Interview with Beatriz Prieto "Betty" Abdmishani, April 26, 2012

Project: Student Projects: LIS 642: Library and Information Science: Oral History Project

Interview Summary

This interview focuses on the founding and growth of the Village Branch of the Lexington Public Library. It discusses the Biblioteca Hispana, the precursor to the Village Branch and the opening of the Branch. It discusses the difficulties in creating a bilingual library in terms of both staffing and collection development. It talks about the importance of children's programming in library usage and it mentions the difficulties inherent in opening a library geared at non-traditional library users.

Interview Accession

2017oh817_sp080

Interviewee Name

Beatriz Prieto "Betty" Abdmishani

Interviewer Name

Steven Richardson

Interview Date

2012-04-26

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Abdmishani, Beatriz Prieto Interview by Steven Richardson. 26 Apr. 2012. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Abdmishani, B.P. (2012, April 26). Interview by S. Richardson. Student Projects: LIS 642: Library and Information Science: Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Abdmishani, Beatriz Prieto, interview by Steven Richardson. April 26, 2012, Student Projects: LIS 642: Library and Information Science: Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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