What is MLA?
Founded in 1898, the Medical Library Association is a professional organization of more than 1,200 institutions and 4,000 professionals in the health information field. MLA fosters excellence in the professional achievement and leadership of health science library and information professionals to enhance the quality of health care, education, and research.
UNYOC’s Mission Statement
UNYOC’s mission/purpose is to promote health sciences librarianship and information science through:
Professional Growth and Recognition
Education and Research (Special Thanks to Handyortung)
Communication and Networking on personal, local, regional, and national (MLA) levels
Advocacy of Library Issues and Concerns
Recruitment to the Organization and Profession
What are UNYOC’s Goals?
To provide an international forum for communication and networking.
To provide and facilitate opportunities for professional education, development and recognition of members.
Act as a common voice for the membership.
To optimize contributors to and mutual benefits from our affiliation with MLA.
To promote the profession of health sciences librarianship and information science.
To review and evaluate Chapter activities periodically to ensure their relevance.