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About Ashley D.R. Sergiadis

Ashley D.R. Sergiadis is the Digital Scholarship Librarian/Associate Professor at East Tennessee State University. Her primary duties include overseeing the institutional repository (Digital Commons@East Tennessee State University), executing the Open and Affordable Course Materials initiatives on campus, and providing guidance on scholarly communication issues. Previously, she managed the institutional repository at Georgia Southern University (Digital Commons@Georgia Southern).


January 2017 - Present Digital Scholarship Librarian/Associate Professor, East Tennessee State University Charles C. Sherrod Library
June 2013 - December 2016 Digital Collections Specialist, Georgia Southern University

Curriculum Vitae


2022 - Present CAD OER to Enhance Equity in Access
Tennessee Board of Regents
Open Educational Resources Grant.
Colleague(s): M. Uddin, K. Johnson, L. Craig
2022 - Present Creating an Engaging and Inclusive Classroom through OER and OEP: World History since 1500
Tennessee Board of Regents
Open Educational Resources Grant
Colleague(s): J. Rankin, C. Weise, P. Smith
2021 - 2022 OER: Improving diversity, equity, and inclusion at ETSU
Tennessee Board of Regents
Open Educational Resources and Low Costs/No Costs Educational Support Materials - LGI Grant
Colleague(s): M. Uddin, P. Smith, A. Johnson, D. Atkins, J. Chappell, K. Johnson, C. Cooper, C. Harris
2020 - 2021 Addressing textbook affordability with institutional licensed electronic textbooks
East Tennessee State University
Instructional Design Grant
Colleague(s): T. Clamon and J. Young
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2022 - Present Co-Chair, ETSU Open and Affordable Advisory Council
2022 - Present Member, Tennessee Textbook Affordability Steering Committee
2021 - Present Co-Editor, MERLOT Library and Information Services Editorial Board
2020 - Present Secretary, ETSU Faculty Senate
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Honors and Awards

  • Georgia Southern Merit Award of Excellence (2016)
  • Valdosta State University George Gaumond Award (2017)
  • MERLOT Peer Reviewer Extraordinaire (2019, 2020)
  • MERLOT Rising Star Award to the Library and Information Services Board (2020)
  • Sherrod Library Faculty Library Award (2022)
  • ETSU Distinguished Faculty Award in Service


January 2015 - December 2016 M.L.I.S., Valdosta State University
August 2010 - May 2012 M.A., Art History, University of Florida
August 2006 - May 2010 B.A., Art with a concentration in Art History, Georgia State University

Contact Information

PO Box 70665
Johnson City, TN 37614-1701

Office: Sherrod Library 228
Phone: 423-439-4992
Fax: 423-439-5090


Library and Information Science Publications (4)

Library and Information Science Presentations (26)