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Have you a copy of: J.D. Bilotta, Race and the Rise of the Republican Party, 1848-1865? 2nd or 3rd edition. Thank you. 97 29.12.2004 Unfortunately we don't have Bilotta's book. There seems to a copy in Denmark and then naturally in the UK, so you can try to get the book as an interlibrary loan. You can make a loan request in any public library. The interlibrary loans are however not free of charge, see http://www.lib.hel.fi/page.asp?_item_id=2227
I need info on Super Computer(Linux): -History and background -Changes from the time it first started up till the current version today. -Graphical User… 103 14.12.2004 I understood you need information on using linux OS in different supercomputer systems. Short history of supercomputers in general is on page http://www.aspsys.com/clusters/beowulf/history/ http://www.linuxgazette.com/node/9721 tells us more about the history of supercomputers and linux, for example: "Clustering technology enabled large number of Linux machines to be combined into a single computing entity, a parallel computer. In April 1996, researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory used Linux to run 68 PCs as a single parallel processing machine to simulate atomic shock waves.But unlike other Supercomputers costing a fortune, it was rather cheap. The do-it-yourself supercomputer cost only $152,000, including labor (connecting the 68…
My girlfriend is Finnish and lives in Helsinki. She just bought a new appartment and as a Christmas present I want to give her a 'subscription' to a good… 954 13.12.2004 Since 1995 there has been an artotheque in connection with Rikhardinkatu Library in Helsinki. The works of art are lent out on a monthly fee basis. The works can also be bought. The price varies according to the work. The collection can be looked at on http://www.helsingintaiteilija.net (Taidelainaamo, Nettigalleria) http://www.taidelainaamo.fi/tl/gallery/
How can i get more information about ROLE OF LIBRARIES ON WOMEN EDUCATION ? 96 2.12.2004 here are some www-pages: www.wkac.ac.uk/education/hwe.htm (Centre for the History of Women's Education) and www.mtsu.edu/~kmiddlet/history/women/wh-educ.html (American Women's history:education) Eric database (www.eric.ed.gov) is an important database for educational history.
Please do me a favor and let me know where to find an online (or offline) list or directory of Finnish libraries that might be interested in buying books,… 871 1.12.2004 You can find lists of Finnish libraries (public libraries, research libraries, special libraries) in the http://www.libraries.fi -site. Information about libraries can be found in the Libraries-channel. Libraries.fi contains also other information about Finnish libraries and the library system in Finland.
What are the most popular books in your library this month? 99 1.12.2004 You will find the list of the most popular books at Helsinki metropolitan area public libraries in November 2004: http://www.lib.hel.fi/page.asp?_item_id=5722 . The first group is fiction and the second one is non-fiction.
In wich it dates is celebrated the Ramadan in 2006? 753 30.11.2004 In the year 2006 Ramadan is from September 23 to October 22.
I would like to know what's the History of Art's most expensive work, and what are the circumnstances surrounding it. 120 30.11.2004 Perhaps you can find a suitable answer to this question in an article in About.com- portal, address . The Articles address is In this Article (May 06, 2004) it is said that the most expensive piece of art ever, a painting by Picasso, namely "Boy with a Pipe", has been sold for a new record price, for $104 million at an auction at Sotheby's in New York. In this Article you will also find information about the circumnstances surrounding this painting.
What does employed population mean in your country? 113 29.11.2004 Employed person in Finland is a person who gets salary or wage of his/hers job and who pays taxes. The number of employed persons does not include home mothers, students and workless job seekers and of course the grey economy, too. You can get more information on the web sites of our Ministry of Labour: http://www.mol.fi/english/index.html
Where may I find information about virtuals courses to learn mathematics and physics? 104 29.11.2004 You can find information about these virtual courses by using a search machine like Google and writing in the search box "learn mathematics and physics" (note the quatation marks - they determine, that the search will look for a phrase).
Who was the Nobel prize of literature in 1974? 177 29.11.2004 Hello, In the year 1974 there was two Nobel literature prize winners: Eyvind Johnson and Harry Martinson (both from Sweden)
Who won the Nobel Prize in literature in 1974? 546 27.11.2004 In 1974 the Nobel Prize in literature was shared to Eyvind Johnson and Harry Martinson ( http://nobelprize.org/literature/laureates/1974/index.html ). Both of them got 1/2 of the prize. You'll find all the Nobel Prize in literature laureates in http://nobelprize.org/literature/laureates/
How many articles have been issued in your country about the last Presidential Elections in the USA and what is your overall opinion regarding Bush's… 606 26.11.2004 In Finnish Aleksi- article database nearly 60 articles were found concerning this topic. Besides, the newspapers and periodicals published hundreds of news reports. Unto Hämäläinen claims in his article (Helsingin Sanomat 2004-11-06) that according to opinion polls, about 90% of Finns were on Kerrys side before the Presidential Elections in the USA. We did not find usable information concerning the attitudes in Finland regarding Bush's reelection after the Presidential Elections.
