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The Digital Library Program at the New York Public Library has its first director: Michael Frederick Alexander.

* Steve Baker has been named director of the Kewaskum (Wisc.) Public Library.

* Melissa Barnard is the new director of the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library in Midland, Michigan.

* At the University of Missouri/Kansas City, Michelle Beattie has been appointed clinical medical librarian.

* Martha Bedard has been named associate dean and director of the Medical Sciences Library at Texas A&M University/College Station.

* The University of South Florida/Tampa has named a new associate director of its School of Library and Information Science: Kay Bishop.

* Penny Bohn has joined the staff of the Santa Monica (Calif.) Public Library as the new young-adult librarian.

* The new manager of digital library operations at the University of Maryland/College Park is Jeffrey W. Bridgers.

* Janet Cavanagh, former head of circulation at the State University of New York/Stony Brook, has been named head of circulation services at Russell Public Library in Middletown, Connecticut.

* Jane Costanza has joined the staff of Coates Library at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas, as technical services librarian.

* Erin Davis has joined the Department of Special Collections at Washington University in St. Louis as curator of rare books.

* The University of Tennessee/Knoxville has named Barbara I. Dewey dean of libraries.

* Barbara Doyle-Wilch has been named head librarian at Lucy Scribner Library at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York.

* Fay Durrant has joined the faculty at the Mona, Jamaica, campus of the University of the West Indies as a library and information science specialist.

* Malinda Evans has retired as head of the Vespasian Warner Public Library in Clinton, Illinois.

* The new curator of the modern literature collection/manuscripts in the Department of Special Collections at Washington University in St. Louis is Chatham Ewing.

* James D. Fox was recently named director of special collections and archives at the University of Oregon in Eugene.

* The new coordinator of the Digital Research Library at the University of Pittsburgh is Edward Galloway.

* The new electronic resources cataloger at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, is Tonia Graves.

* Fran Haley, executive director of the Ohio Library Council in Columbus, retired October 31.

* The new catalog librarian in the Beaman Library at David Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee, is Leah Hamrick.

* Kristin Hawksworth is the new head of the youth services department at the Roselle (Ill.) Public Library.

* Gregory Heald has joined the instructional services department of the James A. Michener Library at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley.

* The Springfield (Mass.) Library has named Haydee Hodis supervisor of its Brightwood branch.

* Beverly A. James, former director of libraries in Roanoke, Virginia, joined the Greenville County (S.C.) Library September 18 as director.

* Mark Kendall is the new vice-president of North American library services at ingenta, the online search service, and Andrea Keyhani is now vice-president for global library services. …