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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… 892 05.07.2010 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. 374 24.06.2010 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? 1099 15.06.2010 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". Sources: http://www.tietokone.fi/uutiset/apple_ipad_suomeen_aikaisintaan_elokuus… http://www.appleinsider.com/articles/10/06/01/apple_expected_to_sell_6_… http://www.businessweek.com/news/2010-05-07/apple-ipad-in-short-supply-…
I am a librarian in Taiwan.I want to know the teens service in public library in your country. Thanks a lot. 1107 15.06.2010 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 http://www.lib.hel.fi/en-GB/children/spending_time/ 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 http://www.tampere.fi/kirjasto/kissa/english.htm 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,… 1466 11.06.2010 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 firstname.lastname@vaasa.fi. And third place to ask could be Kuntsi, museum of modern art, contact information in the following link http://www.kuntsi.fi/english.html
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… 747 07.05.2010 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 ? 756 06.05.2010 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: http://semanticweb.org/wiki/Main_Page http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Semantic_Web http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/ http://www.altova.com/semantic_web.html
I am looking for some birth records or anything on my Finnish ancestors from Teisko. My great-grandmother and great-great grandfather moved to the USA in 1909… 938 30.04.2010 Here are some useful addresses Institute of Migration in Finland (Siirtolaisuusinstituutti - Finland) http://www.migrationinstitute.fi/index_e.php Institute has a service called The Emigrant Register for genealogists and the descendants of Finnish emigrants. The Genealogical Society of Finland (Suomen Sukututkimusseura) http://www.genealogia.fi/index.php?lang=en The parish records are the main information sources for genealogists in Finland. You will probably find something of interest on the HisKi- Church Records database on the Genealogical Society's webbsite, http://www.genealogia.fi/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1… . The best way to begin is probably to contact the Genealogical Society of Finland, http://www.…
Dear Sir/Madam, I am currently writing a master's thesis on Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland in Vaasa. I am particularly interested in the translations of… 367 23.04.2010 I found in Wikipedia that Alice in Wonderland has been translated in Russian in the year 1923. I'm sorry but I couldn't find any earlier translation. In Vaasa city library we have got only the book that has been published in the year 2007.
(Hello)! I am an MSLIS student at Simmons College in Boston, MA, USA who is doing an area study project on Finland and its libraries/library and information… 856 14.04.2010 Hello! How nice that you are interested in Finnish Libraries. You have found our website, which contains information about Finnish Libraries and specially public libraries. The site of Finnish Library Association is off course important. Maybe you will find interesting information about Finnish public libraries in Helsinki City Library site, http://www.lib.hel.fi/en-GB/ . Public libraries statistics can be found in a database here, http://tilastot.kirjastot.fi/en-GB/ . The National Library Website can be of interest http://www.nationallibrary.fi/index.html , maybe you also could visit the site of the Department Information Studies in Tampere university http://www.uta.fi/laitokset/infim/english/index.html . I did'nt quite understand what…
Good evening, I would like to ask a question about cataloguing policy in Finnish public libraries. Is there any central cataloguing department that provides… 1158 12.04.2010 All Finnish public libraries are responsible for their own cataloguing. There is an enterprise, BTJ, http://www.btj.fi/ , who sells materials for public libraries, also cataloguing records. Thus the main part of Finnish public libraries buy cataloguing records from BTJ and fill in information in these records at their own cataloguing departements. Centralized cataloguing for public libraries does'nt exist in Finland. Finnish libraries use Finnish cataloguing rules, http://www.kansalliskirjasto.fi/kirjastoala/luettelointisaannot.html , which are based on the international cataloguing rules by IFLA http://www.ifla.org/en/cataloguing . The cataloguing rules are to be rewritten in near future on the basis of the changes in the international…
1. In which places in Finland can I study as a librarian? Where I can find some information/Link? 2.In Finland are the most libary users in europe! What do you… 1248 07.04.2010 1. You can study information and library studies in many places in Finland depending on the level you want to reach. You can do higher level studies in three universities: Tampere, Oulu and Åbo Academy (=Swedish speaking uviversity in Turku).Tampere University is maybe the most wellknown of these. You can also do the business school level studies in Seinäjoki, Oulu, Vaasa, Turku and Helsinki. There are also various open university courses for basic level information studies after which you can continue your studies in the above mentioned places, but you have to pass the entrance exam. You can find the details in the following link. http://www.libraries.fi/en-GB/library_branch/studies/ 2. Library is an old institution in Finland. The…
Would you please be able to find the birth year of Keijo Virtanen who did film editing of Talvisota? http://www.elonet.fi/name/he25c4/ http://akas.imdb.com… 258 06.04.2010 Keijo Virtanen was born 19.3.1945 in Tampere. This information can be found in the newspaper Aamulehti (19.3.1995), the National Audiovisual archive informed us.
Kes on nende luuleridade autor ja mis on luuletuse pealkiri. "See kevad tuleb teisiti, tiu-tiu ja teisiti" 785 06.04.2010 Ask a Librarian provides answers in three languages: Finnish, Swedish and English. Ques-tions in other languages can only be answered if there happens to be a person available who is capable of giving professional service in that language. About Ask a Librarian see also, http://www.libraries.fi/en-GB/ask_librarian/about/ . You might find help in the National Library of Estonia, information about services here http://www.nlib.ee/32825
Where can I find information concerning toypoodles? 590 06.04.2010 Something about toy poodles(very little) is in the book Diane Morgan: The poodle : an owner's survival guide. In Amazon you can find more books concerning toy poodles http://www.suomi.fi/suomifi/suomi/tietopaketit/perustietoa_suomesta/vae… Something in Internet http://www.thetoypoodle.com/ http://www.poodlesavvy.com/toy-poodle-savvy.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poodle http://www.yourpurebredpuppy.com/reviews/toypoodles.html http://www.makupalat.fi/Categories.aspx?classID=23940b8e-c55c-4c74-ba00… http://www.dogbreedinfo.com/toypoodle.htm
図書館員の皆様、 日本語の本や雑誌等、資料がどれほどヘルシンキ、又は、トゥルクの図書館にあるかどうか知りたいのですが、教えて頂けますでしょうか? 373 06.04.2010 Ask a Librarian provides answers in three languages: Finnish, Swedish and English. Ques-tions in other languages can only be answered if there happens to be a person available who is capable of giving professional service in that language. About Ask a Librarian see also, http://www.libraries.fi/en-GB/ask_librarian/about/ .
Which are the seven most speaking languages in Finland? 651 06.04.2010 The most spoken languages in Finland are Finnish, suomi 4 844 047 Swedish, ruotsi: 289 951 Russian, venäjä: 48 740 Estonian, viro: 22 357 English, englanti: 11 344 Somalian, somali: 10 647 Arabian, arabia: 8 806 Chinese, kiina: 6 458 Kurdish, kurdi: 6 455 Albanian, albania: 6 308 http://www.suomi.fi/suomifi/suomi/tietopaketit/perustietoa_suomesta/vae…
I am a student of Information Studies and Librarianship at Charles University in Prague. According to my study recently I have been writing a Master Thesis on… 708 01.04.2010 We can give You some links to go on. For the history of photography in Finland the center is Suomen valokuvataiteenmuseo http://www.valokuvataiteenmuseo.fi/ Aalto-yliopisto is the School of Art and design http://www.taik.fi/en/ and is conneteced to so called The Helsinki School of Photography. Their library database is following http://www.taik.fi/en/services_/aralis_library.html. Maybe also links of Peri Gallery in Turku can help You. http://www.peri.fi/
To Whom It May Concern: Hello! I have a question related to an information resource I currently do not have physical access to (the National Union Catalog, pre… 945 23.02.2010 We suggest that you get in touch directly with the Manchester City Council Archives since they would no doubt have the required information at their disposal. http://www.manchester.gov.uk/libraries/arls/ http://www.manchester.gov.uk/contactus
Good morning, According to the Finnish library law, every municipality and city MUST provide library services. Does it mean that library services (or… 922 13.02.2010 Yes, even the smallest municipality in Finland has to provide some library services. There are some municipalities with a couple of hundred inhabitants in Finland: Sottunga (122 inhabitants), Kökar (258 inhabitants), Kumlinge (371 inhabitants), and Lumparland (391 inhabitants), and each has a small library. For example, the Kökar Library has about 7 600 books, and 36 loans per a customer (in 2007). If there are many villages in a municipality, there is no need to maintain a library in every village. Usually, the library is located in the biggest village, or in the center of the municipality. Municipalities can also provide library services together, but many municipalities prefer to maintain their own library. The Finnish term “kunta” (‘a…