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I'm a librarian and here our field called "Library and Information Sciences" I wanna know what do you call the field especially in universities of Finland… 1107 7.9.2012 At the moment you can be qualified as an librarian in Finland both in some universities and in some unversities of applied sciences. In the University of Tampere the programme is called Information Studies and Interactive Media: In the University of Oulu the programme is called Information Studies:… In Seinäjoki, Turku and Oulu Universities of Applied Sciences the programme is called Programme in Library and Information Services:……
How many libraries in Finland focus on health sciences, medicine, nursing, or allied health subjects? What are their names? 792 5.9.2012 Via A guide to the Scientific Libraries in Finland ( you can find 23 libraries focused on medicine, 6 libraries focused on nursing and 2 libraries focused on health sciences. Of course there could be same libraries in several lists. And some of the libraries are also focused on some other fields too. You can find the names of the libraries here:${MAXPAGE}=21&${APPL}=kirjastoten&${BASE}=kirjastoten&${HTML}=list&${THWIDS}=0.16/1346847016_10517&${HILITE}=0&${MAXHITS}=1000&${SAVEHTML}=/kirjastot/en/……
Good evening, where can i find the statistics about helsinki library ? i have search Q&A and find a web site "Finnish Public Libraries Statistics", which… 796 27.8.2012 You can find statistics about Helsinki city library so: > search statistics > Area selection > Municipality (Helsinki) > > Statistics selection > Loans or Personnel. Or you can find them from Yearly reports: We don’t have volunteers working in our libraries. Playing games by the library computers is usually allowable. Eating or drinking at the same time is not forbidden. It takes one to three days for a reserved book to go to an another Helmet library (Helsinki, Espoo, Vantaa or Kauniainen city library).
Dear Mr. /Ms. Librarian, I am a master degree student in the Tallinn Technology University in Estonia and making some research for my thesis on the history of… 339 21.8.2012 There is one lendable copy of the book in Helsinki University Library. It´s a text material, so I think it`s not available via pdf, but You can order the book as an interlibrary loan via some Estonian library. It´s borrowed right now, but it should be free from 3.9.
How can I connect with a historian over the internet in Kittila, Finland? 418 21.8.2012 Kittilä is a minor place, it very likely that there are no historians who are specialized in Kittilä history. Since you gave information about your family, i guess you are interested in your family history. I would recommend you to contact the Kittila parish for more information. A helpful source of information to a genealogist in Finland is Sukututkimusseura (The Genealogical Society of Finland) and their database Hiski:… It is also worth looking of the parish register of Kittilä: email address to Kittilä parish is…
When is there story telling in english at your library? 344 16.8.2012 There is an English story hour on Wednesdays at 3 pm - 4.30 pm in the Sello Library in children's section. It is open for children of any age and must come with parent or guardian. Here is the address: Sello Library Leppävaarankatu 9 02600 Espoo (Leppävaara)
Is it possible to order or recommend the purchase of an item not currently in the library? if so, can i do it online? i am a member. thanks 763 26.7.2012 It is possible, but we have only form in Finnish. You can do it online in this address:
I want to know about your virtual reference service? 1034 24.7.2012 Ask a Librarian is the joint digital reference service of Finnish libraries. It’s situated in the site, the national library portal for Finnish libraries. is produced by Helsinki City Library (National Development Unit) and it’s financed by the Ministry of Education. The Ask a Librarian started in the year 1999. Answers are given in three languages: Finnish, Swedish and English. Ask a Librarian has a public archive, where answers are stored and can be used by other information seekers. The archive also exists in three languages, here is the link to the english version . The question is sent in via a web form, the answer is delivered to the email-address given by the customer.…
I am a Library Science student looking at Finnish libraries, and I was hoping to ask a few questions: • What is the degree necessary for working as a librarian… 889 19.7.2012 You can find answers to all your questions from Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture: The Finnish School Library Association:
Can I use the computer and printer if I am not a member of the library (visitor)? 874 17.7.2012 Yes, you can use library's computer and printer in any library even though you're not member of the library. We can make a visitor reservation for you if you have your ID's with you.
