Leah Root

Publishing/Web Services Developer


  • Develop, program, and maintain Milne Library internal web applications, Digital Publishing, Digital Collections, and Faculty-Student collaborative digital projects
  • Technical Support to Library Staff, Faculty, and Library Patrons
  • Web Team Lead: Redesigned Milne Library Web pages within Drupal constraints; work with Research Instruction Librarians to streamline content and test usability (UX); ensure WCAG3 Accessibility compliance
  • Databases: T-SQL & mySQL, administration and design,  ARGOS query generation, ARGOS report & datablock programming
  • Servers: Windows IIS, Windows Apache, Linux RedHat, Ubuntu, and Debian Apache administration
  • Platforms/Languages: WordPress, Pressbooks, Drupal, Omeka, LibCal, LibApps, C# .NET, PHP, bash, perl,WP-CLI, PRINCE XML, jQuery, vue.js, JSON, XSLT



  • SUNYLA Delegate, 2017-2019
  • Open SUNY Textbooks Advisory Council - 2016 to present
  • SUNY Geneseo Student Conduct Board - 2015 to present
  • SUNY Geneseo Interpersonal Violence Board - 2015 to present
  • LibraryJuice Academy - Moodle LMS consulting - 2014