In 1991 the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Research Committee established an experiment using electronic mail to create mentoring relationships focusing on library and information science research. This article reports on that experiment's progress to date and includes first-hand accounts of participants' experiences.
Echavarria, Tami, W. Bede Mitchell and Karen Liston Newsome. "Encouraging research through electronic mentoring: a case study." College & Research Libraries 56 (July 1995): 352-61.