MOUG Reference, Discovery, and Collection Coordinator

Suzanne Eggleston Lovejoy (Music Librarian for Access and Research Services, Music Library, Yale University)

The Reference, Discovery, and Collection Coordinator coordinates activities with regard to public and collection service issues related to OCLC products and services. The RDC Coordinator also chairs the Reference, Discovery, and Collection Committee whose members assist with RDC work.

Participation and suggestions for issues, products, or services to investigate are welcomed from members with an interest in public or collection services. Participation is welcome and encouraged from those with all backgrounds including public, reference, instruction, collections, technical, or administrative services.

MOUG Enhancement Proposals

WorldCat Discovery

WorldCat Local


OCLC Discovery, Collections, and Reference Products and Services

Products and Services Information and Communication

Discovery (WorldCat)


WorldCat Discovery Services
Freely available global catalog

WorldCat Local

Collections Management

WorldShare Management Services
Cloud-based ILS: acquisitions, circulation, metadata, resource sharing, discovery, reports

WorldCat Selection
Partnership with vendors, for selection and acquisitions

Digital collection management


Other Reference, Collections and Discovery Resources

Music Discovery Requirements
This collection of resources from the Music Library Association discusses issues related to the discovery of music materials in library search systems, with concrete recommendations for discovery interfaces.

Getting More out of MARC with Primo: Strategies for Display, Search and Faceting (McGrath & Lowery, 2018) Primo implementation of display, faceting, and searching including for relator terms/codes and for Medium of Performance with reference to MOUG’s WorldCat Discovery Display Preferences for Medium of Performance

VIAF (Virtual International Authority File)