Iyanna L Sims

Librarian/Assistant Professor

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