Iyanna L Sims

Librarian/Assistant Professor

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
Library Services

Library Services

Bluford Library
B.A.English / Elon College
MLSClark Atlanta University


Iyanna Sims is currently the Head of Bibliographic, Metadata and Discovery Services at North Carolina A&T State University's F.D. Bluford Library. She received her masters in library science from Clark Atlanta University and a bachelor of arts in English from Elon University. She has experience in special and academic libraries. Iyanna's professional interests include library technology, scholarly communication, and recruitment and retention in the field of librarianship.

Recent Publications

  • Tamika Barnes, Christopher Moffatt, Iyanna Sims (2017). (Reference Reimagined). (Emerald Handbook of Modern Information Management) ).
  • Arneice Bowen, Nina Exner, Tiffany Russell, Iyanna Sims, Octavious Spruill, John Teleha (2017). (Library Space Redesign and Student Computing). In Sian Brannon, Ph.D., (3) 13, pp. 139-151 ). Public Services Quarterly.
  • Stephen Bollinger, Nina Exner, Iyanna Sims (2012). (Discovery in a Hurry: Fast Transitions from Federated Search). pp. 351 ). Planning and implementing resource discovery tools in academic libraries.