I am a librarian from National Taiwan University Library. We received some journals from "Centre d’échange des publications scientifiques" for free of charge… 7542 10.7.2012 The address of The Exchange Centre for Scientific Literature (Tieteellisen kirjallisuuden vaihtokeskus) is Mariankatu 5, 00170 Helsinki. It is probably the right place for you. You can find contact information and also the website from the below:
I have recently read a danish book: Biblioteket i byudviklingen (library in city development) by Casper Hvenegaard Rasmussen. He has a picture from af library… 822 28.6.2012 Here's some pictures from Library 10: Maybe the same pictures? You can contact to Library 10 and ask more, here is contact information:
I search a statistica about Vallila Library , Helsinski. Something like an annual report with loan/by habitant, number of book and other think of their… 280 20.6.2012 2011 Vallila library's collection was about 26 000 items and there was 163 000 loans. Book in finnish form the main part of the collection (21 000 items) but there are also books in swedish and english (about 2 000), dvds (700), cds (1800)
Where I can find the e-mail address of croatian immigrants club in Helsinki? 744 12.6.2012 Do you mean Finnish-Croatian Society (Suomi-Kroatia Seura)? The email address is
Please where I can find online library from where I could buy book Kalevala? I would like to have one in Finnish language. 913 21.5.2012 You don’t need to buy Kalevala: you can find it from Project Gutenberg at Kalevala is a very old book so it’s not copyrighted anymore. You can read and copy it as you like. You can download Kalevala in a format suitable for you. There is also the English version at
I would like to come to Finland next year for several months and I hope to find a job. I already had two professional experiences in French libraries … 724 16.4.2012 "Unfortunately it`s very difficult to to get a job in a library in Finland if you don`t know finnish, even if you have education as an librarian. If you are e.g native english speaker, there are of course some possibilities to work in certain organizations or communities without knowing finnish." Source:… Open vacancies: Employment and Economic Development Office of Finland:
How do people in remote areas get books? 1156 11.4.2012 People in remote areas get books by lending them in Bookbuses or Mobile libraries. I got the question to here Rovaniemi, Northern Finland. But the same is in the remote places in Eastern Finland or Ostrobothnia. There are bookbuses in 12 municipalicities from 21municipalities in Lapland and two bookbuses, which are common with many communities also in Sweden and Norway.… “Collaboration with the neighbouring area also involves the activities of two mobile libraries: the Muonio mobile library runs in four municipalities in Finland, in Sweden and Norway and the Karasjoki mobile library in three…
I want to book a time to practice piano at the library next to Rautatienasema. Is it possible? How do I do it? 1077 5.4.2012 You can book the piano room in Library 10 by phone or via Internet. The phone number is 09 3108 5000. The room can also be booked at Choose “Library 10” and click “Show available times”. Then check “Workspaces” and choose the number 41 (“Practice room Electric piano”). You need your library card number and pin code when booking the room.
I'm writing a research about immigration of people from arabic countries to Scandinavia(espesially Sweden).Could you help me to find some materials for this… 488 3.4.2012 Here are some books that might help you: Books in Finnish University Libraries: Larsson, Göran: Islam and muslims in Sweden : integration or fragmentation? : a contextual study. (Berlin 2007) Gustafsson Figueroa, Kerstin: För Guds skull : muslimer i Sverige (Stockholm 2007) Otterbeck, Jonas: Islam, muslimer och den svenska skolan (Lund 2000) Mellanöstern här [redaktör: Claes Wahlöö]. (Lund 2004) Roald, Anne Sofie: Muslimer i nya samhällen : om individuella och kollektiva rättigheter (Göteborg 2009) Andersson, Åsa: Där hemma, här borta : möten med Orienten i Sverige och Norge (Stockholm 2001) Carlbom, Aje: The imagined versus the real other : multiculturalism and the representation of muslims in Sweden (Lund…
To whom it may concern, I am now completing my M.A. thesis on Nordic Women's Life-writing and trying to find the English version of Selma Lagerlöf’s Ett… 362 2.4.2012 I couldn't find the books you asked for in any library in Finland but both books can be found in Stockholm, Sweden. "The diary of Selma Lagerlöf" is available in Stockholm City Library and you can make an interlibrary loan for that book. "Memories of My Childhood" can be found in Kungliga Biblioteket (National Library of Sweden) but it seems the book can be used only in the Reading Room. You can also send your question to a swedish "Ask a Librarian -service" Bibblan svarar: