One month into the project, I naively expressed to Robbie Schwartzwald my
belief that indexing Quebec Studies wouldn't require nearly the number of hours
budgeted. Not wishing to discourage me, he simply warned, it's not over 'til
it's over. A full year has passed, and as I put the finishing touches on this jourÂ
nal, I realize, with the unwanted gift of hindsight, that he was indeed right.
The subject headings differ slightly for Book Reviews and Articles. Check the
following page for a complete listing of each of the subject headings. Some of
the subject headings which appear are merely cross-references.
Since categorization is a subjective task, we recognize that individuals may
occasionally be surprised at the omission or inclusion of a given article or book
review. Every attempt was made to anticipate the needs of diverse researchers
while aiming for a concise listing.
This work represents many long hours: countless e-mail exchanges and
phone calls between Robbie and me, long conversations with my husband who
patiently adapted and re-adapted the database to the ever-evolving needs of the
Index. I would therefore like to thank Robbie for offering me the project in the
first place. I now have an intimate knowledge of this journal - so intimate, in
fact, that I may never actually need to refer to the Index. He deserves additionÂ
al thanks for his incredible patience and good humor throughout. Secondly, I
would like to thank my husband, Bill Tomczak, whose expert computer skills
allowed for a far more flexible Index than any commercial product would have
allowed. I am even more grateful to him for enduring my moments of panic
and exasperation in front of the computer on many a wintry night and sumÂ
My satisfaction lies in the knowledge that my work will ultimately make