Mentorship Resources

How to Start a Mentorship Relationship (Forbes article)

http://www.forbes.com/sites/work-in-progress/2011/06/18/how-to-start-a-mentorship-relationship/

How To Be a Great Mentor

http://www.forbes.com/sites/jacquelynsmith/2013/05/17/how-to-become-a-great-mentor/

Why Young Professionals Need Mentors for Success (Huffington Post article)

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ilya-pozin/why-young-professionals-n_b_1842738.html

The Accidental Mentorship: Library Managers’ Roles in Student Employees’ Academic Professional Lives  (ACRL College & Research Libraries News)

http://crln.acrl.org/content/72/2/99.full

The Next Generation May Not Want Your Mentoring: Leading from the Library (LJ article)

http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2013/04/opinion/leading-from-the-library/the-next-generation-may-not-want-your-mentoring-leading-from-the-library/

Mentoring: A Valuable Step in Developing Library Leaders

http://ala-apa.org/newsletter/2008/03/15/mentoring-a-valuable-step-in-developing-library-leaders/

How to Ask Someone to Mentor You

http://www.lac-group.com/asking-someone-to-mentor-you/ by Kim Dority (LAC Group)

Mentoring Basics: A Mentor’s Guide to Success

http://www.ncwit.org/sites/default/files/legacy/pdf/IMentor_MentorGuide.pdf (National Center for Women & Information Technology)

 

Other programs with great information:

Southeastern Library Association

http://selaonline.org/membership/mentoring.htm

TLA NMRT Mentor Program (see especially “guidelines’ and “on-the-spot mentors”)

http://www.txla.org/groups/nmrt-mentor