|I'm a student at Foreign Languages Faculty. I must find information on the following topic "Linguistics and translation".It's about the relation between the 2,…
||If you are searching the Helmet Web Library (www.helmet.fi) you have to use Finnish or Swedish subject terms. By using the subject terms kielitiede (linguistics) and kääntäminen (translation) you get the following titles entries: Kielen ja kulttuurin saloja: In honorem Pirjo Kukkonen 5.9.2009, Helsinki, Semiotic Society of Finland, 2009 (texts in Finnish, Swedish and English); Translation Universals : do they exist? Amsterdam/Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, cop. 2004; Tolkien, J.R.R. : The monsters and critics and other essays, London: HarperCollins 1997; Kieli ja tietokone: AFinLand vuosikirja 1996, Helsinki, Soveltavan kielentutkimuksen keskus (English, Swedish, Finnish). By using the subject terms kielitiede (…
|What is a digital library
||According to Wikipedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_library, a digital library is “a library in which collections are stored in digital formats (as opposed to print, microform, or other media) and accessible by computers”. “The DELOS Digital Library Reference Model” mentioned in the Wikipedia article defines it as “[a]n organization, which might be virtual, that comprehensively collects, manages and preserves for the long term rich digital content, and offers to its user communities specialized functionality on that content, of measurable quality and according to codified policies”.
If you like to get more information about this topic, please see the Wikipedia article at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_library. There you…
|Dear Sir! I wonder about inheritance rules for digital contents(Email, Blog, Homepage for social networking, Game avatar etc) If someone die in a sudden, He or…
According to the [Finnish) Copyright Act (404/1961)
Anyone who has created a literary or artistic work has a copyright for his/her work (in section 1).
(The work can be e.g. in digital form or the work can be published on the web, but it has to be a work. I'm sure You understand well, that in many cases there is a difficult judicial question about that if some creation is/is not a work.)
After the death of the author the copyright is applicable to matrimonial law, wills and succession rules. (in section 41)
Unfortunately the Copyright Act translation is not available in Finlex (an open judicial data bank on the web). You can ask for a translation to English of the Ministry of the Justice
I hope this…
|I need some materials about budgetary institutions accounting. If you have this kind of materials I would need their names, so I could borrow them. (I have to…
||Unfortunately, your question is so special, that you should obviously contact one or several special libraries. The libraries that come to mind in first order are the Library of Parliament and the Library of the Helsinki School of Economics. Both libraries are open to all users.
You speak of ”budgetary institutions” in general. That field is very large – it seems to me that this term includes all kinds of institutions, financed by various states and by various international organizations. However, if you really should write on such a general level, there is a useful looking report in the Internet, published by the World Band in 2007. Here is the address:
|I am looking for a book on how to learn car driving. I want the book in English language and if I can get that book transferred/reserved at Keltinmaki library…
The newest book in our library for drivers's licence in English is Driving school manual(2006), which is presently on loan. There are some older books available in the Jyväskylä main library at the moment. You find them in the WEB-library by using subject heading: ajo-opetus and select English as additional search term.
|What are the international reculations of using the acamidec resources of Finland while studying in EU/Overseas? What do you recommend for the library to visit…
||I'm afraid I don't quite understand your question. What exactly do you mean by "academic resources" and "regulations"? If you mean the library collections of the Finnish university libraries and the right to use them, so basically they are open for everybody and it is also possible to request interlibrary loans from their collections, even to be sent abroad.
If you are staying in Finland, there are many libraries worth visiting. Depending on your special interests, I would recommend e.g. the following:
You will find the contact information of all Finnish libraries at http://www.…
|Madam, sir for our choir in Switzerland I am in search for the full text and full score of the traditional folk song "taivas on sininen ja valkoinen...", I…
||I found the finnish folk song "Taivas on sininen ja valkoinen" in two books (Suuri toivelaulukirja 1 and Kultaiset koululaulut vanhoilta ajoilta). In both books there is only two strophes. So It seems that song consits only those two strophes.
|How much is your international fax to Canada per page?
||International faxes can be sent from the main library in Pasila and Library10 at the city center (Elielinaukio). Fees: the first page 6,00 e, the following pages 2,00 e / page.
|I am a librarian in the netherlands in Veenendaal. My daughter comes 31 august for 4 month to Jyvaskyla university for her master. Can she get a membercard of…
your daughter can get a library card of Jyväskylä City Library, when she has come in Finland and has an address. That means: she has a home here. Tell her also to take her passport with her to get the card. It does not cost anything.
A library card is a personal card and it is given to anyone on application who can provide a proof of his/her identity and address in Finland. A library card can be applied for at any of the library’s branches and the same card can be used in all of the libraries in the City of Jyväskylä and in other Aalto Libraries. An applicant under the age of 15 must have a written consent from his/her guardian.
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|Please could you tell me whether there are English books, fiction and drama, to loan in the library at Sello? If not, could you please let me know if there is…
||We have some dramatic literature in English (especially classic plays by Shakespeare and others) at the Sello library, plus, of course, lots of non-dramatic fiction in English language.
For a complete list of drama available in the Helsinki region public libraries, you can use the English-language HelMet Web Library at http://www.helmet.fi/search~S9/X . Choose "Other searches", select from the search menu: "Espoo class" and then type into the search box the library class for English-language plays: "5.3". Or you could use this direct link http://www.helmet.fi/search/?searchtype=e&searcharg=5.3&searchscope=4&S…
You could also use the advanced search option, use a keyword *näytelmät" (meaning plays and drama in Finnish) and…
|Where can I find an music Album named "Nostalgia" composed in 1979 by Mauri Viitala ?
||Did you mean an album or a song named Nostalgia? The song Nostalgia is found on an album called Consolation by Enzio Forsblom. You can find the album in Helmet-library. It should be available in the library of Kauniainen.
You can look it up at www.helmet.fi by using the music search and author ”Forsblom, Enzio”.
|What is the best library in the Helsinki area to use if I want to sit down with my own laptop for a few hours and get some work done? I'll need internet access…
||The wireless internet connection service named Stadinetti can be used in every city library in Helsinki. For using Stadinetti, you need a HelMet library card and PIN code. If you don’t have them, you can get them from your local library by showing your identification card (for example your passport or Finnish driving licence).
It’s really hard to say which library would be the best one for you, but all the libraries have certainly space for you and your laptop and a power plug. The nearest one would be Kallio Library (http://www.lib.hel.fi/en-GB/kallio/), street address Viides linja 11 (see http://kartta.hel.fi/opas/indexen.html). Kallio Library is a big library, so there should be a lot of space.
My favourite library is Pasila Library (…
|What should be the temperature in the library to be maintained? we are from Baguio City and we are using a dehumidifier..
||The site of the National Board of Antiquities gives information for care for old books (in Finnish): the temperature should be 17-18 degrees (Celsius) and humidity 50%.
The site of the american Northeast Document Conservation Center states, that authorities disagree on this matter, but that the most frequent recommendation a stable temperature no higher than 70°F (21 degrees Celsius) and a stable relative humidity between a minimum of 30% and a maximum of 50%.
The library of Congress has information about preserving books on their pages,
See also AIC pages
|I'm Brazil in Rio de Janeiro and I want to clarify a doubt. What are the most common questions that users of the internet do for you? Please I need help from…
||We have a couple of ways of analyzing our questions: we can look for words most used in questions sent to us, we can follow the most common searches, we can see the most read questions in the archive and follow questions that have been answered by the semantic librarian.
In all these we can see that people ask us much about litterature, poetry and about authors. One of the most common questions considers names, people want to know the origin, etymology, of names, both christian names and family names. Also models for will and other dees are of great interest. Library services are also a common topic in our questions.
There are a few studies about Ask a Librarian, but they are in Finnish. Also you can study the contents of Ask a Librarian…
|Could you please guide me which children and adult library is the nearest to Roninmeantie.
||The nearest public library to Roninmäentie in Keltinmäki Library (Keltinmäen kirjasto). Here is an english language link to the opening hours and contact informations of Jyväskylä City Library: http://www.jkl.fi/kirjasto/eng/open. Please bring an ID with a photo (i.e. passport), when applying for the membership.
|How can I buy an ipad in finland or delivered to finland?
||According to IT news sources Apple iPads won't be available in Finnish stores until August or later this year. Some Finnish customers have bought iPads from abroad. However, the product availability even in the US stores, or in other countries, has been quite limited because of supply shortage. Bloomber Businessweek says that "the shortage may stem from difficulty in getting enough of the touch screens used in the tablet computer".
|I am a librarian in Taiwan.I want to know the teens service in public library in your country. Thanks a lot.
||You can borrow books and different items. You can read, do your homework or listen to music or audio books. You can use the computers to surf the net or to play games. There are also board games and toys in some libraries. The library is a very good place to meet your friends, too.
Helsinki City Library Bookster
In summer time there is mobile library called "Kesädösä", where you can borrow among others outdoor sports equipment. http://nk.hel.fi/kesastadi/?sivu=kesatp-kesadosa
Book review services:
For excample Tampere City Library
Send your Poem to Library
Send a Book Review to Library
Exhibition space or gallery for your poems, drawings…
|Where can I find information about F.Hautala, painter from Vasa? I know that he has painted for a church during the 1920's. I can read in Swedish, Finnish,…
||We searched here at the library all our sources and basicly didn't find any information about Frans Hautala (1875-1952). We found some pictures about his paintings and his birthplace, which is Töysä. He lived in Vaasa during his active painting time.
If you want more information, next place to ask would be church registry office. You can also try to ask about the painter from Osthrobothnia Museums library, librarian Maria Mansner (06) 325 3804 or e-mail
email@example.com. And third place to ask could be Kuntsi, museum of modern art, contact information in the following link
|Hy there. I`d like to know every standard about P.O.D and electronic publication . And furthermore is there any guideline or ISBN rules that P.O.D or…
||About ISBN standards i advise you to contact the National Library of Finland, there is some information about standar numbers on their pages, http://www.nationallibrary.fi/publishers/isbn.html . Also the contact information can be found there. Since your question comes from Korea, i believe you might also get some useful information from the National library of Korea, http://www.nl.go.kr . In english they have information about ISBN, http://www.nl.go.kr/nlmulti/activities/isbn.php?lang_mode=e and i guess the homepage in korean might contain even more information. I hope this information is useful for you!
|What is the semantic web ?
||The Semantic Web vision was conceived by Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web. He calls it the next step in Web evolution. Berners-Lee defines the Semantic Web as “a web of data that can be processed directly and indirectly by machines.”
The Semantic Web brings to the Web the idea of having data defined and linked in a way that it can be used for more effectively.
It uses XML tags and is sometimes called web 3.0.
You can find more definitions to the term semantic web on the following websites: