ALA Mentoring Resources

This page provides resources for those interested in mentoring through the American Library Association.




ALA Connect

ALA Connect Mentor Connect (additional login required)

Office for Human Resource Development and Recruitment (HRDR)

Emerging Leaders Program

Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services (ODLOS)

Spectrum Scholarship Program




American Association of School Librarians (AASL)



Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL)

Dr. E. J. Josey Spectrum Scholar Mentor Program

College Libraries Section "Your Research Coach" Program

Literatures in English Section Mentoring Program

Science and Technology Section Sci/Tech Mentors 


Western European Studies Section


 Association of Specialized & Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA)

Mentoring Facts

Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)


ALCTS Mentoring Program


CaMMS Recruitment and Mentoring Committee (RME)


Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA)

Mentoring Program

Public Library Association (PLA)


Leadership Development Academy


Reference and User Services Association (RUSA)


Ambassador Program

STARS-Atlas Systems Mentoring Award

Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)


Virtual Mentoring Program




Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Round Table (GLBTRT)

Buddy Program

International Relations Round Table (IRRT)

 Conference Mentoring Program


New Members Round Table (NMRT)

Career & Conference Mentoring Programs

Resume Review Service





American Association of Law Libraries (AALL)

Mentoring Program


Asian Pacific American Librarians Association 

Mentoring Program

Association of Research Libraries

Mentoring for Leadership Development


Canadian Library Association 

CASLIS Mentoring Program

Chinese American Librarians Association 

Mentorship Program Committee

Council on Library/Media Technicians 

Bibliography on Mentoring


 Mentoring Program