Filipino Librarian writes "That's right. Not knowledge worker. Not information specialist. Librarian.
According to "Get-Ahead Careers for 2007" by Marty Nemko (U.S.News & World Report, 18 December 2006), "Even though anybody can do a Google search, for instance, librarians will be needed more and more to help us navigate all that digital information."
And that, in essence, is why "librarian" is among 25 professions that "will be in growing demand as baby boomers age, the Internet becomes ubiquitous, and Americans seek richer, simpler lives." It's worth noting, however, that the now-you-see-it-now-you-don't librarian "shortage" is not mentioned at all. Read more..."