2008/2009 CALA Mentorship Program

We are pleased to announce that the 2008/2009 Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA) Mentorship Program is now open for applications.

The application forms are available below:

  1. Mentee Registration Form:
  2. Mentor Registration Form:

The main goals of the CALA Mentorship Program are:

  1. To encourage and guide Chinese or Chinese American students of library and information science with career planning
  2. To help new Chinese American librarians to develop their professional careers
  3. To recruit and provide a pool of experienced Chinese American librarians as potential mentors

Please fill out an appropriate form to indicate your desire to be a "mentee" or a "mentor." Participants of a previous year need to fill out the form again to join this year's program.

Please encourage Chinese or Chinese American students who study at the School of Library and Information Science in your areas to participate in the program. Non members should join CALA first. Here is the Membership Application Form:


The Mentorship Program Guidelines are available online:


Please feel free to contact any of the CALA Mentorship Committee members listed below if you have any questions or suggestions.

CALA Mentorship Program Committee 2008/2009
Wenwen Zhang (Chair) wwzhang@library.lacounty.gov
Jason Alston JKALSTO3@uncg.edu
Nora Chen nchen@library.lacounty.gov
Sun Li lisun@rci.rutgers.edu
Zao Liu zliu@neo.tamu.edu
Eve Alison Nyren enyren@placerlibrary.org
Lian Ruan lruan@fsi.uiuc.edu