Currents: Professionals on the Move

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Anne K. Abate became executive director of the Greater Cincinnati Library Consortium August 2. * Shaunta Adams has been named collection development librarian at Elon (N.C.) University's Belk Library. * Marilyn Baker-Madsen will retire as director of the Hayward (Calif.) Public Library in November. * Larry X. Besant is retiring as director of Morehead State (Ky.) University's Camden-Carroll Library on December 31. * Thomas Bolze has been named catalog librarian on the Rare Book Team of the Yale University Library in New Haven, Connecticut. * After nearly 30 years of service, Amherst (Mass.) College Librarian Willis E. Bridegam retired August 31. * Kerri Canepa is the first librarian for the new Wyocena (Wis.) Public Library. * Wendy Congirrdo left her position as director of the Hartselle (Ala.) Public Library in July to become director of the Gulf Shores (Ala.) Public Library. * The Marshall (Mo.) Public Library has named Amy Crump library director. * The Bella Vista (Ark.) Library named Mariane Farner as its director July 13. * Evelyn Frangakis has been appointed Aaron and Clara Greenhut Rabinowitz chief librarian for preservation in the Research Libraries of New York Public Library. * Betty Ann Frederick has been promoted from Ponte Vedra Beach branch manager to assistant director of the St. Johns County (Fla.) Public Library System. * Lori A. Goetsch joined Kansas State University in Manhattan as dean of libraries August 16. * Joanne Grant is the new branch manager at the South Holiday branch of the Pasco County (Fla.) Library System. * Jose-Marie Griffiths became dean of the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill August 23. * Martha Higgins has been hired as social sciences reference librarian at Old Dominion University Libraries in Norfolk, Virginia. * Sol Hirsch left the St. Johns County (Fla.) Public Library System to become director of the Alachua County (Fla.) Library District. * Fontayne Holmes has been promoted to city librarian, the head of Los Angeles Public Library and its 71 branches. * Evelyn Holzwarth is the new director of the Dowagiac (Mich.) District Library. * Columbia University Libraries and Information Services in New York City has appointed Jeremiah Johnson as user services consultant in academic information systems. …