ALA Mentoring Resources

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






Office for Human Resource Development and Recruitment (HRDR)

Emerging Leaders Program

Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services (ODLOS)

Spectrum Scholarship Program




Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

Mentoring Program


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 




Public Library Association (PLA)


Leadership Development Academy





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 

CLA/Alan McDonald Mentorship Award

Chinese American Librarians Association 

Mentorship Program


 Mentoring Program