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Leah Root

Web Services Developer

Recipient, 2021 SUNY Chancellor's Award for Professional Excellence

Leah RootInformation Technology Services

map Fraser 202
phone (585) 245-6061
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Github logo @rootl
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Areas of Responsibility:

  • 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
  • Library Accessibility Guidelines Team (LAG) Lead
  • Web Team Lead: Maintain Milne Library Web pages; work with Research Instruction Librarians and CIT to streamline content and test usability (UX); ensure WCAG 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, LibGuides,.NET, WP-CLI, PRINCE
  • Languages: C#, PHP, ASPx .NET, bash, perl, SQL, JavaScript, jQuery, vue.js, JSON, Python

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