Mentoring Resources

Matches in the ALSC Mentoring Program may choose to use outside sources to improve their match. Below is a bibliography of resources that might help mentors and mentees:


Examples from the ALSC Blog

Check out the resources and information posted by mentors and mentees to the ALSC Blog. 


"Eby, Lillian T., Tammy D. Allen, Sarah C. Evans, Thomas Ng, and David DuBois. "Does Mentoring Matter? A Multidisciplinary Meta-Analysis." Journal of Vocational Behavior. U.S. National Library of Medicine, n.d. Web. 11 May 2015

 "UNF Digital Commons." Site. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 May 2015.

"Purposeful Mentoring in Academic Libraries." Taylor & Francis. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 May 2015.

"Library Management." Peer Mentoring: One Institution's Approach to Mentoring Academic Librarians: : Vol 26, No 6/7. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 May 2015

"The Accidental Mentorship." The Accidental Mentorship. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 May 2015

"The Southeastern Library Association / Mentoring Program." The Southeastern Library Association / Mentoring Program. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 May 2015.

 From Huffington PostMentoring Culture is Good for Business

 From TechCrunchMentors Are the Secret Weapons of Successful Startups 

 From Fast CompanyWhy Being a Mentor is Worth the Effort

 From EntrepreneurThe 9 Things People Decide Within Seconds of Meeting You

 From Building Effective Mentoring PartnershipsMentee Skills Critical to Rapport Building

 From Journal of ExtensionKeys to Successful Mentoring Relationships

 From Library JournalThe Next Generation May Not Want Your Mentoring

 From EntrepreneurLook to Peer Mentoring Groups for Ideas, Support and Tough Love

 From Inc.Reverse Mentoring: The Big Benefits to Learning from Younger Employees

 From Forbes10 Killer Questions to Make the Most of Your Mentor Meeting

 From Inc.12 Questions You Should Ask Your Mentor ASAP

 From the U.S. Chamber of Commerce FoundationQuestions to Ask a Mentor and Tips for a Successful Mentoring Session

 From MashableThe Mutual Benefits of Mentorship

 From Huffington PostWhat Should You Look For in a Mentor?

 From FortuneIs Mentoring Necessary for Career Advancement?

 From Business News DailyWant a Career Boost? Become a Mentor

 From the Wall Street JournalFinding and Working With the Right Mentor

 From the University of FloridaUsing Mentoring as a Part of Professional Development

 From Inc.Reverse Mentoring: The Big Benefits to Learning from Younger Employees

 Ambrose, Larry. A Mentor’s Companion. 1998. Chicago: Perrone-Ambrose.

 Ensher, Ellen and Murphy, Susan. Power Mentoring: How Successful Mentors and Proteges Get the Most Out of Their Relationships. 2005. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. 

 Lacey, Kathy. Making Mentoring Happen: A Simple and Effective Guide to Implementing a Successful Mentoring Program. 1999. Wariewood, NSW, Australia: Business & Professional Publishing Pty Limited. 

 Murray, Margo. Beyond the Myths and Magic of Mentoring: How to Facilitate an Effective Mentoring Process. 2001. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

 Zachary, Lois J. Creating a Mentoring Culture: The Organization’s Guide. 2005. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. 

 Zachary, Lois J. The Mentor’s Guide: Facilitating Effective Learning Relationships. 2000. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.