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You are an appreciable "Ask a librarian" service. Are all the questions you've been asked archived ? Are those archives available to all the public ? Are they… 443 12.11.2015 Thank you very much! We have saved all answers since we started in year 1998. You can find them here http://www.libraries.fi/en-GB/ask_librarian/archive/ (this is the search, the newest answers are listed here http://www.libraries.fi/en-GB/ask_librarian/newest/ . The most part of the answers are available, only those containing personal information that can't be published is hidden. Our RSS-feeds are at present only in Finnish, but we should of course include all languages (Finnish, Swedish and English) in the feed. This is the addres to our RSS-feed, http://www2.kirjastot.fi/_channels/?ChannelId=7146af19-b294-449a-9ecc-6… . I'll enquire about the change, it might not be to difficult to change it in near future.
Are there any books by Bulgarian writer Georgi Gospodinov in Finnish language available for borrowing from the library?? Thanks 469 09.11.2015 I didn´t find any books by Bulgarian writer Georgi Gospodinov in Finnish. I tried to search in Libraries.fi where is Frank Multisearch for all the finnish libraries. Also I searched in Google without success.
Good afternoon, I´m an exchange student in Helsinki for some months, and I will like to learn to sew and if possible make my own socks and hat. Is there any… 608 26.10.2015 Helsinki Adult Education Center (Helsingin työväenopisto) organises sewing courses (also for English speaking people). http://www.hel.fi/www/sto/fi/opiskelu/vapaita-paikkoja/vapaita-kurssipa… (sorry, but the pages are only in Finnish). http://www.hel.fi/www/sto/fi/opiskelu/maahanmuuttajat-immigrants/muut-k… https://ilmonet.fi/#fi/search/txt=sewing http://www.opistostakasin.fi/kurssikertomukset/through-the-eye-of-a-nee…
Dear Sir/Madam, I'm doing a small marketing research about Finnish hair salons and barber shops and I faced one question that I have been searching for for a… 585 17.10.2015 There is information about barber shops and hair salons at Tilastokeskus (Statistics Finland) web pages. Year 2012 was the newest I found, and then there were 13 706 hairdressers and barbers in Finland ( http://pxweb2.stat.fi/Dialog/varval.asp?ma=061_tyokay_tau_161&path=../d… ) Verohallinto (Tax Administration) tells there were 12 283 barber and hairdressing businesses in Finland in the same year 2012.
Friends, I am Ravinder I completed my International Master degree in Digital Library Learning from Norway, Estonia and Italy and have few years of experience… 405 05.10.2015 NG hoitaa.
Dear Sir / Madam, I'm compiling a short report on prison libraries in Scandinavia. Would you please point me in the direction of some information that would… 545 01.10.2015 The best expertise for you is probably The Library and Information Service of Criminal Sanctions Agency (Rikosseuraamuslaitos). The Criminal Sanctions Agency is a government authority, which enforces prison sentences and community sanctions under the direction of the Ministry of Justice. You can find the contact information of The Library and Information Service here below: http://www.rikosseuraamus.fi/en/index/units/libraryandinformationservic…
I am a Canadian filmmaker who has made a new documentary called Finding Edge Road about the Somalis and Iraqis moving to Lieksa in eastern Finland. I made this… 818 03.09.2015 Please contact The distribution companies: http://ses.fi/en/film-industry/distribution-companies The list of contact details is as follows http://www.elokuvakontakti.fi/site/ filmcont@elokuvakontakti.fi http://www.yle.fi/ arkisto.myynti@yle.fi http://ses.fi/elokuva-ala/levitysyhtiot/ http://ses.fi/en/film-industry/distribution-companies http://www.scanbox.com/fi/contact/finland/ http://www.fs-film.fi juan.pascual@sffilm.fi http://www.futurefilm.fi harry.paivalainen (at) futurefilm.fi http://www.atlanticfilm.fi valkokangas@atlanticfilm.fi http://www.biorex.fi Tel. +358 (0) 50 375 558 http://www.bvifinland.fi Tel +358 (0) 9-8562 9500 Fax +358 (0) 9-8562 9550 http://www.cinemamondo.fi http://www.cinemamondo.fi/yhteys/ http://www.finnkino.fi/…
I am a junior assistant librarian in a private university of Bangladesh for last 4 years.You know now a days the concept of library has been changed.I want to… 707 03.09.2015 You find information on studying information and library sciences on our Library.fi portal under site Library Branch http://www.libraries.fi/en-GB/library_branch/studies/. Information and library sciences can be studied in three universities in Finland, University of Tampere, University of Oulu and Turku Swedish University Åbo Akademi. For example University of Tampere offers Master´s degree programmes in different subjects even in English http://www.uta.fi/sis/en/studies/degrees.html Polytechnic level studies qualify as well for working as a librarian with Bachelor´s level degree. A polytechnic/UAS Bachelor's degree gives you the general eligibility to apply for Master's level studies in Finland, but it may not automatically fulfill the…
Looking at maps of Päijänne Tavastia I noticed, near Enonvesi lake in Heinola, that there's a small enclave of Päijänne Tavastia inside Southern Savonia. The… 262 27.08.2015 I found an Internet site, that contains some knowledge about the history of the Enonvesi-region and it's villages, http://www.enonkylat.fi/historiikki/. As far as I understand, part of the area has belonged to the cultural region of Häme from early on, the fiscal authorities and the nearest church have been in Häme. That could probably be the explanation to the fact that thist part, called Paadenmaa, still belongs to Päijät-Häme and not to South-Savonia. There is a contactform on the pages of Enonkylät ry, they could possibly give you more accurate information, http://www.enonkylat.fi/?f=1.
