent, credible, and compatible way.
Usage reports available:
- Book Report 2 (Number of Successful Article Requests by Month and Title)
- Platform Report 1 (Total Searches, Result clicks and Record Views)
How do I run usage reports through my institution's account?
First, you'll need to register with us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Next, sign in to our subscriber services database with your username and password and go to My Account. If you have been allocated administrative rights for your institution you will now see Institutional Account options as well as My Account options. If you do not see this option please contact us. Click on Manage Usage Data where you will find all the options for downloading usage data for your institution.
Can I access MARC records?
We are not currently able to offer MARC-21 records from the site directly, but we can supply a file on request. Please contact us for details.
FAQs for contributors
Thank you for your contributions to the Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism.
Why is my entry not on the site?
The Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism is a digital resource which will be regularly updated and we have not been able to include all of the material currently submitted. If you have already submitted your entry but don’t see it on the site, it will be prepared for inclusion on our large update in the fall. Thank you for being patient as we work towards publication of all 3000+ entries.
There is something wrong with my entry, what do I do?
Due to the large volume of entries and contributors some errors are unavoidable. Please contact us with your name, the name of your entry, and the issue and we will get it resolved as soon as possible. Please note, due to the large amount of entries it may take us a couple of weeks to respond.
As a contributor, do I get free access to the site?
With nearly 2,000 contributors we are simply not able to provide free access to everyone. However, you can very easily get access by requesting a free trial through your institution.
I have not received a contract for my entry or my contract is incomplete, what do I do?
There are nearly 3,000 contracts being processed. We hope to have this completed by the end of June.
If your question is not answered by the above, please contact us directly.