Photo: St. Louis on the Mississippi river by night, Daniel Schwen

MOUG 2023, St. Louis, Missouri

February 10 & 17, 2023 (online), and March 1, 2023 (St. Louis, MO)

Virtual Meeting Dates: Friday, February 10 and Friday, February 17, 2023, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. CST

In-Person Meeting Date: Wednesday, March 1, 2023, 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. CST at the Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark

Registration Information – DEADLINE: Friday, February 3, 2023

Attendees have the option of registering for virtual + in-person, virtual only, or in-person only.

Registration Form

*Note: there is no “early-bird” registration rate.

  • For MOUG members: $70 virtual + in-person / $50 virtual only / $20 in-person only
  • For non-members: $110 virtual + in-person / $90 virtual only / $20 in-person only
  • For students, 1st-time attendees, paraprofessionals, hourly, part-time, retirees, or financial adversity: $35 virtual + in-person / $15 virtual only / $20 in-person only

The registration deadline is Friday, February 3, 2023.


The MOUG 2023 Program is available with thanks to OCLC.

Also available via the Sched software, both online and in the mobile app. Note: this feature is only available for registered attendees.

*All times are CST.

Friday, February 10, 2023 (Virtual)
11:00 am-11:15 amWelcome! + Opening Remarks
Margaret Corby, MOUG Continuing Education Coordinator
11:15 am-11:50 amAggregates for the Practical Cataloger
Keith Knop (University of Georgia)
11:50 am-12:25 pmDigital Score Cataloging: How’s Everyone Else Doing It?
Chuck Peters (Indiana University)
12:25 pm-12:45 pmBreak
12:45 pm-1:45 pmAsk Everything!
Jay Weitz (OCLC)
Damian Iseminger (Library of Congress)
1:45 pm-3:00 pmMOUG Business Meeting
Friday, February 17, 2023 (Virtual)
11:00 am-12:00 pmGetting Our Feet Wet: Starting Music Linked Data Projects in Wikidata
Kevin Kishimoto (Stanford University)
Kristi Bergland (University of Minnesota)
Treshani Perera (University of Kentucky)
Clare Spitzer (Standford University)
Laura Yust (Library of Congress)
Emma Clarkson (New York Public Library)
12:00 pm-12:45 pmDiscovery Services Update
Jay Holloway (OCLC)
12:45 pm-1:00 pmBreak
1:00 pm-1:25 pmPDF Scores in Circulating Music Library Collections: If You Catalog, Print, and Bind It, They Can Use It
Treshani Perera (University of Kentucky)
1:25 pm-2:00 pmDiscovery Analytics
Suzanne Eggleston Lovejoy (Yale University)
Yukari Sugiyama (Yale University)
2:00 pm-2:50 pmLightning Talks

  • “Keeping it Simple: Changing Local Call Numbers For Archival Sound Recordings”
    • Patty Falk (Bowling Green State University)
  • “The Cataloging Of the Silent Film Music At the Library of Congress…All Of It
    • Benjamin Barba (Library of Congress)
  • “Opportunities and Challenges Of Cataloging Soviet Materials Of the Margarita Mazo Collection”
    • Laikin Morris (Indiana University)
    • Jack Nighan (Indiana University)
  • “Using Zoom To Teach Music Cataloging”
    • Marianne Kordas (Andrews University)
2:50 pm-3:00 pmClosing Remarks
Margaret Corby, MOUG Continuing Education Coordinator
Wednesday, March 1, 2023 (Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark)
3:30 pm-5:00 pmMOUG/CMC Reception Honoring Jay Weitz