Mentors available — Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA) Mentorship Program

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

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)

Sharon Hu (co-Chair)

Haoyang Zhang,

Songqian Lu,

Haiwang Yuan,