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About Jeffrey M. Mortimore

Jeff Mortimore serves as Discovery Services Librarian at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, GA. Jeff's current interests include the impact of library automation on the discovery-to-delivery process and its ramifications for scholarly communications practice.


2015 - Present Discovery Services Librarian, Georgia Southern University University Libraries
Present Discovery Services Librarian, Georgia Southern University Collection Services Department

Curriculum Vitae


2012 LSTA EZ Technology Grant
State Library of North Carolina
2011 Freedom to Read Foundation Banned Books Week Event Grant
Office of Intellectual Freedom, American Library Association
2011 LSTA EZ Strengthening Public and Academic Libraries Grant
State Library of North Carolina
2008 Scholarship of Teaching Program Research Grant
Bennett College
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2020 - Present Member, CORE Standards Working Group, American Library Association
2020 - Present Committee Member, Search Committee, Associate Dean of Libraries, GSU
2019 - Present Presentation Reviewer, Digital Commons Southeastern Users Group
2019 - Present Member, Editorial Board, The Serials Librarian
2019 - Present Member, SELA Electronic Resources Round Table
2019 - Present Member, SELA Intellectual Freedom Committee
2018 - Present Member, General Education and Core Curriculum Committee, GSU
2017 - Present Affiliate, Association for Library Collections and Technical Services
2016 - Present Affiliate, Southeastern Library Association
2015 - Present Official Representative, ICPSR
2013 - Present Affiliate, Georgia Library Association
2005 - Present Affiliate, American Library Association
2005 - Present Affiliate, Association of College and Research Libraries
2019 - 2020 Host, 2020 Digital Commons Southeastern Users Group Annual Meeting
2019 - 2020 Vice-Chair / Chair-Elect, ALCTS CRS College and Research Libraries Interest Group 2019-2020
2018 - 2020 Member, ALCTS Strategic Planning Committee
2015 - 2020 Member, GLA Marketing & Branding Committee
2018 - 2019 Jurist, ALCTS Edward Swanson Memorial Best of LRTS Award
2017 - 2018 Intern, ALCTS Strategic Planning Committee
2016 - 2017 Member, GLA Website Redesign Task Force
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Honors and Awards

  • Inductee, Alpha Lambda Delta (1994)
  • Inductee, Beta Phi Mu (2005)
  • Recipient, New Voices Program Winner, Southeastern Library Association (2010)
  • Speaker, Beta Phi Mu, North Carolina Library Association (2011)


  • Data Management Plan Basics
  • Data Management Planning for Research & Grant Funding
  • Getting Started with DMPTool
  • Making Data Bearable, Part 1: Data Management Basics
  • Making Data Bearable, Part 2: Preparing Datasets
  • Managing Research Workflows with Open Science Framework and Digital Commons
  • Managing and Publishing Your Working Data with Digital Commons
  • Managing Your Working Data: Tools & Best Practices
  • NSF & NIH Data Management Requirements
  • NSF Data Management Requirements 101
  • PlumX Profiles -- Overview
  • PlumX Profiles -- College and Department-Level Reports
  • Preparing Data for Sharing and Archiving
  • Researchers' Rights as Authors: Know and Protect Your Copyrights
  • SelectedWorks Profiles- Overview
  • Under the Big Top:Exploring Research Ethics
  • Utilizing Internal Resources to Enhance Your Research Impact


2005 M.L.I.S. in Library and Information Science, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
2002 M.T.S. in Religious Studies, Harvard University
1998 B.A. in Religious Studies, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Contact Information

P.O. Box 8074
Statesboro, GA 30460
Phone: (912) 478-0102
Office: Zach S. Henderson Library - Room 2220


Refereed Publications (12)

Edited Publications (1)

Published Datasets (3)

National and International Refereed Presentations (26)