- Mentoring programs available through ALA and ALA Affiliates
- EDUCAUSE Mentoring Kit
- Freedman, S. (2009). Effective mentoring. IFLA Journal, 35(2), 171-182.
- Mavrinac, M. A. & Stymest, K. (2012). Pay it forward: Mentoring new information professionals. Chicago, IL: ALA-ACRL
- Totleben, K. & Deiss, K. (2015, January 29). Learning together: Finding the power in co-mentoring. American Libraries.
- Zabel, D. (2008). The mentoring role of professional associations. Journal of Business & Finance Librarianship, 13(3), 349-361.
This article discusses a wide variety of mentoring opportunities available through various library-related professional associations.
- Academic Mentoring C&RL Web Forum
- Farmer, D., Stockham, M., & Trussell, A. (2009). Revitalizing a mentoring program for academic librarians. College & Research Libraries, 70(1), 8-24.
Includes many great appendices to borrow from if you want to create a mentoring program at your library.
- Kuyper-Rushing, L. (2001). A formal mentoring program in a university library: Components of a successful experiment. The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 27(3), 440-446.
- Neyer, L., & Yelinek, K. (2011). Beyond Boomer meets NextGen: Examining mentoring practices among Pennsylvania academic librarians. The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 37(3), 215-221.
Presents the results of a survey conducted in September 2006 of the mentoring experiences of Pennsylvania academic librarians.
- Deveau, D. (2010, September 25). Mentoring opens doors to career advancement: A leg up in life Mentorships don't just help people move up in an organization. The Gazette (Montreal), p. F17.
This author clarifies the distinctions between coaching and mentoring and also addresses benefits of reverse mentoring such as increased access and connections to people in and outside the field.
- Johne, M. (2012, January 20). Role reversal: Bottom-to-top mentoring: Reverse mentoring can re-energize older employees, engage younger workers and bridge the workplace generation gap. The Globe and Mail (Canada), p. B12
The article contains a list of useful Preparation Tips such as this: “If you’re a manger who is about to begin working with a younger mentor, practice being a follower. If you are a junior worker, give serious thought to your new role as a leader.”
- Yong-seong, K. (2012, February 5). Reverse mentoring boosts corporate learning. Korea Times. Retrieved from: http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/biz/2012/02/123_104130.html.
“Reverse mentoring requires humility and a willingness to learn on the part of the experienced managers” according to the author. He reports experiences with reverse mentoring at IBM and Ogilvy and Mather.
- Zimmerman, E. (2010, June 6). A modern mentor is a listener, too. The New York Times, p. 9.
In a question and answer format, Zimmerman provides her insights on such issues as what makes a good mentor and how a person can find one.
- Coro Leadership Series- Audrey Murrell PhD
- Murrell, A. J., Crosby, F. J., & Ely, R. J. (1999). Mentoring dilemmas: Developmental Relationships within Multicultural Organizations. Mahwah, NJ: L. Erlbaum Associates.
- Murrell, A. J., Forte-Trammell, S., & Bing, D. A. (2008). Blue mentoring: Innovative mentoring for organizational learning at IBM. London: Pearson Education.
- Murrell, A. J., Forte-Trammell, S., & Bing, D. A. (2009). Intelligent mentoring: How IBM creates value through people, knowledge, and relationships. Upper Saddle River, NJ: IBM Press/Pearson plc.
- Murrell, A. J., & Zagenczyk, T. J. (2006). The gendered nature of role model status: An empirical study. Career Development International, 11(6), 560-78.
- Murrell, A. J., et al. (2008). Inter-organizational formal mentoring: Breaking the concrete ceiling sometimes requires support from the outside. Human Resource Management, 47(2), 275-294.
- Olivas, A. & Ma, R. (2009). Increasing retention rates in minority librarians through mentoring. Electronic Journal of Academic and Special Librarianship, 10(3). Retrieved from: http://southernlibrarianship.icaap.org/content/v10n03/olivas_a01.html