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I'm Brazil in Rio de Janeiro and I want to clarify a doubt. What are the most common questions that users of the internet do for you? Please I need help from… 937 5.7.2010 We have a couple of ways of analyzing our questions: we can look for words most used in questions sent to us, we can follow the most common searches, we can see the most read questions in the archive and follow questions that have been answered by the semantic librarian. In all these we can see that people ask us much about litterature, poetry and about authors. One of the most common questions considers names, people want to know the origin, etymology, of names, both christian names and family names. Also models for will and other dees are of great interest. Library services are also a common topic in our questions. There are a few studies about Ask a Librarian, but they are in Finnish. Also you can study the contents of Ask a Librarian…
Excuse me, I wrote you but I think that I didn't ask so good the question. I just arrived in finland so I need to learn finnish. I know that in korso's library… 934 14.1.2013 Hello! There are no finnish courses at library. Maybe you mean at Lumo house? (Library is at same house.) There could be Vantaan aikuisopisto's courses. Ask more here: Opintoneuvoja Maija Mäenpää, puh. 09 8392 1243
I want any information about Library toolbar "defination, how to build it, and thesis about how to make it" 928 25.11.2009 Internet is full of information about library toolbars. Library Success' website has a long list of links to different kind of library toolbars:…
Which nation's territory Antarctica is? 926 21.1.2009 Antarctica does not belong to any country. Several countries have made territorial claims, but they are not generally recognized. More information about Antarctica and also about the Antarctic Treaty, an international agreement regulating the use of the continent, from Wikipedia:
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… 926 21.4.2015 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, 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,… ,…
This is a student finding a book Business Administration by Appleby Robert C.1994 I checked in Porvoo,it is not available. If it is ok here. I will come to… 923 3.9.2003 The book you are searching is Modern business administration / Author: Appleby, Robert C. Publication: London : Pitman, 1994. It can be found in Helia Porvoo POINT library Opistokuja 1, 06100 Porvoo(09) 1489 0690, that is Helsinki Business Polytechnic library in Porvoo. The book is on loan from the Porvoo library, but please leave a reservation from your Porvoo polytechnic library. Unfortunally Helsinki City Library doesn't have the book at all. Also the polytechnic libraries in Helsinki metropolitan area doesn't have the book at all.
Could you kindly provide some information on hosting events at the library? We would like to host some English story time for children and wondering if there… 923 29.1.2015 Best way to do this is to contact libraries directly, as every library decides of their events independently. You can find the contact details in the HelMet-homepage. I am certain that most of the libraries in Espoo would be interested in having a story time in English!
How can i know the recent development in the libraries - i want to know what is the modern develpment in the libraries ? 920 28.11.2008 It would be easier to answer your question if you could define it a little bit. What kind of libraries are you interested in – public, scientific, specialist etc.? Libraries where, all over the world? You sent your question to the Finnish Ask a librarian service, so I’ll give you some kind of an answer from a Finnish point of view. This might, however, not be anything near to what you would like to know. If so, please send us – or to some other similar service elsewhere - a new question. First of all, you could check the following pages: There you will find lots of information about all libraries in Finland. If you click the link “Library branch” -> Articles and presentations -> The Scandinavian Public…
Is National Library of Finland apart from pulic libraris in Finland? 917 22.6.2011 Yes, The National Library of Finland is the largest scholarly library in our country, as well as it is one of the largest independent institutes at the University of Helsinki. But anyone can visit there! You can find more information here:
I used to loan Cambridge English Readers or Penguin Engish Reader to improve my english. It is easy for me to improve my english by reading according to the… 914 13.5.2009 There are 45 different titles of Cambridge English Readers and 195 different titles of Penguin Readers in Jyvaskyla City Library. It is the largest collection of them in Jyvaskyla area. If a book is on loan, it is possible to reserve it (cost: one euro). Some of the books may also be located in a branch library. You are welcome to visit the information desk of the main library and order those books from there for free. If you need a book that cannot be borrowed from any library in Jyvaskyla, it can be ordered by using the interlibrary lending service. You can leave an interlibrary lending request at the library or by e-mail (
I have made a reservation and my book has arrived. Can I borrow the book without paying the reservation fee at that point? I mean, can I pay the reservation… 913 30.10.2012 Yes, you can pay the reservation fee later, if your overall fees do not exceed 8 euros.
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,… 910 1.12.2004 You can find lists of Finnish libraries (public libraries, research libraries, special libraries) in the -site. Information about libraries can be found in the Libraries-channel. contains also other information about Finnish libraries and the library system in Finland.
I heard about a possible language class you hold at the Jyväskylä city library? If so how do I get the information about this course? 908 5.1.2013 You can contact Jyväskylä Adult Education Center. It is situated in the same building with the library. Information point Tel. 014 26 64071, 014 26 64073
I don't find the service from helmet about the option to chat with librarian online. Is this service not available anymore ? 906 10.4.2013 Thank you for your question. HelMet-chat was a trial last February. Let us hope that the service will continue later.
I have to do an essay on impact of web 2.0 technologies on library and collection management? Please help. Is e-book an example of of web 2.0 technology? 905 5.11.2009 Your question is very wide and it's hard to give you any definitive answers. When people talk about web 2.0 technologies in libraries they usually use the term Library 2.0 . Wikipedia has a nice article about Library 2.0. I think you should start by reading it. The article is full of references to other articles. You can find it here: E-book is not necesserily a good example of web 2.0 technologies. Web 2.0 usually refers to the services, which use user driven technologies and collaboration. E-book is not like that. It is just like a normal book in a new digital platform.
I have recently read a danish book: Biblioteket i byudviklingen (library in city development) by Casper Hvenegaard Rasmussen. He has a picture from af library… 904 28.6.2012 Here's some pictures from Library 10: Maybe the same pictures? You can contact to Library 10 and ask more, here is contact information:
Who are the most popular Finnish (and Scandinavian) detective novel authors in Finland? 903 10.11.2009 Based on what library patrons borrow the most popular Finnish detective novel authors seem to be Leena Lehtolainen, Jarkko Sipilä, Outi Pakkanen, Ilkka Remes, Matti Rönkä, Reijo Mäki, Eppu Nuotio, Harri Nykänen, Seppo Jokinen, Matti Remes, Tuuli Rannikko, Taavi Soininvaara, Pirkko Arhippa and Sirpa Tabet (based on HelMet Libraries the most borrowed novels list, 2007-2008) In a recent vote by readers of Helsingin Sanomat, the most popular swedish detective novelist was Stieg Larsson, with Henning Mankell right behind him. The next three were Liza Marklund, Åsa Larsson and team Maj Swöwall & Per Wahlöö. I would add from library's perspective few names: Anna Jansson, Mari Jungstedt, Karin Alvtegen, Håkan Nesser and Åke Edwardsson. From…
What is a hink pink for a great looking evergreen? 902 20.12.2006 A great looking evergreen = fine pine. Hink Pinks are silly rhyming pairs which can be used as answers to riddles. To any given riddles, there might be more than one correct answer. The whole idea of hink pinks is to use your own imagination in trying to find words that rhyme together. So, in future we suggest that you try to figure out the answer yourself. Hink pinks are fun to make as illustrated by the following web-site:
Names and Email addresses of sleeping accomodations in Piippola? 901 26.3.2008 Thank you for you inquiry. We are happy to help you. Piippola is a small place and they have only one place to stay overnight. The place is called Shell matkahuolto. Their phonenumber is +358-8-8120211. Email-address: Address: Piippolan Shell, Kestilantie 1, 92620 Piippola, Finland
We borrowed a disc from the library (code: 30091034533656) and brought it to our summer cottage in Loppi to watch. Our DVD player display shows the message… 899 12.8.2009 Certainly our DVD "Risto Räppääjä" should be possible to play anywhere, not only in Helsinki. If you tried to play the disc in the right device (DVD player), then I cannot tell, what is the problem. The disc is quite new, but of course you can try to wipe the disc only with a cotton cloth (without water or any cleaner). Or then there is some problem with your player maybe - you can try, if it plays some other DVDs.