|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 …
Juuka Commune has its own webpage. Unfortunately there is only finnish version of it. http://www.juuka.fi/ 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%.
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|If I wanted to look up ancestors that lived in Finland (Kuusamo area) and moved to the US, which library could I visit to do that?
||Here are some useful addresses and sources of information:
Institute of Migration in Finland (Siirtolaisuusinstituutti - Finland)
Address: Linnankatu 61, 20100 Turku, Finland
Phone: 02-2840 440
Fax: 02-2333 460
Regional Centre of Ostrobothnia
61100 Peräseinäjoki, Finland
Phone: 06-4181 275
Fax: 06-4181 279
Homepage http://www.migrationinstitute.fi/index_e.php Institute has a service called The Emigrant Register for genealogists and the descendants of Finnish emigrants.
The Genealogical Society of Finland (Suomen Sukututkimusseura)
Address: Liisankatu 16 A
Telephone +358-9-278 1188
Fax +358-9-278 1199
|In Pat Humphreys' book "Finland in a Small Book," there were average salaries of different jobs, including librarians, for the year 2008. Are there more…
||At the website of KT Kuntatyönantajat (KT Local government employers) you can find the statistics of avarage salary of municipal employers. They are unhappily only in Finnish. The avarage salary of the librarian in 2010 was 2202 euros.
You can find statistics from the website so:
http://www.kuntatyonantajat.fi/fi/Sivut/default.aspx > tilastot > tilastot palkoista > KVTES:n kes-kimääräiset palkat ja niiden desiilit, lokakuu 2010 > KVTES palkkatilastoliite 2010.
|Definition of Chat Reference Service?
||Chat service is online service. You can discuss in real time. And if we talk for example about library chat, you'll get the answer immediately without waiting as by email.
One chat definition :
"Chat service refers to online, interactive, remote transactions with patrons"
(see : http://www.contrib.andrew.cmu.edu/~matthewm/survey.html )
Information of chat services and products you can find here:
|I am looking for biographical information on Gustaf Nybom, a Finnish sea captain, born in Oulu, who became a head of the Alaska Commercial Company in the late…
I could find this information about Gustaf Ferdinand Nybom (Niebaum).
I am sorry, but he was not born in Oulu but in Helsinki on August 30th 1842.
The source of information is NIEBAUM-COPPOLA WINEYARD HOMEPAGE and the adress
I could find another article on the Internet and the adress is:
There is one publication about Niebaum-Coppola Winery.
The title of the book is "A SENCE OF PLACE : AN INTIMATE PORTRAIT OF THE NIEBAUM-COPPOLA WINERY AND THE NAPA VALLEY" by Steven Koplan and Francis Ford Coppola. Routhledge, 1999. ISBN 0415920043.
I hope, this information makes it possible for you to continue your work…
|What's the answer to this hink pink? A Christmas decoration that has been donated to you is a.
||How about for example free tree?
Hink pinks are riddles. The answers to the riddles are words that rhyme with each other and contain the same amount of syllables.
The sentence could be: "A Christmas decoration that has been donated to you is a free tree."
More information about hink pinks:
|In which Library around Helsinki can I borrow fiction books in French? (apart from Sello and the one in Pasila)
||Here you have a link to a list of all fiction books in French in HelMet libraries around the capital region:
So, as you see there are quite a few libraries that harbour at least some kind of a collection of books in French.
If you would like to restrict the search to a given library, go to this page: http://luettelo.helmet.fi/search~S9/X . Type two asterisks (**) in the search field. Instead of Entire collection, choose Fiction. For material type, choose book and for language, French. Then choose the library you want and click Go!
|A catalan friend taught me about the existence of this catalan government webpage (I'm sending you here the link to the english webpage dealing with it) http:/…
||There isn't any decent translator programs (Finnish to English, English to Finnish) that function on the public domain basis and are free for users.
You can try the following service:
The service is only a demo version and it accepts sentences, which has 60 or less characters.
There is also an international site, which isn't working at the moment http://christianreunion.org/transurl.htm
|Why the Kirjasto 10 called 10?
||Library 10 is located at Postitalo, which used to be the main post office of Helsinki. The building is not anymore owned by Posti but it still contains a post office on its ground floor. The post office has been commonly known as "Helsinki 10" because the postal code for city center of Helsinki is 00100. Library 10 is located on upper floor of "Helsinki 10". That’s why the name "Library 10" was chosen.
|How do i make a book reservation using the internet
||You can make book reservations (and other materials too) using our WebLibrary
-PIKI-verkkokirjasto in finnish http://kirjasto.tampere.fi:8000/
Just clik the flag icon on the left hand corner and You'll find the english version of our service.
(There is also a link to the service in our frontpage)
In order to make reservations You need a valid library card and and a password.
