|Helsinki library plans (the lattest)
||If you mean the future plans of Helsinki city library, perhaps the best information source is our library director Maija Berndtson, http://www.lib.hel.fi/en-GB/kirjastotoimenjohtaja/ .
|I'm searching for reference material on Sewage, concerning treatment methods, environmental implication and monitoring methods
||There's a link from the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission's webbsite to the OceanPortal. The address is http://ioc.unesco.org/oceanportal/
When you search the sites using the word sewage as searchword, you will find several interesting articles on your subject. There are also some articles to be found in the Ebsco database that might be of interest to you, but I think you will find the links from OceanPortal superb. You can use the Ebsco database for instance in the public libraries in Helsinki.
|I would like to find information on the Royal Family of Finland, like the members of the Family.
||Finland is a republic and therefore does not have a monarch but a president. Some people view the president as having a similar role in society as a king or a queen has in a monarchy. In case you are interested in the incumbent president, Tarja Halonen, and her family, you can find relevant information from the following web-site: http://www.tpk.fi/netcomm/
Finland was under Swedish rule for c. 700 years during which time the country was ruled by a monarch. In 1809 Napoleon and Tsar Alexander 1st made a deal in which Finland was taken away from Sweden and became a Grand Duchy of Tsarist Russia for a little over 100 years. From 1809 to 1917 Finland was ruled by a Russian Tsar. There was a monarchist movement right after the independence in…
|'Utilization Public Library for Increment of The Children Reading Population' . I want the materials connected with the topic (Utilization Public Library…
||I searched the material in databases called Manda and Linda. Here are some results:
- Holstila, Marja
Lasten tietokirjallisuus ajanmukaiseksi : kehittämishanke (2001)
- Tuominen, Kirsti
Children, libraries and information technology : results of user need
- Lapset ja aikuiset kirjastonkäyttäjinä Keski-Suomen läänin kunnissa v.1987 /[ julk.] Keski-Suomen lääninhallitus. Kouluosasto (1988)
- Meidän luokka kirjastossa / [työryhmä: Raisa Alameri-Sajama ... et al.] (1996)
- Lastenkirjastotoiminta Hämeen läänin yleisissä kirjastoissa vuonna 1988 (1988)
- Eskelinen, Raili
Yleinen kirjasto lasten lukemisharrastusten ohjaajana (1973)
You can ask these books in your library. If they are not available there, you can make…
|We are two dutch students and we are working on a project about Helsinki. We are looking for information on multiculturalism in Helsinki for the following…
||Try the new finnish 'gov'-portal www.suomi.fi
|I am looking for information about A. Alariesto, the artist from lapland. Is there any references about him in English. I am especially interested in the…
||Thank you for your question! A good connection for you is:
She has written a book about Alariesto and is working at Rovaniemi art museum.
The book with English summary is
Andreas Alariesto 1900-1989, Ars nordica 6, 1994 (951-749-208-1)
You can leave your question also at the northern net information service
There you find also a data base where you can search about northern items by your self.
|Could you give me any Internet addresses where I can find out more about the library legislation or regulations in Finland.
||You can find Finnish library act 904/1998 at http://www.minedu.fi/minedu/culture/libraries_gateways.html#LIBRARY ACT . This act concerns public libraries in Finland. About Finnish library system you can study from web-sites of Ministry of Education http://www.minedu.fi/minedu/culture/public_libraries.html and there you can find also some publications on Finnish libraries. Finnish library policy programme 2001-2001 is also readable via web as a summary http://www.minedu.fi/minedu/publications/librarypolicyprogramme.pdf . Also in this page http://www.publiclibraries.fi/index.asp and the Libray branch -page is worth knowing.
|From MIchigan USA. I am trying to locate a long lost friend who was a foreign exchange student with me way back in 1979. . I have not seen him in 23 years…
||The address of every person living officially in Finland is available in
Väestörekisterikeskus (Population Register Centre)
The telephone number is 0600 0 1000
(only in Finland)
The mailing address of Population register centre is
A good way to find lost friends is the Facebook. You could also try there.
|Can you help me find an antiquarian bookstore in Finland which specializes in astronomy? I am looking for a copy of the 1952 book AVARUUDEN VALLOITUS, by Willy…
||I hope these websites will help you find the book you
are looking for.
|Do you have a recipe or instructions how to make viili starter (pohjapiimä) from ingredients available in the U.S.?
||In Finland there are two kinds of viilis:the short and the long one, which is more "stretching". For the short viili You can make the starter. Look at: http://www.home-media.com/camdenews/recipe.htm and http://www.futurefoods.com/ --->information sheet --->Ferments.
But for the long viili it is more difficult. You could ask for more information from Valio. The Internet adress is: http://www.valio.fi/index.shtml
|Where can I find information regarding companies in an industry?
||Oletko hakemassa tietoa teollisuusyrityksistä Suomessa? Vai etsitkö pelkästään hakemistoja, joissa olisi telekommunikaatio- ja elektroniikka-alan yrityksiä? Hakemistoja on olemassa useampiakin. Niitä löytyy Oulun kaupunginkirjaston tietokannasta http://www.ouka.fi/kirjasto/intro/index.html esim. yhdistämällä asiasanat yritykset ja hakemistot.
