Information Technology

Cornell University Library Information Technology (CUL-IT) is responsible for user-facing and internal IT systems in support of the Library’s mission. CUL-IT activities include: support for individual and public computers; IT security; IT project management; core services such as the library catalog; management and integration of external services; design, development and maintenance of websites and software applications; user experience design and accessibility; scholarly communications; and repository systems for access and preservation. CUL-IT staff collaborate closely with other library units, act as a bridge to central IT services, and engage in national and international library IT initiatives.

Managerial Staff

IT Operations
Debra Howell, Director

Desktop Services
Peter Magnus, Manager
CUL-IT Desktop Services

Library Systems
Jason Carpenter, Manager

Software Development
Philip Robinson, Director

Library Applications Development
Jesi Buell, Manager

Digital Lifecycle Services
Michelle Paolillo, Manager

eCommons Institutional Repository
Erica Johns, Lead