I want to got information about the international affairs between Cuba and United States during the Castro´s Government. 753 26.11.2004 Here are some references that I found from different databases. I searched references to your question from Linda and Ebsco. LINDA is the union catalogue of Finnish University Libraries. LINDA contains references on monographs, serials with summary holdings information. EBSCO Information Services provides information access and management solutions through print and electronic journal subscription services, research database development and production, online access to more than 100 databases and thousands of e-journals, and e-commerce book procurement. References to Monographs from LINDA: Searchwords: Cuba and U.S.A Kaplowitz, Donna Rich : Anatomy of a failed embargo : U.S. sanctions against Cuba / Donna Rich Kaplowitz Boulder, Colo.…
I am writing a paper on multiculturality in Finnland. I am especially interested in the role of the Finnish public libraries in promoting the multiculturality… 474 22.11.2004 The Helsinki City Library has created, in cooperation with the International Cultural Centre Caisa, the information service called "The Infopankki" or "The Info Bank". The website is http://www.caisa.hel.fi/ . The pages of Info Bank contain important basic information for immigrants on the functioning of society and opportunities in Finland. The links take you to information on the services of authorities and organisations. There is not much written information in English (books etc.) about the role of the finnish public libraries in promoting the multiculturality and helping the immigrants. I found only one article about this subject: Virtanen, Kristina: Finland's library service for foreigners Scandinavian public library quarterly. -…
I want to know about the inter-library loan for Russia. 198 22.11.2004 Helsinki City Library Interlending Department delivers loans to libraries abroad. In order to send material we need an interlibrary request from your local library. Please visit your nearest library and ask about the possibility to make the request. The payment depends on the type of the material. Our email-adress is ill@hel.fi Helsinki City Library / Interlibrary loans Box 4100 00099 THE CITY OF HELSINKI Phone +358 9 310 85433 Fax +358 9 310 85434
Olen 'Inkerilaisten Viesti' aikauslehden etsimassa. I need a number of articles copied & will be in HKI one day next week to do so, if I can find the series! 116 18.11.2004 The latest five numbers of Inkeriläisten viesti can be read at the link below: http://www.inkeri.com/viesti.html Also, do cantact the Inkeri society for futher information at toimisto@inkerikeskus.fi The Inkerläisten viesti can be found at the Leppävaara library in Espoo in the Helsinki metropolitan area, and you night also find it at the publisher's office http://www.inkerikeskus.fi/Yhteys.htm.
Hella Wuolijoki's "Niskavuoren Heta" - all about this female Finnish writer. 460 16.11.2004 There are some articles about Hella Wuolijoki in English. I found these: Lounela, Pekka: Hella Wuolijoki : a woman of contrasts. In journal Books from Finland. 1979 p. 120-183 Tarkka, Pekka: Open wide gates. In journal Books from Finland. 1991: 4: 226-227. Hawkins, Hildi (transl.): Hella Wuolijoki : a versatile talent : 1886-1954. In journal Books from Finland. 1986: 2, p. 90-95 Koski, Pirkko: Hella Wuolijoki, 1886-1954. In Modern drama by women 1880s-1930s : an international anthology. London, Routledge 1996 Koski, Pirkko: Introduction. Portraits of courage : plays by Finnish women. Helsinki, Helsinki university press, 1997 There is also a monograph concerning films based on Wuolijoki's plays: Koivunen, Anu: Performative histories,…
Hella Wuolyoki's "Niskavuoren Heta" - all about the female finnish writers. 368 15.11.2004 Below please find information on Hella Wuolijoki http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/hellawuo.htm
I am looking for a video on the French Revolution to show to my high school students in Parola. Do you have any to loan? Please let me know if there may be… 497 8.11.2004 If you search the PIKI-database with the keyword Ranskan vallankumous, you will find all kinds of material on the subject, http://kirjasto.tampere.fi:8000/ . Unfortunately, it seams that there are no videos in English about the topic. I found one video about the French revolution in Finnish in Tampere city library, an animation of the series Olipa kerran ihminen...: aikojemme seikkailut = Il etait une fois... l'homme, osa 8: Ranskan vallankumous 1997. There is also anohter videocassette in finnish, Vapauden bulevardit / toimittaja Erkki Toivanen, YLE Tallennepalvelu, 1995. Since the video does'nt include the Tampere city library collection, you should contact the library e.g. by email and ask if it is possible to borrow it from another…