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As prominent professionals in the information services field, librarians help others find information and select materials best suited to their needs. Librarians work in public, academic, and special libraries; school library media centers; corporations; and government agencies. They are key personnel wherever books, magazines, audiovisual materials, and a variety of other informational materials are cataloged and kept. Librarians help make access to these reference materials possible. Approximately 159,000 librarians are employed in positions throughout the country.