Peter Brueggeman

(retired) Director
Scripps Institution of Oceanography Library and Archives

University of California San Diego
peterbman(at)gmail(dot)com

Position Description: Under the general direction of an Associate University Librarian for the University of California, San Diego Libraries, the Scripps Institution of Oceanography Library Director plans, develops, manages, and evaluates the Library's services, collections, operations and facilities. Functions as primary liaison between the Library and Scripps faculty and administration and has lead responsibility for developing innovative services. Is responsible for organizational and personnel planning for staffing. Takes lead responsibility for collection development, digital library endeavors, technical services, and departmental computing support. Provides backup reference service.
About SIO Library: The Scripps Institution of Oceanography Library was the largest marine science libraries in the world, and closed Summer 2012. The Library's collection emphasized oceanography, marine biology, marine geology, marine technology, geophysics, and climatology with extensive resources in ecology, zoology, fisheries, & seismology. Scripps Library had an outstanding collection of expedition reports, a large map collection focused on hydrographic / bathymetric charts, and an historical archives on the history of Scripps and oceanography.
Positions Held

Education
Publications
  1. "Oral History at Scripps" IN: Changes on the horizon: proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the International Association of Aquatic and Marine Science Libraries and Information Centers (IAMSLIC). editor, Kristen L. Anderson. International Association of Aquatic and Marine Science Libraries and Information Centers. Annual Conference (33rd : 2007 : Sarasota, Fla.). Fort Pierce, Fla.: IAMSLIC, 2008.
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  2. "Legacy Publication Digitization at Scripps" IN: Changes on the horizon: proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the International Association of Aquatic and Marine Science Libraries and Information Centers (IAMSLIC). editor, Kristen L. Anderson. International Association of Aquatic and Marine Science Libraries and Information Centers. Annual Conference (33rd : 2007 : Sarasota, Fla.). Fort Pierce, Fla.: IAMSLIC, 2008.
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  3. "Books on the Ocean Illustrating Cloth Bookbinding in the 1800s" IN: IAMSLIC 2005 : Information for Responsible Fisheries: Libraries as Mediators : Proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference of the International Association of Aquatic and Marine Science Libraries and Information Centers. Fort Pierce, Fla. : IAMSLIC, 2006. pp. 305-310
    repositories.cdlib.org/sio/lib/6/
  4. "Digitizing Historical Oceanographic Expedition Content" Deborah Day and Peter Brueggeman. IN: IAMSLIC 2003 : Navigating the Shoals : Proceedings of the 29th Annual Conference of the International Association of Aquatic and Marine Science Libraries and Information Centers. James W. Markham and Andrea L. Duda, eds. Fort Pierce, Fla. : IAMSLIC, 2004. pp. 5-10
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  5. Scripps Institution of Oceanography in Fiction. 2003. Scripps Institution of Oceanography Technical Report. repositories.cdlib.org/sio/techreport/11
  6. "Digital Library Activities at Scripps Institution of Oceanography Library" IN: IAMSLIC 2002 : Bridging the Digital Divide : Proceedings of the 28th Annual Conference of the International Association of Aquatic and Marine Science Libraries and Information Centers. James W. Markham and Andrea L. Duda, eds. Fort Pierce, Fla. : IAMSLIC, 2003. pp. 113-118.
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  7. "SIOExplorer: Digital Library Project" Stephen P. Miller, John Helly, Anthony Koppers, and Peter Brueggeman. IN: Oceans 2001 MTS/IEEE : an ocean odyssey : conference proceedings : conference & exposition, Honolulu, Hawaii : November 5-8, 2001, Hilton Hawaiian Village. Volume 4, pp. 2288-2296. [Washington, D.C.] : Oceans 2000 MTS/IEEE Conference Committee ; Washington, D.C. : the Marine Technology Society ; Piscataway, New Jersey : IEEE, 2001.
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  8. "Electronic Journal Timeliness: Comparison with Print" Susan S. Berteaux and Peter Brueggeman. Serials Librarian 41(2):101-118,2001.
