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.

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.