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This question addresses to the webmaster. Good morning, I am trying to find a kantele music heard years ago on the internet. Timo Väänänen plays "Mid the hills… 1399 23.11.2009 The site Virtual Finland has changed and it's called thisisFinland now http://finland.fi/public/ . The links referring the the old Virtual Finland are broken. Unfortunately a great part of the old contents have disappeared. I tried to locate the Kantele recording of "Karjalan kunnailla" by Timo Väänänen on Internet, but i found only information about the records by Timo Väänänen. This piece was'nt on his reocrds. I found an older recording of the song accompanied by kantele from the 1950's in Youtube, http://www.youtube.com/, with the search Karjalan kunnailla kantele (Anna Mutanen Karjalan kunnailla). In a music store recordings of the song could be found, but not the kantele-version http://music.nokia.fi/IE/Search.aspx?titlesearch=…
I am from Canada and I was wondering if public libraries in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland offer free internet access to travellers and tourists. Thank… 378 17.11.2009 At least in Finland they certainly do. All public libraries offer this kind of service and do not ask if you are a tourist or not. Probably the situation is the same in all Scandinavian countries.
List of publishers for Poem Fanfare for the Makers by Louis MacNeice 818 16.11.2009 Louis MacNeice's publisher in the Great Britain is Faber & Faber, but they don't have the rights for his works. Louis MacNeice's rights are handled by David Higham Associates, London: http://www.davidhigham.co.uk/ It is impossible to list all the publishers here, but most of the collections in print are published by Faber & Faber: http://www.faber.co.uk/
While visiting Helsinki for the first time this summer, we photographed a sign on a food stand at the market by the harbor. Could you please give us a… 1084 16.11.2009 The food stand at the Helsinki market place sells coffee, warm meat pies and donuts. There are different kinds of ‘lihapiirakka’(meat pie) and ‘munkkipossu’(donut), so the pictures on the following sites show you the most typical forms they are sold in Finland. munkkipossu or possumunkki http://www.huovisenleipomo.fi/catalog/images/possumunkki.jpg http://www.mumminpullapuoti.fi/img/kuvastot/58.jpg lihapiirakka http://www.primula.fi/uploads/pics/crop.Lihapiirakka_ryhmae.612x466.jpg http://siwa.lahikauppa.fi/client-data/recipePictures/330_Lihapiirakka.g…
Who are the most popular Finnish (and Scandinavian) detective novel authors in Finland? 789 10.11.2009 Based on what library patrons borrow the most popular Finnish detective novel authors seem to be Leena Lehtolainen, Jarkko Sipilä, Outi Pakkanen, Ilkka Remes, Matti Rönkä, Reijo Mäki, Eppu Nuotio, Harri Nykänen, Seppo Jokinen, Matti Remes, Tuuli Rannikko, Taavi Soininvaara, Pirkko Arhippa and Sirpa Tabet (based on HelMet Libraries the most borrowed novels list, 2007-2008) In a recent vote by readers of Helsingin Sanomat, the most popular swedish detective novelist was Stieg Larsson, with Henning Mankell right behind him. The next three were Liza Marklund, Åsa Larsson and team Maj Swöwall & Per Wahlöö. I would add from library's perspective few names: Anna Jansson, Mari Jungstedt, Karin Alvtegen, Håkan Nesser and Åke Edwardsson. From…
I have to do an essay on impact of web 2.0 technologies on library and collection management? Please help. Is e-book an example of of web 2.0 technology? 779 5.11.2009 Your question is very wide and it's hard to give you any definitive answers. When people talk about web 2.0 technologies in libraries they usually use the term Library 2.0 . Wikipedia has a nice article about Library 2.0. I think you should start by reading it. The article is full of references to other articles. You can find it here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Library_2.0 E-book is not necesserily a good example of web 2.0 technologies. Web 2.0 usually refers to the services, which use user driven technologies and collaboration. E-book is not like that. It is just like a normal book in a new digital platform.
What were Martin Luther's 95 indulgences? 1524 2.11.2009 I think you mean Martin Luther's 95 theses which is called the “Disputation on the Power and Efficacy of Indulgences”. The theses were published in 1517 and you can read the here: http://www.conradaskland.com/blog/2008/11/martin-luthers-95-theses-in-l… Wikipedia has a nice article about the theses: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/95_Theses
Which local organisation can provide company registration seraches online? 173 28.10.2009 We could not find a free company reristry so we suggest that you get in touch with the Ministry of Employment and the Economy: http://www.tem.fi/?l=en
Now I work on monograph, its CDRS (Collaborative Digital Reference Service), could you let me know where can I find some information of dissertation about my… 186 28.10.2009 Library of Congress is no doubt the best source of information concerning your iquiry. http://www.loc.gov/rr/askalib/ http://www.loc.gov/index.html http://www.loc.gov/rr/digiref/
Could you let me know how the world is moving and countermove about environmental pollution of earth? 200 28.10.2009 The following links contains a comprehensive list of environmental organizations and thus their points of view and main concerns: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_environmental_organizations
I want to know a country which has 4 seasons. 10243 28.10.2009 Countries in temperate zones of the southern and northern hemispheres have four seasons. For example Finland and all Scandinavian countries, as well as other European countries. Generally in temperate and polar regions those seasons are recognized as spring, summer, autumn and winter. Wikipedia article http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Season Discussion on the subject in Yahoo! Answears -service http://ph.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20080208021311AAw2nSS
Please translate the title of Ola Tungesvik´s book and also did he have any children from his first marriage? 1477 26.10.2009 Ola Tungesvik has written a book in 1997 called "Jos vain saan olla onnellinen...: tosi kertomus rakkaudesta". The title is said to be a quote of his second wife Seija dating back in 1965. Seija was describing her battle towards cancer in a TV interview. Loose translation of the title would be the following: If only I get to be happy ...: A true story about love. Ola tells in this autobiographical book about his almost magical love towards Seija. In the beginning of the book he says that he has one son from his previous marriage. The book ends with Seija's death. Gunnar Mattsson's book "Prinsessa" (Princess) from 1965 tells about the same person and was a smash hit in it's time. It seems that both Ola's and Seija's lives have been more or…
When did the civil wars stop in us ..? 162 26.10.2009 The US Civil war ended in 1865.