If you do not have a password or if you want to change your password, please contact the library staff.
You will get it from any of our libraries visiting them personally (passwords are not given by phone or email).
More information about our services in english
|Dear Sir or Madam, I started to study portuguese a few weeks ago. Now Iam looking for simple reading books, like the Little Prince in portuguese. Which of you…
||Pasila Library has the largest collection of books in Portugese.
|Which are the seven most speaking languages in Finland?
||The most spoken languages in Finland are
Finnish, suomi 4 844 047
Swedish, ruotsi: 289 951
Russian, venäjä: 48 740
Estonian, viro: 22 357
English, englanti: 11 344
Somalian, somali: 10 647
Arabian, arabia: 8 806
Chinese, kiina: 6 458
Kurdish, kurdi: 6 455
Albanian, albania: 6 308
|What is the main cause for the Indian water crisis?
||Here you are a few websites about this serious problem and the main causes of it:
|I would like to take more information for UDC Codes.
||There is a recent abridged edition of the UDC,
Universal Decimal Classification : Abridged Edition
London : British Standards Institution , 2003
(Published document ; PD 1000:2003)
Guides to UDC:
McIlwaine, I. C., Guide to the use of UDC : an introductory guide to the use and application of the Universal Decimal Classification. The Hague : International Federation for Information and Documentation (FID), 1993. (FID occasional paper 5). (New edition 2000)
The UDC : essays for a new decade / edited by Alan Gilchrist and David Strachan
London : Aslib , 1990
On the Internet, you can find information about UDC in the site UDC consortium, here http://www.udcc.org/outline/outline.htm
|Is there an online street map of Helsinki I can access on line?
||You will find an online map of Helsinki in the Internet pages of Helsingin Sanomat. This is a free service. The site address is http://heti1.tieto.net/oikotie/etusivu and when you click the word 'KARTTAPALVELU' (ie. the map service in Finnish) you will get access to various maps of Finland including that of Helsinki. You just select Helsinki and you can search any street in Helsinki. The correct spelling of Kaivopoisto is Kaivopuisto.
|I am oversee student. I need some information about Finland such as location, political system and current political events in Finland.
||Finland is situated in northern Europe between the 60th and 70th parallels of latitude. A quarter of its total area lies north of the Arctic Circle. Finland's neighbouring countries are Sweden, Norway and Russia, which have land borders with Finland, and Estonia across the Gulf of Finland.
Finland is a rebublic. More information is to be found for example from the homepage of Parliament of Finland ( http://www.eduskunta.fi/ ).
In Virtual Finland ( http://virtual.finland.fi/ ) You'll find among others a short history about finnish parliamentarism ( http://virtual.finland.fi/finfo/english/components.html )
Current political event worth mentioning is the municipal election in October this year.
Here are some more links that You might find…
|Do you have some kind of Inter Library Loan (ILL) system similar to the one in universities in Finland? For e.g. http://www.utu.fi/kirjasto/lomakkeet/illform…
||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 http://www.lib.hel.fi/ 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…
|Dear Librarian, I founded home "Lost: first and second completed season" at DVD in english, french and spanish in origin. Subtittles are also available. I don…
||You can bring the DVD to the library, if they have a place for donations and voluntary recycling of materials (many libraries in Helsinki do have). Unfortunately the library itself is not allowed to receive movies as donations, since we have to get a license and pay for it for copyright reasons.
|I am searching for a complete list of which finnish authors (novels) who have been translated into danish! Can you please help me????
||Thank you for your enquiry.
The complete list of Danish translations of Finnish novels and poems is listed on Finnish Literature Society's webpage. The database is maintained by FILI (Finnish Literature Exchange). The address is following: http://dbgw.finlit.fi/fili/kaan.php
You should just choose "Tanska" (=Danish) from the "Käännöksen kieli" (=the language of translation) menu. Then you have to click grey button "Hae" (=search) below. As a result you will have all the Danish translations of Finnish literature from year 1845 to 2006.
FILI has also new unfinished database that lists all the published translations from the year 2007. There is also English version of that new database: http://dbgw.finlit.fi/kaannokset/index.php?lang=ENG
|Which is the most famous phrase referring to Karelia in the epic "Kalevala"?
||Kalevala, Finnish national epic, is a collection of Karelian folk poetry. Elias Lönnrot collected the runes from the Karelian people from different areas of Karelia: from White Sea Karelia (Viena), from North Karelia, from Ladoga Karelia.
The name of the epic, Kalevala, can be understood as a fictional land of the people of Kaleva.
Karelia as a place is mentioned in Kalevala in the following:
The translation of Kalevala of John Martin Crawford of the year 1888 is in the internet, the address is: http://www.sacred-texts.com/neu/kveng/
There Karelia is in the form Karyala.
See also page: http://www.finlit.fi/kalevala/teksti/