|A uncle to my dad recently passed away, and I'm trying to find an old article about him that he was very proud of. I wonder if you can point me in a direction…
|Unfortunately we could not find the article in question. In the book Laukkonen, Ilmari: Teräs Oy 1910-1982 the strike was not mentioned. Regional newspapers of that time can be read by microfilms in Vaasa city library. Unfortunately it is not possible to search any specific article.
|I am in tampere. I borrowed the book from korso helmet liberary. How do I renew the loan?
|Books from the Helmet libraries can only be returned to one of their own libraries. If you have not saved an email address to your library card, you can only reset your pin number in-person at the service counter of any Helmet library. If creating a new pincode is not working for other reasons, get in contact with the Helmet libraries directly. This is done by going to their website - Libraries and services | Helmet - and selecting a library, which provides the phone number and e-mail contact details for particular libraries within the Helmet network. They can further assist you on creating a new pin code and may be able to renew your loans remotely, provided they do not have reservations.
|What are some universities in Finland that offer a bachelor's or master's degree in Library and Information Science?
|Kirjastot.fi has compiled a list of universities and vocational schools which offer education in either librarianship or information science more broadly. Unfortunately the page is only available in Finnish, but it links directly to the websites of different schools that detail what education they offer within the subjects - https://www.kirjastot.fi/kirjastoala/opiskelu/.
At university level currently the most well-known places for information science are Tampere University, University of Oulu, and Åbo Akademi (which is a Swedish speaking university in Finland). Certain universities offer degrees (both bachelor's and master's) fully in English, with some giving possibilities for students to write their thesis in either English, Finnish,…
|I accidentally returned a game and forgot to put the SD card in the box. I need to return the actual game, how can I do that?
|It is best to get directly in contact with the library that the SD card belongs to. Assuming it was borrowed from one of the Helmet libraries you could contact their customer service through their website or bring the SD card to the library from which it was borrowed in person. To find the contact details for your own library, if it is part of the Helmet group, go to this website Libraries and services | Helmet and choose your library, which will give you the contact details for that particular location.
|I want to ask are there any books, journals or circulars that have mentioned about Finnish local brands that produced electronics, home appliances or other…
|I tried several searches. With Finnish keywords elektroniikka brändit Suomi i got a result with a few publications about Nokia, but the were in Finnish, only one was in English (not about history of brands).
Elektroniikka Suomi historia gave documents about firms, factorys and brands and their history. The english material in mostly about Nokia.
English keywords are used in documents that can be found in university libraries and higher vocational libraries.
For instance brands electonics Finland and electronics history Finland give some results, but in all, i would recommend you to turn to Aalto University Learning Center. Aalto University has engineering, computer science in their study program.
|"Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character." Who said this?
|Quotespedia says the quote is from Albert Einstein. Quotespedia.org
Other citers seem to agree..
|I have my library card. How do I reserve the book?
|1. You can reserve material through the Helmet portal. Find the book that you want to reserve by entering the search term in Search for Items, then click Request it. You are asked to log in by entering your library number and your PIN code. Once you have done that, you can choose the library where you want to pick up your book. You can make your choice from the drop-down menu presented. If you do not, the book will be sent to your default library.
2. Alternatively, you can phone any of the Helmet libraries and ask the staff to reserve the book for you. You will be asked for your library card number. You can find the library phone numbers under Libraries on the helmet.fi page.
3. If you want to reserve material that is available on…
|Can you please recommend me a dystopia book that's worth reading? Is for the Helmet challenge
Margaret Atwood: Handmaid’s Tale (1985)
Set in near-future, New England is known as a patriarchal, totalitarian state called the Republic of Gilead. Most women, especially poor ones, are forced to produce children for commanders and their wives as “handmaids”.
Don DeLillo: White Noise (1985)
A postmodern classic about a middle-class suburb family, airborne toxic event and suspicion. Lots of dialogue in this one! Noah Baumbach just made a hilarious movie based on this classic.
And a newer one:
Emily St. John Mandel: Station Eleven (2015)
Civilization has collapsed as a deadly virus conquered the whole world. A traveling symphony orchestra roams the waste lands and tries to find hope in art and humane…
|There, I know this is a long shot, but I would need some help finding a Finnish language song - I was recommended to try asking here from Reddit. The song…
|I am sorry to tell you that our music experts didn't recognise the song. The tune you whistled sounded distantly familiar. Maybe some of our readers would recognise the song? If you do, you can write the details of the song to the comments below.
|I'm interested in the chess club. I see its opening hours are 2-4pm on Mondays. Are there other opening hours?
|In Helsinki Central Library Oodi the chess club is only on Mondays2 - 4 PM.
In Lauttasaari Library there is a chess club on Wednesdays 5 - 8 PM. It is organized by Lauttasaari chess club and it is open to everyone.
In Tapulikaupunki Library there will begin a chess club in the end of January 2023 on Wednesdays 5 - 7 PM.
|I didn't turn in my books on time. can i extend the reading time?
|If the book is borrowed from Helmet library, you can renew it 5 times.
Renewal is not possible if the book is reserved or you have received another reminder about being late.
You can contact one of the pearl libraries, and we will look into the matter. https://www.helmet.fi/en-US/Libraries_and_services
|I need this book: But I cant find it any where in Finland, https://www.amazon.com/Biology-Anatomy-Physiology-Health-Sciences/dp/0176739157 Is it possible to…
|Unfortunately, this textbook is not available in any Finnish library. It seems that no library in Europe has this title, so an interlibrary loan is not possible.
|How can i borrow a drill
|It is possible to borrow a drill from some Helmet-libraries. Drills can not be booked but availablity can be checked via Helmet. Loan periods vary from one day to two weeks.
|How do I book a meeting room for 25 people?
|you can call to our Library for renting these rooms monday-thursday clock 12-15.
014 266 4111
|Do you have any books you would recommend for an adult just learning Finnish? Thanks!
|You could try on of these
From start to Finnish : a short course in Finnish, White, Leila. [Helsinki] : Finn lectura, 
Complete Finnish, Leney, Terttu. London : Hodder Education, 2010
Mitä kuuluu? : suomen kielen kuuntelu- ja ääntämisharjoituksia, Latomaa, Sirkku. Helsinki : Finn Lectura, 2003
Finnish courses -books
More webmaterial in Makupalat.fi
|Good day! May I ask what are the requirements borrowing books and also the library card. I am an international student and my identification available is the…
|You can apply for a library card with a valid photo ID, for example a passport. You get more information about using our library on our web site https://vaasankirjasto.finna.fi/Content/asioi-kirjastossa
|Is there a CO2 monitor or Indoor air quality monitor available at the library for loan?
|Unfortunately no Helmet library has an air quality monitor for loan at the moment. Although you can find such a tool in the Helmet catalogue, there seems to be no working equipment left now. Hopefully in the future again?
In the Helmet search you can browse all objects and tools for loan at the Helmet libraries, from sport equipment to drill machines, by using * (star) as a search term and then restricting your search to objects only: https://haku.helmet.fi/iii/encore/search/C__S%28*%29%20f%3Aq__Orightresult__U?lang=eng&suite=cobalt
|I would like to donate books in a library. I know about recycling shelves, but I would like to give books directly to the libraries.
|You can contact a Helmet Russian library and offer books to them. https://www.helmet.fi/ru-RU/Bibliotechnye_uslugi/Russkoiazychnaia_biblioteka
043 825 7993
|I cannot find the prices for printing and how to top up my printing money. Can you help me?
Current instructions for self-service printing in Helsinki City Library:
The PaperCut self-service printing is available for your own device and the library computers. Both allow you to print 5 pages in 3 months free-of-charge - subsequent printouts cost €0.40 each. You can load credit to your card for the additional printouts at the customer service point.
Printing from the library’s customer computer ASKO: log in with your library card number and PIN code. Please save the printable files from your USB stick or email to the ASKO computer and double-click them in order to open them in their native programs to print. After you've pressed "print" (you can lock your ASKO to continue working after printing) log in to the light-blue-…
|I will leave Helsinki/Finland for 2 months from the next month. During that trip, I would like to bring some books but the maximum loan time is just 30 days…
|The loan period is fixed at 28 days for books, excluding Bestsellers which are 14 days. However, you can renew your loans online before they are due, thus extending the loan time another 28 days. You can renew your loans five times, provided no one else has reserved the books in question. Note that Bestsellers cannot be renewed online.
To manage your loans, go to helmet.fi and choose LOGIN. Login with your library card number and PIN code. Choose the loans that you want to renew under Checkouts and click RENEW MARKED.