; I want you to help me to answer these two questions, please. a. What is the life span of the mitochondria? b. How many times does the malignant cell divide… 572 19.10.2009 Mitochondria are found in eukaryotic cells and dependent on their mother cell. They can die if the mother cell is lost and are inhereted from one´s mother. Mitochondria have no shared life span because of dependency of their mother cells. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitochondrion Malignant cell can also vary in types and behaviour. Therefore no certainty of their cleavage can be determined or is at least a target of scientific survey. http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Malignant+cell http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20081203093816AAEquyj http://informahealthcare.com/doi/abs/10.1080/09553008514552561
Could you help me to find overtone singing in digital libraries? 508 8.10.2009 I searched from Helsinki City Libary's database and found only one book on overtone singing. The book is called "Overtone singing: physics and metaphysics of harmonics in east and west" and it is written by Marc C. van Tongeren: http://www.helmet.fi/record=b1630992~S3*fin Wikipedia has a very fine article about overtone singing. The article has an excellent list of external references. Many of these refenrences have audio clips. Overtone singing links: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Overtone_singing http://www.overtone.cc/songs http://www.overtonesinging.com/ http://www.harmonicovertones.com/
Is it possible to lend German kids' books from the Myyrmäki library in Vantaa? Can I somewhere lookup and order books, so that I could collect them there? 599 5.10.2009 Myyrmäki library is part of HelMet-libraries which consist of Helsinki, Espoo, Vantaa and Kauniainen city libraries. The entire library catalogue is available for everyone who has the HelMet-library card. You can search the library catalogue at HelMet web library: www.helmet.fi (available in English) Here are some guidelines on how to search for german children's books at HelMet: How to search for books that are suitable for little children (for example picture books): 1. Go to the tab "Kids and teens" 2. Write kuvakirjat (=picture books) to the search bar 3. Click the "Advanced search" -button 4. choose the following: material type: book, language: german 5. Click Go This search shows you all HelMet libraries' german children's picture…
Which library in Helsinki's city center has the most material in English? 1628 1.10.2009 The National library of Finland has the largest collection of material in English. Undergraduate library has also quite a good English collection. Both of these are open to all the customers, you don't have to student or scholar to borrow books from them. Their material is mostly scientific. http://www.nationallibrary.fi/ http://www.helsinki.fi/opiskelijakirjasto/english/ The Helsinki city center has also city libraries, which have English material also. The largest English collection in city center is in Rikardinkatu library. Pasila's library has larger collection, but it is situated a couple of kilometers from the city center. http://www.lib.hel.fi/en-GB/rikhardinkatu/ http://www.lib.hel.fi/en-GB/pasila/ Is you are searching for music…
Im looking for a book by Abraham H. Maslow called Maslow on Management, Im new to this system and need help. 174 29.9.2009 You´ll find Maslow´s book in our HelMet-library here http://www.helmet.fi/record=b1398284~S9 You can make a reservation via button Request, but you need a HelMet library card and a PIN code, wich you get at any HelMet library (a valid ID card with a photograph needed). HelMet Web Library website http://www.helmet.fi/search~S9/X
Who replaced Caesar? 1071 2.9.2009 Julius Caesar was assasinated 44 BC by a group of senators, led by Marcus Junius Brutus and Gaius Cassius. Caesar's follower was his adopted heir, Octavian (or Octavius) (63 B.C.- A.D. 14), perhaps even better known for the name Augustus. Octavian was aged only 19 at the time of Caesar's death and proved to have considerable political skills. After Caesar's assassination, a political alliance, known as the Second Triumvirate, was formed in 43 BC by Octavian, Mark Antony and Lepidus. The triumvirate was eventually torn apart: disagreement between Octavian and Antony erupted into civil war in 31 BC. Antony was defeated by Octavian at the naval Battle of Actium. He committed suicide, and his lover, Cleopatra, killed herself shortly…
Do Yleisten Kirjastojen Keskuskirjasto and Kirjastojen valtakunnalliset verkkopalvelut -yksikkö have names in English? If so, what are they? 743 27.8.2009 Yleisten Kirjastojen Keskuskirjasto is Central Library for Public Libraries in English and the name of our unit is Networked Library Services Unit.