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  9. "Oceanbase: a Marine Science and Technology Bibliographic Database" James W. Markham, Peter Brueggeman, and Victoria Welborn. IN: IAMSLIC 2000 : Tides of Technology : Proceedings of the 26th Annual Conference of the International Association of Aquatic and Marine Science Libraries and Information Centers. James W. Markham and Andrea L. Duda, eds. Fort Pierce, Fla. : IAMSLIC, 2001. pp. 91-96.
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  10. "SIO Journal Study ... One Year Later", with Susan Berteaux, Shelley Shaffer, & Brandon Oswald. IN: IAMSLIC 2000 : Tides of Technology : Proceedings of the 26th Annual Conference of the International Association of Aquatic and Marine Science Libraries and Information Centers. James W. Markham and Andrea L. Duda, eds. Fort Pierce, Fla. : IAMSLIC, 2001. pp. 128-130.
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  11. History of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography Library. First published 2000.
    repositories.cdlib.org/sio/lib/1/
  12. La Jolla Canyon and Scripps Canyon Bibliography. First published in August 2000, & maintain ongoing editorial effort.
    repositories.cdlib.org/sio/lib/bibliography/12/
  13. "Going Electronic? Receipt of Print Journal Issues and their Electronic Availability", with Shelley Shaffer, Susan S. Berteaux, and Brandon Oswald. IN: IAMSLIC 99 : Recasting the Nets : Proceedings of the 25th Annual Conference of the International Association of Aquatic and Marine Science Libraries and Information Centers. James W. Markham and Andrea L. Duda, eds. Fort Pierce, Fla. : IAMSLIC, 2000. pp. 67-79.
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  14. "Adapting Web-based environmental data for local needs", ERMD News, Newsletter of the Environment & Resource Management Division, Special Libraries Association 4(3):8-11, 1998.
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  15. Underwater Field Guide to Ross Island & McMurdo Sound, Antarctica. First published in April 1998, & maintain ongoing editorial effort.
    scilib.ucsd.edu/sio/nsf/fguide/
  16. Tides and Tide Prediction. First published in July 1997, & maintain ongoing editorial effort.
    scilib.ucsd.edu/sio/ocean/tidepredict.html
  17. Careers in Oceanography, Marine Science & Marine Biology. First published in July 1997, & maintain ongoing editorial effort.
    scilib.ucsd.edu/sio/guide/career.html
  18. San Diego's Ocean. First published in July 1997, & maintain ongoing editorial effort.
    scilib.ucsd.edu/sio/ocean/
  19. "Cost per Page for 1996 subscriptions costing over $500 at SIO Library". 1997
    repositories.cdlib.org/sio/lib/2/
  20. "World-Wide Web indexes: a utility for marine sciences", In: Tradition & Innovation: planning our future. James W Markham and Andrea L Duda, eds. Proceedings of the 22nd annual conference of International Association of Aquatic and Marine Science Libraries and Information Centers held at Monterey, California, 13-18 October 1996. International Association of Aquatic and Marine Science Libraries and Information Centers, Fort Pierce, Florida, 1997. pp.123-128.
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  21. "Internet toolkit for Windows", In: Information across the waves: the world as a multimedia experience. James W Markham and Andrea L Duda, eds. Proceedings of the 21st annual conference of International Association of Aquatic and Marine Science Libraries and Information Centers held at Southampton, England, 8-12 October 1995. International Association of Aquatic and Marine Science Libraries and Information Centers, Fort Pierce, Florida, 1996. pp.49-50.
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  22. "Aquatic Sciences & Fisheries Abstracts on Inn-View", In: Information across the waves: the world as a multimedia experience. James W Markham and Andrea L Duda, eds. Proceedings of the 21st annual conference of International Association of Aquatic and Marine Science Libraries and Information Centers held at Southampton, England, 8-12 October 1995. International Association of Aquatic and Marine Science Libraries and Information Centers, Fort Pierce, Florida, 1996. pp.291-292.
