MOUG 2020, Norfolk Virginia
February 25-26, 2020

Early registration rates (by January 15, 2020):
Member full meeting — $100
First time attendee, student, paraprofessional, retired, non-salaried, or part-time full meeting — $50
Non-member full meeting — $140

Regular Registration Rates:
Member full meeting  — $150
First time attendee, student, paraprofessional, retired, non-salaried, or part-time full meeting  — $100
Non-member full meeting  — $190

Conference hotel rates are at this link:

Tentative Schedule

Tuesday, February 25

9:00-10:00Quality of Linked Open Data: Absolute or Incidental
— Rebecca Dean (OCLC)
10:00-10:30Coffee & Tea
10:30-11:00Lightning Talks
11:00-11:45Secrets of the Save File: Using Connexion and Microsoft
Access for Efficient Batch Cataloging Projects
— Rebecca French (James Madison University)
11:45-1:15Lunch (on your own)
1:15-2:00Ask Everything: Combining Hot Topics, Ask OCLC,
and Ask LC
2:00-2:30The Warehouse of Wonders: Gifts that Keep on…
“Giving,” and Other Sordid Tales from the Backlog
— Kevin Kishimoto (Stanford University)
— Clare Spitzer (Stanford University)
3:00-3:30Break (Cookies & Lemonade)
3:30-4:00Urge to Merge: Adventures in WorldCat Duplicate
— Casey Mullin (Western Washington University)
4:00-5:30MOUG Business Meeting

Wednesday, February 20

8:30-9:30My Data Is So (Open) Refined:
Make Your Data the High-Class Kind
— Maristella Feustle (University of North Texas)
9:30-10:15Batch Game: Processing a Large CD Gift
Using UPCs and APIs
— Hermine Vermeij (UCLA)
— Callie Holmes (UCLA)
— Andy Kohler (UCLA
10:15-10:45Coffee & Tea
10:45-11:15Implementing the Genre and Medium of Performance
Algorithm in a Local Catalog
— Jeff Lyon (Brigham Young University)
— Greg Reeve (Brigham Young University)
11:15-11:45Discovery Services Update
— Jay Holloway (UCLC)
— Monica Figueroa (UNC-Chapel Hill)
— End of MOUG Meeting —
11:45-12:15MOUG Reference, Discovery, and Collections discussion

Image: Norfolk, Virginia, night-time panorama by Joey Sheeley, May, 2008.