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How long bears sleep in winter season? 739 26.11.2008 The encyclopedia britannica says that most bears sleep in the winter time a long period. I found a finnish Intersite about bears which describes winter sleep as follows: The winter sleep durates about a half a year, bears enter their winter locations between september-november and awaken between march and may. These are the conditions in Finland and much depends off course in how could/warm the wheather is.
What are the words of your National Anthem? Thank you. 739 17.11.2001 Finlands national anthem is called "Maamme", that is "Our Land" in English. The song is composed by Fredrik Pacius and the lyrics are written by J. L. Runeberg (originally a poem in the Swedish language; Finnish translation by Paavo Cajander). Nowadays everybody sings it in his/her mother tongue, but as 93 % of the Finns have Finnish as their mother tongue, the Finnish version is heard more often. Here are the Finnish words: Oi maamme, Suomi, synnyinmaa, soi sana kultainen! Ei laaksoa, ei kukkulaa, ei vettä rantaa rakkaampaa kuin kotimaa tää pohjoinen, maa kallis isien. Sun kukoistukses kuorestaan kerrankin puhkeaa; viel lempemme saa nousemaan sun toivos, riemus loistossaan, ja kerran laulus, synnyinmaa, korkeemman kaiun saa. Originally…
Can I print out nordea bank statement? 738 08.11.2016 You can use a customer computer for printing in any Helmet-library. It is possible - but usually not necessary - to reserve a customer computer online. The reservation system also monitors logging in to the computer. Logging in requires a PIN code that will be checked in the library system. http://www.helmet.fi/en-US/Libraries_and_services/Work_and_have_fun/Cus… https://varaus.lib.hel.fi/default.aspx?cid=en-GB If You don't have a library card, take Your ID-card with You. The staff provides guidance in using computers, as needed.
When an item says ,Work items 1, but - under borrowing possible, ordered and due date, does that mean it is available to be checked out or no? 738 27.06.2011 In Kyyti-Library database search a line under Borrowing possible, Ordered and Due date means that the item is not free to be checked out. The reason can be the following: the item is either on the way to the customer or back to the library, or it is being handled by the library staff, or it is lost (and not yet withdrawn from the collection), or it is registered in the special local collection. Ask your library if you want to know the case of the item you are interested in.
I'm doing research and want to know the meaning of the word: erikoiskirjastonhoitaja. And what makes this profession? 736 30.06.2015 Basically each library can decide which titles are used for the members of its staff. The title 'erikoiskirjastonhoitaja' is used mostly in public libraries. As far as I know, in Helsinki City Library the title is usually translated into English as 'specialized librarian'. Just like librarians ('kirjastonhoitaja') and information specialists ('informaatikko'), specialized librarians are required to have a university degree in librarianship. The salary of a specialized librarian is a little higher than that of a librarian and a little lower than that of an information specialist. The middle salary of specialized librarians in Finnish public libraries in October 2013 was 2478 € per month ( http://www.kuntatyonantajat.fi/fi/kunta-tyonantajana…
Terve, I am doing a survey of Savo Finnish books in Finnish libraries. For how long do you keep the loan records of your books? Kiitoksia paljon. 735 28.08.2008 Do you mean to inquire for how long do Finnish libraries have information on borrowers of a book after the book has been returned? In Helsinki region, we do not keep such loan records at all. Instead, the customer can him/herself see his/her own personal borrowing history in his own record in our database Helmet (http://www.helmet.fi/). For that you must have pin code on your HelMet card. If, instead, you mean lending statistics of a book: we keep count permanently and the cumulating loan issue number increases (hopefully) or at least stays (not so hopefully) up to the book is discarded. With “Savo Finnish books”, do you mean books written in Savo dialect? In that case you may be interested in the list of fiction books in Savo dialect in…
I have read the article about 3d printer at Tapiola library (http://goo.gl/MaZDAH) so thinking of visiting there soon. Is there any more information about the… 734 03.06.2014 The opening hours of the Tapiola library during the summer are from 8 am to 8 pm. As 3D printing in libraries is still on experimental stage, there are no fees. If you wish to know more about the service, you can call Tapiola library, number is 050 4289392.
