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About Jeffrey M. Mortimore

Jeffrey Mortimore serves as Digital Scholarship Librarian in the University Libraries at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, GA. Jeff oversees the Libraries' institutional repository and data management services. Jeff's current interests reside in the areas of technical services’ public service role; technical and public services collaboration; proactive and reactive resource troubleshooting; patron-led content creation; creation, hosting, and discovery of open educational resources; and technical services assessment.


Present Faculty Member, Georgia Southern University Collection Services Department

Curriculum Vitae


2023 Competitive Travel Supplement Travel Award
Office of Research, Georgia Southern University
2021 Creation of Ancillary Materials for Existing OER Course: Comprehensive General Chemistry (CHEM 1310)
Affordable Learning Georgia
Colleague(s): B. Narendrapurapu, D. Cannon-Rech, and D. Walker
2021 Transformation and Continuous Improvement Grant for CHEM 3401 and CHEM 3402
Affordable Learning Georgia
Role: Co-PI
Colleague(s): C. Whitlock, S. Landge, K. Aiken, A. Shaikh, G. Carroll, D. Cannon-Rech, and D. Walker
2021 Transformation and Continuous Improvement Grant for CHEM 4160 and CHEM 7090
Affordable Learning Georgia
Colleague(s): S. Landge, C. Whitlock, K. Aiken, A. Shaikh, G. Carroll, D. Cannon-Rech, and D. Walker
2020 Faculty Service Award
Faculty Service Committee, Georgia Southern University
Role: Co-PI
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

2021 - Present Co-Chair, Collection Development Committee, GS
2020 - Present Committee Member, Search Committee, Associate Dean of Libraries, GSU
2019 - Present Member, Collection Development Committee, GS
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
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
2020 - 2021 Member, CORE Standards Working Group, American Library Association
2018 - 2021 Member, General Education and Core Curriculum Committee, GSU
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
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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)
  • Recipient, University Libraries’ Leadership Team Recognition Award (2022)
  • Recipient, COSM Excellence in Collaboration Award (2022)


  • 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


2003 - 2005 M.L.I.S. in Library and Information Science, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
1999 - 2002 M.T.S. in Religious Studies, Harvard University
1993 - 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 (15)

Edited Publications (1)

Published Datasets (4)

National and International Refereed Presentations (38)