Jeff Mortimore
I am the Instructional Librarian at South University, Savannah, GA, where I have served since fall 2013. At South, my main responsibilities are to coordinate, develop, and deliver library instruction; provide front-line reference to patrons; and operate the University's discovery layer. 

Previously, I served as Reference Librarian at Bennett College, in Greensboro, NC. While at Bennett, my main responsibilities were to operate the reference desk; coordinate, develop, and deliver library instruction; and manage the library’s electronic resources and web presence. I also played a central role in developing and delivering the library's co-curricular and academic enrichment activities, including the library’s drop-in research skills workshops, Graduate School or Bust! workshops, and faculty/staff in-services. I supervised the library's Work Study staff, served as ILL Borrowing officer, and was liaison to the Division of Humanities. 

My current interests reside in the areas of library automation, the discovery-to-delivery process, and the ramifications of each for patron services and information literacy instruction. I am especially interested in how small- and medium-sized libraries can leverage free and low-cost technologies to improve mediation of resources and services. While at Bennett, I engineered a complete overhaul of the library’s web presence, as well as participated in the implementation of the ExLibris Primo discovery layer within the NC-PALS consortium. 

In addition to my work in academic libraries, I have taught numerous courses in American religious history, theology, and philosophy of religion at UNC-Greensboro and Bennett College. I take special interest in the history and literature of the American Romantic and Pragmatic traditions, and religious pluralism. Until recently, I served on the board of editors of The Hinge

This is my personal and public home for documenting past, present, and future projects in the realms of information literacy, information technology, instructional design, and web design. Foremost, this is a space for works in progress and little remains the same for long... somewhat like our libraries.