Larry Hardesty, the program’s former director, has written a history of the first several years of the program. See Larry Hardesty, “College Library Directors’ Mentor Program: ‘Passing It On:’ A Personal Reflection,” The Journal of Academic Librarianship 23 (July 1997): 281-290.
Also, various participants have written several articles in the CLS Newsletter. These articles can be accessed through the following links.
- Mentors are Mentored Too in Program for New Directors (Spring 1996)
- Mentor Program praised by member of “class of ’96 (Spring 1997)
- Mentor Program “class of ’97” bonds at seminar (Spring 1997)
Irene Herold’s (2012) dissertation, An Examination of the Leadership Program for College Library Directors Associated with ACRL’s College Libraries Section, includes the history of the program.