Muutamia, joissa on myös toimialakohtaisia hakemistoja:
- Sininen kirja : talouselämän suurhakemisto (on myös netissä ja demon saa ilmeisesti viikoksi käyttöön ilmaiseksi http://www.bluebook.fi/cms/index.html )
- Kompass - sarja, josta löytyy tietoa mm. Suomen, Baltian, Ruotsin, Saksan, Venäjän yrityksistä
- Yritystele 2002 : valtakunnallinen yrityshakemisto.
Mikäli etsit tietoa elektroniikka-alan…
|What do the finns serve(food) while celebrationg. and what do they celebrate
there's a good site about "Finnish feast or festival days and foods": http://virtual.finland.fi/finfo/english/gasteng3.htm
At the main page http://virtual.finland.fi/finfo/english/gasteng.html you reach more information about Finnish gastronomy.
Here's some recipe links:
|I want to view issues of Eeva Neule magazine on line. Can you explain how I can do that please?
||It seems like Eevaneule-magazine has been published only from 1971 to 1986. In the Helsinki City Library storage we have years 1977 - 1982. They are original paper magazines, there is no on-line version available. You can contact the publisher A-lehdet, http://www.a-lehdet.fi/ in order to find out more about the magazine and its history (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ).
|Please send any information pertaining to unemployment rate in Finland and its affect on the economy.
||Have you visited webpages of Finnish Ministy of Labour http://www.mol.fi/english/index.html. Click
"press release and statistics" and then " Employment bulletin". In pages you`ll find information of unemployment rate in Finland from February 1998 to October 2001. Figures in the beginning of 1990`s you`ll find in Statistics Finland http://www.stat.fi/index_en.html. Click "Finland in figures" and "labour market". There you can also find other information concerning you problem.
Then you can try e.g following Finland-links:
|I am trying to find a woman who came to the United States in 1974 as an exchange student for a year. She was from Helsinki. I know she was studying to be a…
||Public libraries.fi has got a staff search for Finnish public libraries http://www.publiclibraries.fi/kirjastot/henkilohaku.asp
The address of every person living officially in Finland is available in Population Register Centre (Väestörekisterikeskus) http://www.vaestorekisterikeskus.fi/indexen.htm P.O. Box 7 (Kellosilta 4), 00521 Helsinki, Finland Tel. +358 9 229 161, Fax +358 9 2291 6795 Email:email@example.com
|What is the best source of information when I need to know about electronic forms (e.g. those made with Word 2000)?
||It seems that it would be best to acquire some html-editor program, like FrontPage or Dreamweaver and study related literature. They contain basic knowledge about electronic forms. The same goes with intranet which can be realized in so many ways that it cannot be answered here.
You can search related information from library databases (e.g. Plussa in public libraries, www.libplussa.fi) with subject words: ”intranet”, ”sähköiset lomakkeet”, ”FrontPage” and ”Dreamweaver”.
|Need some information regarding how long it will take to go to college for criminal law
||In Finland you can study law in the university. Degrees offered by the University on Helsinki Faculty of law can be found at http://www.helsinki.fi/oik/tdk/english/faculty/faculty.html How to apply - International Students' Guide to the University of Helsinki can be found at http://www.helsinki.fi/english/howtoapply
To apply for admission for a Bachelor's or a Master's degree programme you must submit an application form to the university. The closing date for applications is January 31. The studying time depends on how fast the student is able to study and which degree the student is taking. For most students the studying time will be several years.
|Where could i find the author and title of three entries found under the subject aids?
||You can search items in Helsinki, Espoo, Vantaa and Kauniainen city libraries' common bibliographics database Plussa http://www.libplussa.fi/#en Select the search type for subject heading and type aids. Also select display material in english.
Here are some examples Duesberg, Peter: AIDS--the good news is HIV doesn't cause it. Rimer, Robert A.: HIV+--working the system. Johnson, Earvin: What you can do to avoid AIDS.
|All I need is information on "Immigration policies." I have to write an 800-1000 word essay using research to back my argument.
||The Finnish Ministry of Labour migration affairs http://www.mol.fi/migration/pateng.html briefly on immigration to Finland http://www.mol.fi/migration/lyheng.html and migration affairs links http://www.mol.fi/migration/molinkit.html
The Finnish Ministry of Finance Citizen's guide for immigrants and emigrants http://www.opas.vn.fi/english/index.html
Metropolis - Journal of International Migration and Integration http://jimi.metropolis.net/
You can search items in the Helsinki, Espoo, Vantaa and Kauniainen city libraries' common bibliographics database Plussa http://www.libplussa.fi/#en here are some examples: Matinheikki-Kokko, Kaija: Challenges of working in a cross-cultural environment University of Jyväskylä 1997. Segal, Aaron: An…
|I want to visit Finland this winter to learn why your country is excelling ours in digital technology. Do you have any advice for me/. Do you recommend any…
||General information about Finland and also about information technology in Finland you can find in Virtual Finland http://virtual.finland.fi
There is at least tree organisations, which you could check out:
*Sitra, the Finnish National Fund for Research and Development http://sitra.tjhosting.com/eng
*Tekes, the National Technology Agency http://www.tekes.fi
These organisations have publicatins also in Internet for excample:
Quality of life, knowledge and competitiveness Premises and objectives for strategic development of the Finnish information society
more you can find in their pages.
Ministry of Trade and Industry http://www.vn.fi/ktm/eng and…