Why do zebras have stripes? 733 23.01.2009 The stripes work as camouflage making zebras indistinguishable to other animals, and on the other hand they also actually help zebras recognize one another. See: http://animals.howstuffworks.com/mammals/question454.htm How the stripes have developed is a question of evolution: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evolution
Can I get a bus pass at any library office? 733 25.04.2014 In Espoo, the Citizen Service Office is located in the Sello library and in some places it is quite near to a library, but libraries don't sell travel cards. You can search for local travel card sales points in HSL pages https://www.hsl.fi/en If you mean long distance tickets, those can be found from Matkahuolto's pages http://www.matkahuolto.fi/en
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… 729 28.11.2001 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 *Fintra http://www.fintra.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 http://194.100.30.11/tietoyhteiskunta//english/st51/eng2062b.htm more you can find in their pages. Ministry of Trade and Industry http://www.vn.fi/ktm/eng and…
I'm an a American Student at the Kent State School of Library and Information Science in the United States. I'm interested in working in Finnish libraries. I… 729 17.12.2013 Your question is a bit difficult to answer since i do'nt know the american library work, but in general i guess that the differences are'nt very significant. We use decimal classification, but not the same in university libraries and public libraries. Both are developed similarly to Dewey decimal classification, so the classification system should'nt be a problem. University libraries, special libaries and public libraries use different kinds of systems in acquisition of materials, cataloguing, shelving, but nothing so radically different, that it would'nt be comprehensible to a librarian. The new trends in library work and material are much the same as in the United States. I would guess that the biggest challenge in working in a Finnish…
In wich it dates is celebrated the Ramadan in 2006? 728 30.11.2004 In the year 2006 Ramadan is from September 23 to October 22.
What means ALIAS, in the resgistration steps ? 728 18.03.2014 In registration alias usually means some kind of nickname or alternative name. It can also mean something else, like in Yahoo email provider you can have an extension of your Yahoo account. Yahoo's alias masks your account's primary ID. Yahoo! help: https://help.yahoo.com/kb/create-alias-sln3240.html
Do I need to have a social security number in order to register myself into a library in Finland or I only need to provide an address where I am living? 727 23.01.2012 The user regulations may vary from one library to another, but at least here in HelMet libraries (Helsinki Metropolitan Area Libraries) it is not necessary to have a Finnish social security number to get a library card. You only have to have an address in Finland and present a valid ID card or passport. If you do not have a Finnish social security number, your library card will only be valid for six months at a time. After that period, you have to visit the library to renew the validity of the library card. Check the user regulations at http://www.helmet.fi/search~S9/ -> Help -> User regulations.
Where I can find the e-mail address of croatian immigrants club in Helsinki? 727 12.06.2012 Do you mean Finnish-Croatian Society (Suomi-Kroatia Seura)? The email address is info@fincro.fi http://www.fincro.fi/?page_id=15
I would like to know, in statistical documents related to demography (in Finland), what are the definitions of "ethnicity" and "race", and the detailed… 726 11.09.2003 Instead of “ethnicity “ and “race”, in Finland citizens are classified by citizenship. The website of the bureau of statistics, Finland, has all the relevant information concerning your inquiry. From StatFin -Online service http://statfin.stat.fi/statweb/start.asp?LA=en&lp=home&DM=SLEN select Population Census then Population by citizenship and then select the variables. Here is a statistic table made according your inquiry, population by citizenship in Finland at 31.12.2000. The web-address is: http://statfin.stat.fi/StatWeb/table.asp?TT=2&LA=en&DM=SLEN&PA=Taulu02e…
I would like to know if there exist any language course books for children who would like to learn finnish. Kiitos 726 02.02.2006 There is a book ”Juttuja ja tuttuja: suomea toisena kielenä seitsemäsluokkalaisille, by Paula Konsti, Helsinki, Opetushallitus 2003 (text book for about 13 years old children who are lerning Finnish as a second language). There are also some cdroms like “Eka kieliromppuni: suomea” and “Opi suomea! lapsille”. Maybe you could also try some ABC-book meant for Finnish speaking children, there are several of them, for example Kallioniemi, Tuula: Sukkelat sanat:esiopetuksen aapinen. Also you could try some Finnish picture dictionary, for example Lappalainen, Ulla: Aamu, suomen kielen kuvasanakirja maahanmuuttajille, esiopetukseen, päiväkoteihin, erityisopetukseen, kotikäyttöön . Then there are many books to learn Finnish actually meant for…
I am looking for birth records in Tampere, Finland. 726 14.07.2008 You can contact the parish register / record office of the Tampere Lutheran Church via e-mail: keskusrekisteri.tampere@evl.fi English web-page of the Tampere Lutheran Church: http://www.tampereenseurakunnat.fi/english
I'd like to ask whether the newspaper "European Voice" is available at any library in Helsinki metropolitan area, either in paper format or through web access… 724 14.08.2014 The newspaper European Voice is not part of the Helsinki Metropolitan Area Libraries (Helmet) collections. We have in use PressDisplay, which offers over 2,000 newspapers online, unfortunately European Voice is not included in the service.
Hallo, I've heard about the Senior Surf Day on October 8th. Do you have a short explenation about that event? And how many libraries took part in there? 720 27.11.2013 The Senior Surf Day has held in Finland for some years as a part of the senior citizens week. In that day the elderly people got to know the information technology (computers, smartphone, tablet computers and the services of internet) in many libraries and service centres all over the Finland. More than a hundred events was organized in 2013. In some places there was over a hundred participants and in some places just some. The event is organized by The Central Union for the Welfare of the Aged (Vanhustyön keskusliitto). You can see the libraries and and service centres from the website of the Central Union for the Welfare of the Aged. Unfortunately the print is just in Finnish or Swedish: http://www.vtkl.fi/fin/seniorsurf/