As reports of librarian layoffs continue to surface, librarians have put away their inside voices to fight–with the support from unions, parents, and students–to prove their jobs are essential for student success, the Huffington Post reports. Today’s librarians do more than collect and distribute books. Many hold masters degrees, are able to provide resources to both students and teachers, and are often referred to as “media specialists” to reflect their work in assisting students with 21st century technology…

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