Heather Braithwaite Simmons

Law & Business Reference Librarian

1989 …2016

Personal profile


M.L.S. University of Michigan
J.D. Wayne State University
B.A. University of Michigan

Research Interests

Law Librarianship; Business Intelligence; Intellectual Property


Law 627 Legal Research

Law 792 Advanced Legal Research - Corporate

Education / Academic qualification

Classical Archaeology, A. B., University of Michigan

Information Management & Library Automation, A. M. L. S., University of Michigan

Law, J. D., Wayne State University


  • K Law

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Electric automobiles Chemical Compounds
Chlorofluorocarbons Chemical Compounds
Starters Chemical Compounds
Patents and inventions Chemical Compounds
Planning Engineering & Materials Science

Research Output 1989 2016

Cranky no more: The life and legacy of Charles Franklin Kettering

Simmons, H. J. E. Mar 1 2016 In : World Patent Information. 44, p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Electric automobiles
Patents and inventions

Categorizing the useful arts: Past, present, and future development of patent classification in the United States

Simmons, H. J. E. Sep 1 2014 In : Law Library Journal. 106, 4, p. 563-577 15 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewReview article

LEXIS membership group sponsorship: Fee-based services in academic law libraries

Braithwaite, H. J. E. & Clark, G. A. 1989 In : Law Library Journal. 81, 2, p. 253-262 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Press / Media

Asked & Answered: Heather Simmons on the Future of Law Libraries

Heather J E Simmons


1 item of media coverage

Press / Media: Expert Comment

Honors & Recognition

Robert P. Larsen Human Development Award

Heather J E Simmons (Recipient) & Suja A Thomas (Recipient), Apr 27 2017

Prize: Honorary award