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  23. "Creating a World Wide Web home page for an aquatic science library", In: Building global connections. James W Markham and Andrea L Duda, eds. Proceedings of the 20th annual conference of International Association of Aquatic and Marine Science Libraries and Information Centers held at Honolulu, Hawaii, 9-13 October 1994. International Association of Aquatic and Marine Science Libraries and Information Centers, Fort Pierce, Florida, 1995. pp.69-73.
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  24. SIO Pier Tide Predictions. First version published on 1 March 1995.
    scilib.ucsd.edu/sio/ocean/piertide.html
  25. San Diego Bay Bibliography. 1994.
    repositories.cdlib.org/sio/lib/bibliography/6/
  26. "Zoological Record on compact disc", CD-ROM PROFESSIONAL, 7(5):152-154, September/October 1994.
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  27. "Oceanographic CD-ROMs: Oceanographic & Marine Resources Volume One, and, Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts" In: Preserving the past, looking to the future. James W Markham and Andrea L Duda, eds. Proceedings of the 19th annual conference of International Association of Aquatic and Marine Science Libraries and Information Centers held at Bethesda, Maryland, 11-15 October 1993. International Association of Aquatic and Marine Science Libraries and Information Centers, Fort Pierce, Florida, 1994. pp 27-36.
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  28. "CD-ROM CACHING, Q: What benefits would caching CD-ROM drives bring us?", CD-ROM PROFESSIONAL, 7(3):142-143, May/June 1994.
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  29. "Earth science CD-ROMs: a collection buyer's guide", CD-ROM PROFESSIONAL, 7(2):45-53, March 1994.
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  30. "19 tips for enhancing CD-ROM performance", CD-ROM PROFESSIONAL, 6(1):17-22, January 1993.
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  31. Directory of California Academic and Research Librarians in Science & Engineering. 3rd edition. Science & Engineering Academic Librarians, California Academic & Research Librarians, (San Diego), 1992.
  32. Golfo de California: Bibliografia de las ciencias marinas = Gulf of California: Bibliography of marine sciences. Co-authored with Richard A Schwartzlose and Dantenoc Alvarez-Millan. Instituto de Investigaciones Oceanologicas, Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico, 1992.
    Also: repositories.cdlib.org/sio/techreport/7/
  33. "Managing a local aquatic science database with askSam", In: The aquatic environment: description, management, conservation. Elizabeth Fuseler and Stephen Wiist, editors. Proceedings of the 17th annual conference of International Association of Aquatic and Marine Science Libraries and Information Centers held at Texas A&M University at Galveston, Galveston, Texas, 7-11 October 1991. Colorado State University Libraries, Fort Collins, Colorado, 1992. pp 151-159.
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  34. INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF AQUATIC & MARINE SCIENCE LIBRARIES AND INFORMATION CENTERS NEWSLETTER, fourteen short articles in September 1988-1992 issues; see publications addendum: Click to see
  35. "Memory management for CD-ROM workstations, Part II", CD-ROM PROFESSIONAL, 4(6):74-78, November 1991.
    "Memory management for CD-ROM workstations, Part I", CD-ROM PROFESSIONAL, 4(5):39-43, September 1991.
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  36. "UC's Melvyl Current Contents database: year one", co-authored with Sherry Willhite, DATABASE SEARCHER 7(8):28-31, October 1991.
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  37. "Hydrodata: water resources information for the United States and Canada", CD-ROM LIBRARIAN 6(5):31-37, May 1991.
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  38. "Arctic and Antarctic information", CD-ROM LIBRARIAN 5(11):39-43, December 1990.
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  39. "Focus on: global change", CD-ROM PROFESSIONAL, 3(6):48-54, November 1990.
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  40. "The versatile CD-ROM workstation: making information available to both IBM and Macintosh users", CD-ROM LIBRARIAN, 5(5):34-38, May 1990.
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  41. "Menu Works", LIBRARY SOFTWARE REVIEW, 8(6):359-361, November-December 1989.
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  42. "Software to monitor CD-ROM usage", LASERDISK PROFESSIONAL, 2(6):44-48, November 1989.
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  43. "Observation and playback of CD-ROM searches with Total Recall", CD-ROM LIBRARIAN, 4(6):12-16, June 1989.
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  44. "Creating chemical structures for online searching with Molkick", DATABASE SEARCHER, 5(5):22-27, May 1989.
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  45. Directory of California Academic & Research Librarians in Science & Engineering. 2nd edition. Science & Engineering Academic Librarians, California Academic & Research Librarians, (San Diego), 1989.
  46. "BIOSIS Connection: linking endusers with current awareness information", DATABASE SEARCHER, 4(11):24-30, December 1988.
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  47. "Creating online documentation for microcomputer-based library operations", LIBRARY SOFTWARE REVIEW, 7(6):408-410, Nov-Dec 1988.
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  48. "STN Express: search-aid software for chemistry", DATABASE SEARCHER, 4(9):15-23, October 1988.
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  49. "First year usage of Aquatic Sciences & Fisheries Abstract CD-ROM at Scripps Institution of Oceanography Library", In: Marine science information throughout the world: sharing the resources. Carolyn P Winn et al, editors. Proceedings of the 14th annual conference of International Association of Marine Science Libraries and Information Centers held at Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Miami, Florida, 3-7 October 1988. Florida Marine Research Institute, St Petersburg, Florida, 1989. pp 267-274.
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  50. "RCA and the videoDisc: the business of research" book review, LASERDISK PROFESSIONAL, 1(3):92, September 1988.
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  51. "ASFA CD-ROM at the Scripps Institution", LASERDISK PROFESSIONAL, 1(2):39-47, July 1988.
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  52. "Online help for CD-ROM database searching", CD-ROM LIBRARIAN, 3(5):10-14, May 1988.
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  53. "Cutting the cost of database searches", In: Oceans from a global perspective: international cooperation in marine science information trnasfer. Carolyn P Winn, ed. Proceedings of the 13th annual conference of International Association of Marine Science Libraries and Information Centers held at Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, 5-9 October 1987. Office of the Research Librarian, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, 1990. pp 157- 162.
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  54. "Compact disc databases in marine science libraries: a panel discussion", panelist and panel organizer, moderator & editor. In: Oceans from a global perspective: international cooperation in marine science information transfer. Carolyn P Winn, ed. Proceedings of the 13th annual conference of International Association of Marine Science Libraries and Information Centers held at Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, 5-9 October 1987. Office of the Research Librarian, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, 1990. pp 39-43.
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  55. "Dialoglink: search aid software for libraries", LIBRARY COMPUTING, THE NEWSLETTER OF THE LIBRARY SYSTEMS DEPARTMENT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO, 1(9):3-4, October 1987 (also did Graph in a Box and ASFA CDROM in 1987 issues).
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  56. "Dialoglink and Norton Utilities: cleaning up after copy-protected software", DATABASE SEARCHER, 3(6):28-29, June 1987.
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  57. "Advising potential enduser searchers in a marine science library", In: Marine Science Library Networks: National and International. Swim, Frances F and Judith Brownlow, editors. Proceedings of the 12th annual conference of International Association of Marine Science Libraries and Information Centers held at Hatfield Marine Science Center, Newport, Oregon, 7-11 October 1986. Texas A&M University, Port Aransas, Texas, 1988. pp. 93-98.
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  58. "Converting search results into search statements: using Dialoglink and Pro-Search search aid software", DATABASE END-USER, 2(9):26-28, October 1986.
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  59. "Frontenders, gateways, user-friendly systems, or whatever you want to call them", co-authored with Joseph King, DATABASE END-USER, 2(6):17- 21, June 1986.
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  60. "Simplified Database Searching by Front-end Search Systems: Software and Services", MLGSCA NEWSLETTER, 17(4):43-49, July 1985.
