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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… 814 14.8.2014 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.
I'm curious to know why Firefox 3 has vanished from the public computers. I think there was a vague, security-related explanation months ago when clicking on… 813 29.12.2008 The problem is due to compatibility between Firefox and Citrix system which the public computers use. So that is why Firefox is currently removed from public computers in Helsinki. The problem is not yet solved and unfortunately it is still not known when Firefox will be back in public computers. Your comments have been forwarded to the IT unit of Helsinki City Library. Thanks for your feedback.
I have recently found a large number of my childhood books, most of which are in japanese, english and some rarer ones are in Danish. There are also some very… 813 25.6.2014 You could give those books to Pasila Library in Helsinki. In Pasila Library, we have Multilingual Library with books in many languages not usually found in Finnish libraries. Without seeing the titles, I can’t say if those books were suitable for your collection. For more information about Pasila Library, please see at http://www.helmet.fi/en-US/Libraries_and_services/Pasila_Library. Of course, it’s possible to sell those books to second-hand bookshops, but this may take much time. Many of them aren’t very interested in that kind of books. Second-hand bookshops in Finland can be found at http://www.tie.to/antikvariaatit/ and http://www.antikka.net.
I am living in Kajaani and noticed that with Overdrive.com, I can borrow books from Helsinki City Library (HelMet) using the library card. Unfortunately I do… 813 4.5.2015 I am sorry, but in order to get a library card in HelMet-system, you have to visit the Helsinki metropolitan area personally and prove your identity. Your address in the card can quite well be in Kajaani. In future we probably will have more equal system in the whole country and then this will be easier.
Could you tell me about history of Finland or suggestion web site.Thanks. 806 20.12.2005 Here are a few links where you can find information about history of Finland: http://www.finland.fi http://virtual.finland.fi/History/ http://www.makupalat.fi/historis.htm
How much is your international fax to Canada per page? 806 21.8.2010 International faxes can be sent from the main library in Pasila and Library10 at the city center (Elielinaukio). Fees: the first page 6,00 e, the following pages 2,00 e / page.
How many books are published in Finland each year? Of which how many are children's books, and how many of them are translations of foreign books? Are there… 803 28.2.2012 In the year 2010 12 017 books were published in Finland. 2 432 of them were translations into Finnish and 112 into Swedish. In 2008 815 childrens books were published. At this moment it is not possible to have newer information about childrens books because of the updating the statistics of Suomen kustannusyhdistys (the Finnish Book Publishers Association): http://www.kustantajat.fi/en/ Sources of information: - Tilastokeskus (Statistics Finland, http://www.stat.fi/) http://www.stat.fi/tup/suoluk/suoluk_kulttuuri.html#kirjallisuus - Kansalliskirjasto (The National Library of Finland, http://www.kansalliskirjasto.fi/index.html) http://www.kansalliskirjasto.fi/julkaisuala/tilastot.html - Suomen tilastollinen vuosikirja (Statistical…
I am interested in the comparision of the Standard of Living between Finland and the UK, e.g. cost of rent, cars, day-today living etc. Could you send me… 803 28.12.2000 You will find a lot of information of living in Finland in the book of Victoria Pybus Live & work in Scandinavia (1995). A useful site is the Guide for moving to Finland of the Finnish Labour Administration http://www.mol.fi/migration/muuttaja.html If you are interested in general information of the Finnish society and way of living you'll find it e.g. in Virtual Finland http://virtual.finland.fi/ of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland. For statistical information of Finland there is the Finland in Figures on the site of the Statistics Finland http://www.stat.fi/tk/tp/tasku/suomilukuina.html (in Finnish) or http://www.stat.fi/tk/tp/tasku/suomilukuina_en.html (in English) Links to sites for basic information for foreigners and…
Hy there. I`d like to know every standard about P.O.D and electronic publication . And furthermore is there any guideline or ISBN rules that P.O.D or… 802 7.5.2010 About ISBN standards i advise you to contact the National Library of Finland, there is some information about standar numbers on their pages, http://www.nationallibrary.fi/publishers/isbn.html . Also the contact information can be found there. Since your question comes from Korea, i believe you might also get some useful information from the National library of Korea, http://www.nl.go.kr . In english they have information about ISBN, http://www.nl.go.kr/nlmulti/activities/isbn.php?lang_mode=e and i guess the homepage in korean might contain even more information. I hope this information is useful for you!
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? 802 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/
I want to got information about the international affairs between Cuba and United States during the Castro´s Government. 800 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.…
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. 800 28.8.2008 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…
What is the semantic web ? 799 6.5.2010 The Semantic Web vision was conceived by Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web. He calls it the next step in Web evolution. Berners-Lee defines the Semantic Web as “a web of data that can be processed directly and indirectly by machines.” The Semantic Web brings to the Web the idea of having data defined and linked in a way that it can be used for more effectively. It uses XML tags and is sometimes called web 3.0. You can find more definitions to the term semantic web on the following websites: http://semanticweb.org/wiki/Main_Page http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Semantic_Web http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/ http://www.altova.com/semantic_web.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? 797 23.1.2012 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.
Could you help me please to find internet address of the site of the Finnish library which has online reference service and their page looks like a red (or… 796 20.9.2004 The website You are looking for is probably this one: http://igs.kirjastot.fi/index3.html The iGS or information Gas Station is Helsinki City Library's mobile information service station. On the pages, there is a WWW form for sending questions and an archive database about questions and answers.
When was the latest library building build? And how did you name it? 796 27.3.2012 Do you mean latest library building built in Finland? I can´t name the latest but Helsinki University Library's City Centre Campus Library should be finished in the spring of 2012. The building will be named 'the Kaisa Building' after Kaisaniemi neighbourhood. More information: http://www.helsinki.fi/library/citycentre/about/library2012.html Pictures: http://twilightcola.blogspot.com/2012/03/kaisa-talo.html
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… 794 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…
History of the town Karis, Karjaa - earliest date for the origin of the name and meaning of Karis Thank you 793 25.4.2003 The history of Karjaa is long and impressive. The earliest population dates back to the stone age, about 10 000 years back. Between 500 B.C. and 900 A.D. Karjaa was one of the most densely populated areas in Finland. For the first time Karjaa was mentioned in script in 1326 A.D. The name was spelled "Kariis". Later on it was also spelled "Karis", "Karisa" and "Caris". Unfortunately the philologists disagree on the origin of the name. It looks like that the Swedish name "Karis" is a translation of the Finnish name "Karjaa". Where does this come from, nobody knows reliably. The archaelogists say that there was a very strong influence from Estonia, especially from Saaremaa Islans, where there is a county called "Karja" (= Carries). According…
What means ALIAS, in the resgistration steps ? 793 18.3.2014 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
What is the music therapy's effect on depression? 792 26.1.2009 We are not experts on psychology or any of its different disciplines, but hopefully the following websites will give some idea how music is used in helping people to overcome depression. However, in short it would seem that some of the psychologists and psychiatrists are of the opinion that music can relieve stress and that it can enable people to open up to their inner conflicts and thus provide ways to solve the actual reasons behind depression. http://www.cochrane.org/reviews/en/ab004517.html http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/26744/music_therapy_as_treatme… http://www.holisticonline.com/Remedies/Depression/dep_sound_therapy.htm http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/01/080122203158.htm http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/…