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How many books does the Seinäjoki city library hold? 545 12.10.2002 Our collection includes 252 487 volumes of which 209 004 are books.
What is the total square footage of the Seinäjoki city library? 477 12.10.2002 The total floor area of the library is 1600 m2 and the cubic capasity is 6700 m3.
Please could you tell me how I could obtain a list of the "top 20" best selling books in Finland for Fiction and/or Non-Fiction. I have searched everywhere,… 140 10.9.2002 Here are some useful adresses - unfortunately the sites are in Finninsh language: This list is based on the information of all bookshops in Finland: On the left you can see syyskuu 2002. There are the "toptens" of August. Some translations: suomalainen kaunokirjallisuus = Finnish fiction, käännetty kaunokirjalisuus = translated fiction, tietokirjat = nonfiction and this is the list of the biggest bookshop in Helsinki For more information please contact The Booksellers Association of Finland
Where can I find a list of publishers of children's books that are located in Texas? 751 14.8.2002 Hello, Here are some links that might help you. Children`s Book Council`s webpage has an online member list, but only one of the publishers (the first one) is located in Texas has a list of publishers webpages, but you have to check each link separately to find out the location. Children`s book publishers in United States: Click e.g Gryphon House Books and you can choose a state and find stores located in Texas Book Publishers of Texas has a membership directory
Can you please tell me whether you have some Moomin stories in Czech as well? e.g. Mooominland midwinter or Moominpappa's memoirs Thanx 1128 13.8.2002 The following Tove Jansson’s Moomin books are available in Czech: Nevitelné díte a jiné príbehy; Pozde v listopadu; Carovná zima; Kometa; Bláznivé Léto; Tatínek píse pameti. You can check their availability status from the following address:
I need electronic copy of few pages of finnish magazines. Could you advise me library which can provide this service for me. Thank you in advance, 166 29.7.2002 Unfortunately we do not have magazines in electronic format. However, you can check the following web address to see whether the magazines you are looking for are available in any of the Helsinki City libraries: In case you find the magazine you are looking for, you can visit the library in question and photocopy the pages you are interested in. In case you are living in another country, you should contact your local library and ask if they can make an interlibrary request for the articles you are looking for.
Can you tell me what kind of books that story about virtual librarian? 628 25.7.2002 I didn't quite understand the question but if you are interested in books that tell about virtual libraries and their development in general you might want to check books conserning library science (called "kirjastotiede" in finnish). For example these books tell about the subject: - Borgman, Christine L.: From Gutenberg to the Global Information Infrastructure. 2000. - Laverna M. Saunders (ed.): The Evolving Virtual Library. 1999. - William Y. Arms: Digital Libraries. 2000. Virtuaalikirjasto, finnish virtual library, can be found in the Internet . There is also some general information about virtual libraries (see "Help" and "General instructions"). Other virtual libraries can be…
Were there any photographs published in the newspapers of the 41 Members of the 1952 British Olympic team parading at the Olympic Stadium last Friday night … 169 25.7.2002 Thank you for your interesting question. Unfortunately we have no resourses to answer your question here at the Helsinki City Library, but advise you to contact Suomen Urheilukirjasto (Finnish Sports Library) in Helsinki. The Library spesializes in serving customers who are interested in sports and especially in the Olympic games. In the library there is an archive of 21 000 pictures or photographs. Their services include scanning photographs and e-mailing them to your address. They charge for their services. The address of the library is Suomen Urheilukirjasto Olympiastadion 00250 Helsinki Finland Telephone: +358 9434 22 521 Fax: +358 9434 22 550 E-mail: The library is open mon, tue, wed and fri 11-a.m. - 5 p.…
I´m bookmarks colltionis and if you can help , to send me bookmarks , because I want to have my international collection , or to put in contact with a person… 490 23.7.2002 You could try the URL's_page.htm . If you are especially looking for Finnish bookmarks, try a Google search ( ) using the word "keräily" or "keräilijät". There are quite a few pages with different collectors' items, but so far I have not found any Finnish pages concentrating on collecting bookmarks.
DEAR SIR, i have a request for u, i wanna know about finlands village named juuka (jennso)so if u have any web site link for juuka or have any book online … 794 19.7.2002 Hello! Juuka Commune has its own webpage. Unfortunately there is only finnish version of it. I can translate you some of the basic facts. Juuka is located in North-Karelia Finland onshore Lake Pielinen. Nearest cities are Nurmes, Lieksa ja Joensuu. Acreage of Juuka Commune is 1846 square kilometers of which 325 square kilometers is water. Shoreline is 438 kilometres. Population of the village is 3200. "Juuka" means small lake with a river runing through it. Public services is the biggest employer 48,7%, process industries 29,5%, agriculture and forestry 18,4%. Some language learning links:…
How can I find address and telephone of a person I need? 13745 9.7.2002 The address of every person living officially in Finland is available in Digi- ja väestötietovirasto (Population Register Centre) The telephone number is 0600 0 1000 (only in Finland) The mailing address of Digi- ja väestötietovirasto is Lintulahdenkuja 2 00530 HELSINKI
Voitteko yst. lähettää minulle kolmen eestiläisen pääyliopiston (Tarton yliopisto kärjessä)sähköpostiosoitteet luennoitsija tarjousta varten. 190 20.6.2002 Viron yliopistoista ja muista tieteellisistä organisaatioista on koottu yhteystiedot sivulle , sivusto on sekä viron- että englanninkielinen.
