TITLE: First Caribbean community library radio launched in Bahamas
SOURCE: Communication and Information Sector's news service (UNESCO)
DATE: 22 October 2008
ABSTRACT FROM SOURCE:
The first Caribbean community library radio Infolight FM 108.0: The Power of the Information Literacy through Young Voices was officially launched by Carl Bethel, Minister of Education of the Bahamas, on 16 October 2008, at the Bahamas Library Service. This project is implemented in partnership with UNESCO.
The article is about an initiative sponsored by UNESCO in association with the Bahamas Library Service. This initiative involves the establishment of a radio or broadcasting information service operated by library and information professionals. The initiative have a number of objectives, including recruiting future librarians and information professionals, as well as advancing and promoting literacy.