For Your To Do List: UNYOC Membership


It’s that time of year when list-making kicks into high gear.

  • Turkey? Check!
  • Scrumptious side dishes? Check!
  • UNYOC Renewal? Write that check!  (See what I did there?)

Keep Calm and Renew Your MembershipYour membership dues cover one year, January 1 – December 31, 2016.  The fee is $15.00 (US or Canadian) and $7.50 for students.

To fill out the form, visit the Membership page and click on the link to the PDF.

New this year: the form now has fields so that you can fill it out online before printing and signing!

Please mail the completed form with check payable to UNYOC/MLA to the membership chair:

Deborah Chiarella
University at Buffalo
Health Sciences Library
3435 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14214

Thank you for your support!

Chapter Activities, Member News

Save the date: UNYOC 2016

Save the date!

When: October 26-28, 2016

UNYOC 2016 will take place at the Watkins Harbor Hotel, in Watkins Glen, New York. Watkins Glen is located in the Fingers Lakes, at the south end of Seneca Lake. From world-class wines, to Watkins Glen State Park, this is sure to be a destination with something for everyone.

Photos Credit: M. Daniel



Annual Meeting Hotel Accommodations

The main conference hotel is sold out. We invite conference attendees to stay at the hotel’s sister property,  the Hotel Lafayette.lafayette

Hotel Lafayette (Sister hotel to the Lofts on Pearl)
Distance from Lofts on Pearl: 0.4 mi, 7 minute walk
Phone: 716-853-1505
Rate: $144.00 + tax/night. To book, call 1-716-853-1505

Sister hotel to the Lofts on Pearl, the Hotel Lafayette was originally built in 1904 for the Pan-American Exposition by the first female architect in the United States. Hotel Lafayette offers complimentary breakfast, free WiFi, and a fitness center for guests. There are three restaurants available on site.

Alternative lodging options can be found on our Accommodations page. We look forward to seeing you next month!


Five days left to book your room at the discounted rate!

There are only five days left to book your room at the discounted rate at the UNYOC 2015 conference site, Lofts on Pearl! Remember, to receive the discounted rate you must call the Lofts directly at (716)856-0098.  Here’s the conference hotel website:


Lofts on Pearl Living Room from Dream Travel Magazine

Save yourself even more money and bunk with a roomie!  The two-bedroom suites are very similar to two-bedroom apartments in that each bedroom is separate from the rest of the hotel room.  There’s even a fire place and pull out sofa-sleeper in the living room! See details on the Accommodations page.

We look forward to seeing you in Buffalo for the conference next month!