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SFGate is running This Industry Outlook on librarianship.
They say public library systems nationwide are faced with a librarian shortage, beacause nearly 58 percent of professional librarians will reach age 65 between 2005 and 2019, according to the 1990 census.
\"It\'s the information age, and librarians are the information specialists,\" said Kevin Starr, state librarian for California.\"