UNYOC Professional Development Blog Post – Tami Hartzell

(The following is a blog post from Tami Hartzell, MLS, one of the 2019 winners of the UNYOC Professional Development award). Thanks to UNYOC, and the UNYOC/MLA Professional Development Grant for allowing me to attend “Transforming Healthcare Through Evidence-based Practice, the National Summit”.  The Summit was presented by the Helene Fuld Health Trust National Institute …read more

UNYOC Professional Development Blog Post – Liz Grace

(The following is a blog post from Liz Grace, MLIS, one of the 2019 winners of the UNYOC Professional Development Award). As a newly-appointed Head of Collections in an academic health sciences library, I am constantly seeking new educational opportunities. Attending the Charleston Library Conference: Issues in Book and Serial Acquisitions in Charleston, South Carolina …read more

IDEAL Conference Reflection

(The following is a blog post from Twanna Hodge, MLIS, one of the 2019 winners of the UNYOC Professional Development Award) On August 6 and 7 2019, the Ohio State University Libraries, the Association of Research Libraries, and the Association of College and Research Libraries hosted IDEAL ’19: Advancing Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility in …read more

UNYOC Professional Development Award Blog Post – Suzanne McCormack

UNYOC Professional Development Award winner Suzanne McCormack talks about her experience at the CHLA/ABSC 2018 in St. John’s, Newfoundland below. Introverts of the world, unite! or, go off and do your own thing… Thanks to UNYOC’s professional development award, I was able to attend my first-ever library conference, CHLA/ABSC 2018 in St. John’s, Newfoundland. As …read more

Membership Renewal

As we begin a new year, UNYOC Membership Co-Chairs Elizabeth Stellrecht and Rita Ferri invite you to renew your UNYOC membership for 2018. Membership is based on the calendar year, January 1st through December 31st. Membership benefits include: Opportunity to apply for one of our professional development scholarships sponsored by the chapter; Continuing education courses; …read more

UNYOC Professional Development Award Blog Post – Michelle Zafron

Michelle Zafron discusses her experience at MLA. She received a UNYOC Professional Development Award. Thanks to the UNYOC/MLA Professional Development scholarship, I was able to attend the Annual Meeting of the Medical Library Association in Seattle, Washington. My goals were twofold: I had committee work I needed to accomplish and I wanted to hear papers …read more