Can u give the information about the "researchers dig into hell" which they heard a sound from hell. can you give me the information. Thank you. There's an… 820 19.6.2002 Hello there! Because you know so exactly the name of the article you can give us little bit more information where you have heard about it. I searched with Internet search services and some other sources - no result. If I may say my opinion this "article" is more like a short story or novel than research or fact. Kind of a horror story If I may guess. So we here in the library try to search it from fiction shelves. Little bit extra information from your side couldn't do any harm. With regards Librarian
I am looking for the journal "Anarkhiia" (a.k.a. "Anarhia," "Anarchia" or "Anarkhia") publsihed in Moscow/Petrograd after the Russian revolution. Could you… 1039 18.6.2002 Search on the union database of the academic libraries of Finland gives several matches with the search word ”anarhia” (transliterated according to ISO 9), but none of them would seem to be the journal you are looking for. For more information, please contact the department of Russian and Slavic materials of Helsinki University, called Slavonic Library (e-mail , www-address ). On the telephone they told that they don’t have any old journal called Anarhia that would date from the period of the Russian Revolution of 1917. They do have two issues of Anarhia published in 1990-91 by anarcho-syndicalists in Petrograd.
I'm looking a magazine "Water Supply Vol.7 BARCELONA,PP149-154, 1989" .There is a artice "To remove the algae in the drinking water" -Reserch report in Finland 124 10.6.2002 Hi Linda, At first I apologize, that it took so long to answer, but here's some information: At the Tampere University of Technology they have Water Supply magazine, so You can ask either your nearest library to make a interlibrary reguest (Phone number just for sure: Interlibrary services +358 -3 -3115 3133) or get in touch with Water Science & Technology (former Water Supply) magazine. Publisher's E-mail is You find more information and online magazines also in page but unfortunately they don't have such an old number in the net.
Do you have some kind of Inter Library Loan (ILL) system similar to the one in universities in Finland? For e.g.… 711 20.5.2002 Yes, we do have an inter library loan system - but, unfortunately, the inter library loan request form to be found in the web has not yet been translated into English: it is only available in Finnish and Swedish. If you understand Finnish, you can find a suitable form at under the headings Kaukopalvelu - Kaukopalvelu henkilöasiakkaille. There you can also check the charges. Just to summarize the principles: - an inter library loan costs 0,80 e - if you live in Helsinki, there are no other charges if the loan is sent from Finland or other Nordic countries - if you are not an inhabitant of Helsinki, the charges depend on the sending library (from Nordic countries 8,50 e) - an inter library loan from outside Nordic…
What is Bertrand Russell's view of Religion? And what is his view of Christianity? Did Russell believe in religion and did he believe in God? Did he accept… 2390 4.5.2002 You have asked us very demanding questions. Unfortunately as a public library reference enquiry we have neither time or capacity to give answers to these kind of large questions. The idea of our service is mainly to help in information search. You can start searching from Internet with some search service. Good one is I searched with words "Bertrand Russell" (note quotation marks!) and found a very useful Internet site to begin with . There you find f.ex. books written about B.R.
What is the iso vihan aika? I have seen it mentioned many times in Finnish histories but it has never been explained. 680 2.5.2002 "Isoviha" is the certain period in Sweden-Finland's history between 1700-1721. You can read more about Finland's history in
I would be grateful if you could let me know the main business magazines in Finland & if possible their website addresses. 580 26.4.2002 It's recommended to go an have a look at the www-sides of Helsinki School of Economics and Business. There You can find their libarary journals database - the address is An other way is to go to magazine pages of Helsinki City Library: and search by keywords like business or economics. There You find among others such papers or magazines as… and All kinds of Finnish papers and magazines in Internet You can find in address
What is Finnish award,"Lion" with its origin & goal? 746 24.4.2002 Here is some short information of the Order of the Lion of Finland: The Order of the Lion of Finland was founded on September 11, 1942. It was introduced in an effort to preserve the prestige of the Order of the White Rose of Finland, which could have been diminished if granted too frequently, and to facilitate the awarding of honours for various types of merit. The Lion of Finland is awarded for civilian and military merit. The ribbon for all classes of insignia is dark red. The classes of the Order of the Lion of Finland are: Commander Grand Cross of the Order of the Lion of Finland Commander, First Class, of the Order of the Lion of Finland Commander of the Order of the Lion of Finland Pro Finlandia Medal of the Order of the Lion of…