Why the Kirjasto 10 called 10? 623 11.08.2015 Library 10 is located at Postitalo, which used to be the main post office of Helsinki. The building is not anymore owned by Posti but it still contains a post office on its ground floor. The post office has been commonly known as "Helsinki 10" because the postal code for city center of Helsinki is 00100. Library 10 is located on upper floor of "Helsinki 10". That’s why the name "Library 10" was chosen.
Terve - At what age may children visit the library without parents (by themselves)? Kiitos - Laura 628 10.08.2015 Hei! There are no age limits for visiting library in Jyväskylä. With parent’s permission children are allowed to visit the library by themselves at any age.
Again. The http://ammattinetti.fi/ site is reliable? 560 30.06.2015 Since the site ammattinetti.fi is kept up by The ministry of employment and the economy ( https://www.tem.fi/en ), I would consider it to be reliable.
I'm doing research and want to know the meaning of the word: erikoiskirjastonhoitaja. And what makes this profession? 722 30.06.2015 Basically each library can decide which titles are used for the members of its staff. The title 'erikoiskirjastonhoitaja' is used mostly in public libraries. As far as I know, in Helsinki City Library the title is usually translated into English as 'specialized librarian'. Just like librarians ('kirjastonhoitaja') and information specialists ('informaatikko'), specialized librarians are required to have a university degree in librarianship. The salary of a specialized librarian is a little higher than that of a librarian and a little lower than that of an information specialist. The middle salary of specialized librarians in Finnish public libraries in October 2013 was 2478 € per month ( http://www.kuntatyonantajat.fi/fi/kunta-tyonantajana…
What is the average salary of a librarian in Finland? Which source do I search for more information ? There is a librarian average salary history? 811 22.06.2015 The average salary of a full-time librarian in Finland (both sexes, municipal libraries) has been 2583 e/month in 2014. The table (Finnish) --> http://pxnet2.stat.fi/PXWeb/pxweb/fi/StatFin/StatFin__pal__ksp__2014/02… Please search for more info : http://pxnet2.stat.fi/PXWeb/pxweb/en/StatFin/StatFin__pal__ksp__2014/?r… (English) http://tilastokeskus.fi/meta/svt/svt-julkaisuohje_2012_en.pdf (English) http://www.stat.fi/index_en.html (Statistics Finland - Home)
How can I book a meeting room in Kirjasto 10. now I see only possibility to book computer. I need to book room 40. Thanks. Regards, Seema 598 10.06.2015 You can book a meeting room via "Book a computer or a workplace" -service. Select the library, click "Worksplace" and You can choose a room to book. https://varaus.lib.hel.fi/fastsearch
I am living in Kajaani and noticed that with Overdrive.com, I can borrow books from Helsinki City Library (HelMet) using the library card. Unfortunately I do… 767 04.05.2015 I am sorry, but in order to get a library card in HelMet-system, you have to visit the Helsinki metropolitan area personally and prove your identity. Your address in the card can quite well be in Kajaani. In future we probably will have more equal system in the whole country and then this will be easier.
I am a French librarian, I visited your library (Sello library in Espoo) in October and I saw in the children library "woolhats" against noise. Could you say… 842 23.04.2015 The "woolhats" are products of the Okko design company. They are designed by Laura Tuovila. www.okko.se
I would like to know if there are digital reference services, such us "Ask a librarian", and managed by school libraries whose target is the educational… 781 21.04.2015 There aren't any digital reference services in Finland managed by high school libraries, most of the school libraries are quite small and they haven't organized co-operational service either. Some school libraries work together with public libraries, for instance Hätila library, http://hykinkirjasto.weebly.com/ and they offer our Ask a librarian on their webpages. Some school libraries offer information service by email. This reference service, Ask a librarian, is managed by public libraries in Finland and is also targeted to high school students as well as every other citizen. There are other ask-services in Finland operated by libraries, you can find a list here, http://www2.kirjastot.fi/fi-FI/kysy/kysypalvelut/#Muita_suomalaisten_ki… ,…
Writing this message I'd like to ask is there any possibility to make EVS in Finnish libraries for a Turkish MLIS student who is working as a school librarian… 1047 03.04.2015 In Finnish libraries, there are only few volunteers, and it’s usually necessary that they can speak Finnish. I don’t know if there have been any EVS volunteers in Finnish libraries, but you are free to try by contacting libraries. Each library has its own volunteering policy, so you should send email those libraries you are interested in. You can find contact information for Finnish libraries at http://www.libraries.fi/en-GB/libraries/.
I would like to ask how can I donate a book to the library in Jyväskylä without going there in person ( I live in Tampere). Thank you in advance! 854 19.03.2015 Hi, we hope that books that one donates are in a good condition. If we have that book already many peaces, we don't take it. You can take it back when you come to the library. We don't send it back. If you want post your donation to Jyväskylä library, the address is: Jyväskylän kaupunginkirjasto - Keski-Suomen maakuntakirjasto Vapaudenkatu 39-41 40100 Jyväskylä Write a letter also, so we know your purpose. Thank you!