Presentations, Panel Discussions, etc
  1. "Even You Can Digitize: A Small Library's Projects", presentation at Cyamus Regional Group of IAMSLIC Annual Meeting, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, Moss Landing, California 7-11 March, 2001.
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  2. "A view from an academic library: the UCSD Libraries and contemporary academic library resources," invited speaker at July 22, 1998 meeting of San Diego Professional Editors Network
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  3. "Constructing a Web resource directory for marine information and deconstructing the Web for a directory of local marine information," invited paper presented at "Managing marine information: bringing data to the desktop", a joint Biological Sciences Division/Environment & Resource Management Division session at the 88th annual conference of the Special Libraries Association, Seattle, Washington, June 7-12, 1997 (talk given on June 9th).
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  4. "Decision '97: Print vs Electronic, a round table discussion." Science & Engineering Academic Librarians South program at Claremont Colleges, 6 March 1997. Discussion moderator.
  5. "Marine pollution information resources", invited lecture presented in "Environmental information: sources and access", UCLA Extension Course #X857.23, Dr Zorana Ercegovac, 9 May 1992.
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  6. "Panel discussion on interlibrary loan and document delivery", presented at 16th annual conference of International Association of Marine Science Libraries and Information Centersheld at Seattle, Washington, 4 October 1990.
  7. "Science and engineering information resources", preconference workshop presented at "Marine Instrumentation '90" meeting of Marine Technology Society, San Diego, California, 26 February 1990.
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  8. "Reference services microcomputer management issues in other settings: Scripps Institution of Oceanography" presented at Santiago Library System Reference Committee program entitled "Mission control: managing CD-ROM and reference-desk microcomputer workstations", La Habra, California, 19 October 1989.
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  9. "Searching UC's MELVYL catalog", presented at pre-conference workshop entitled "Open channels: electronic access to the literature of the marine sciences" at 15th annual conference of International Association of Marine Science Libraries & Information Centers held at Bermuda Biological Station, Bermuda, 2 October 1989.
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  10. "CD-ROM as a reference tool: librarians with hands-on experience" presented at SERRA Cooperative Library System program entitled "CD-ROM workshop", Carlsbad, California, 16 March 1988.
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  11. "CD/ROM program and demonstration" presented at Science & Engineering Academic Librarians South program, San Diego, 24 April 1987.
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  12. "Gateway/front end software", presented at Medical Library Group of Southern California and Arizona program entitled "Microsearching: beyond the basics", Loma Linda, California, 14 January 1987. Also presented at Medical Library Group of Southern California and Arizona program entitled "Microsearching: from terminals to micros", Loma Linda, California, 20 June 1986.
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  13. "Gray literature from a librarian's viewpoint", presented at meeting of Western States' Sea Grant Programs Communicators, San Diego, 18 August 1986.
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  14. "Front-end software for simplifying science database searching", presented at Science & Engineering Academic Librarians South program entitled "Up front: front-end and bibliographic file management software", Fullerton, California, 30 January 1986.
  15. "Simplified database searching: products and services", presented at San Diego Online Users Group program, San Diego, 24 April 1985.
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  16. "Full-text online publications", presented at Joint Meeting of the Northern California and Nevada Medical Library Group and Medical Library Group of Southern California and Arizona entitled "Diversity - a challenge to excellence", Palo Alto, California, 16 February 1984.
  17. "Patron use of Elsevier's online biomedical journals", presented at Science & Engineering Academic Librarians South program entitled "Patron use of Online Databases", Los Angeles, 21 September 1983.
  18. "ORION: UCLA Library Online Information System", poster at Joint Meeting of the Northern California and Nevada Medical Library Group and Medical Library Group of Southern California and Arizona entitled "STORPSTG OVFL: coping with style", San Diego, 23 February 1983.
  19. "Searching for the literature on spouse abuse", presented at Medical Library Group of Southern California and Arizona program, Los Angeles, 29 October 1981.
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