2014-2015 CALA Mentorship Program

Dear Colleagues:


We are pleased to announce that the 2014/2015 Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA) Mentorship Program is now open for applications.


The main goals of the CALA Mentorship Program are:

·         To encourage and guide Chinese or Chinese American students of library and information science with career planning

·         To help new Chinese American librarians to develop their professional careers

·         To recruit and provide a pool of experienced Chinese American librarians as potential mentors


In order to participant in the mentorship program, valid CALA membership is required. Non-member can join CALA online at http://cala-web.org/membership.


Please fill out the 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.

The application forms are available below:


            Mentee Application Form:

            Mentor Application Form:


Please help to spread the word! Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact any of the CALA Mentorship Committee members listed below.



Vincci Kwong, (co-Chair) vkwong@iusb.edu

Sharon Hu (co-Chair) chu@csu.edu

Haoyang Zhang, pzhang@uta.edu

Songqian Lu, Songqian4CALA@gmail.com

Haiwang Yuan, Haiwang.yuan@wku.edu