Even as more school librarians teach increasingly important digital literacy skills, they often become the first casualties of budget crunches, reports the New York Times. Stephanie Rosalia, 54, is part of a growing cadre of 21st-century multimedia specialists who help guide students through the digital ocean of information that confronts them on a daily basis. These new librarians believe that literacy includes, but also exceeds, books. "The days of just reshelving a book are over," said Rosalia, the school librarian at Public School 225, a combined elementary and middle school in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn. "Now it is the information age,...

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