Leah Root

Publishing/Web Services Developer

Milne 201C
(585) 245-6061


  • Information Technology Services


  • Coordinate and develop new applications and web services; maintain existing ones
  • Pivotal role in the planning, coding, and implementation of publishing, web services and digital projects initiatives
    that are transforming teaching, learning, research and scholarship. 
  • Build intranet and internet library applications  for a range of projects & services that utilize digital library systems and publishing platforms
        • Platforms include IR+, Omeka, Open Journal Systems, Open Monograph Project,
          Drupal, WordPress, CreateSpace
        • Programming, scripting, and markup languages include Perl, C#, ASP. NET, PHP, Python,
          Lua, jQuery, Javascript, JSON, HTML5, CSS3, XML, XSLT
  • Customize and troubleshoot  publication and workflow management platforms
  • Database design, development and administration (including MySQL, MSSQL,  MSAccess)
  • Windows and Apache server administration
  • Provide tech support to staff and library patrons
  • Create standards and methods for publishing interactive and accessible EPUB3 ebooks