Leah Root

Publishing/Web Services Developer

Leah RootInformation Technology Services

map Milne 214
phone (585) 245-6061
email rootl@geneseo.edu
Twitter logo @RootLeah
Github logo @rootl
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  • Provide programming and technical support for websites, digital projects, "home-grown" applications, and third-party vendor applications. Research best methods and integrate them with library services and applications to increase functionality and usability.
  • Technical Support to Library Staff, Faculty, and Library Patrons
  • Web Team Lead: Maintain Milne Library Web pages; work with Research Instruction Librarians and CIT to streamline content and test usability (UX); ensure WCAG3 Accessibility compliance
  • Databases: T-SQL & mySQL, administration and design,  ARGOS query generation, report, and datablock programming
  • Servers: Linux RedHat/CentOS, Ubuntu, Debian; Windows IIS, Windows Apache
  • Platforms: WordPress, Pressbooks, Drupal, Omeka, LibCal, LibApps, .NET, WP-CLI, PRINCE
  • Languages: C#, PHP, ASPX, bash, perl, SQL, JavaScript, jQuery, vue.js, JSON, Python



  • Digital Humanities Team - 2019 to present
  • Promotion & Marketing Team - 2018 to present
  • SUNYLA Delegate, 2017-2019
  • SUNY Geneseo Student Conduct Board - 2015 to present
  • Chair, Ad Hoc Bylaws Subcommittee for Librarians & Professional Staff Committee, 2018-2019
  • Open SUNY Textbooks Advisory Council - 2016 to present
  • LibraryJuice Academy - Moodle LMS consulting - 2014