Brian Simmons

Head of Access & Delivery


Building: Rose Library
Office: 3230
MSC: 4601

Departments: Access & Delivery, Discovery, Access, and Technology

Pronouns: He / Him / His

About me

I’ve been with JMU Libraries since 2007 and have held managerial roles across several areas with the common themes of stewarding resources and providing customer service.  As Head of Access & Delivery I oversee a team that supports Delivery Services, Stacks Maintenance, as well as circulation and patron related aspects of our Library Services Platform.


BS (Psychology major, Philosophy minor, summa cum laude), James Madison University 2004

About Access & Delivery

We help JMU patrons and other Libraries’ departments by delivering library materials to on-campus locations and maintaining the condition of the Libraries’ physical collections through shelving, tidying up, and relocating collections. We also help with the systems and software that support borrowing library materials and managing patrons’ library accounts.

About Discovery, Access, and Technology

We are responsible for collections, metadata, and technology. Units include Technology, Scholarly Resources and Discovery, Interlibrary Loan and Course Reserves, Access and Delivery, and Metadata Strategies.