|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
|Terve - At what age may children visit the library without parents (by themselves)? Kiitos - Laura
There are no age limits for visiting library in Jyväskylä. With parent’s permission children are allowed to visit the library by themselves at any age.
|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
|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…
|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
|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 would like to know, if there is a web page, where I can find information on types of events in Finnish public libraries (if there is such a classification)?
||Yes, there are public libraries in Finland as well. The webpage of the Finnish libraries, http://www.libraries.fi , contains mostly information about Finnish public libraries. See, the Libraries channel, Public libraries, http://www.libraries.fi/page.asp?_item_id=1136 .
On the Front Page and in the section Library branch of this site you can find some information about events in Finnish public libraries. However, the major part of the information about events in public libraries in Finland is published in Finnish and Swedish at the same site (http://www.kirjastot.fi , http://www.biblioteken.fi ).
You can also visit the site of the Finnish Library Association, http://kirjastoseura.kaapeli.fi/etusivu/apua/english .
|I was wondering if the University of Helsinki Library carries "Baiki" the International Sami Journal? I am hoping to get some articles from it without having…
||Unfortunately I did not find Baiki in the collections of the Helsinki University Library. However, the journal can be found in the Oulu University Library, the Lapland University Library and the Library of Rovaniemi. The only way to get these articles is through the interlibrary loans system. The request form is here:
|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.
|When I resarch a book, the result is written that "Location" of the book is "Hki central stack 1" . What does this mean? Where is "Hki central stack 1"?
||'Hki central stack 1' is the central stock (store) of the Helsinki City Library. It is located in the Main library in Pasila.
|Could you give me any Internet addresses where I can find out more about the IT crime rates(hacking,software piracy etc.)as well as IT Laws and Legislation in…
||Statistics Finland has StatFin-online service http://statfin.stat.fi/Statweb/index_ENG.stm if you clic the WebSelector the statistics for criminality can be found. Unfortunally IT crimes are on the category other offences whitch consist of several other crimes. IT crime rates that is rates for other offences can be found at the Library of Statistics. Contact information: Visiting address: Työpajakatu 13 B, 1. floor, Helsinki Postal address: POB 2B, FIN-00022 Statistics Finland Contact information: Visiting addressContact information:Telephone: +358 9 1734 2220 Telefax: +358 9 1734 2279 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Internet: http://www.stat.fi/tk/kk/index_en.html
Finlex http://www.finlex.fi/english/index.html is a Finnish legislation with a list…
|I am a Danish author and film director of the best selling Danish book and DVD series ‘The Mind of a Leader’. The English narrative series is based on…
||Please contact e.g.. the following companies:
Elokuvakirjasto, Tibo-Trading Oy, Kirjastomedia pr BTJ Kirjastopalvelu. They distribute DVD discs to the Finnish libraries.
Answers to both guestions.
Oy Kirjastomedia - Biblioteksmedia Ab (på svenska)
IBLIOTEKSMEDIA förmedlar och distribuerar DVD-filmer och VHS-filmer till bibliotek, skolor samt läromedelscentraler.
|Dear Sir/Madam, I'm doing a small marketing research about Finnish hair salons and barber shops and I faced one question that I have been searching for for a…
||There is information about barber shops and hair salons at Tilastokeskus (Statistics Finland) web pages.
Year 2012 was the newest I found, and then there were 13 706 hairdressers and barbers in Finland ( http://pxweb2.stat.fi/Dialog/varval.asp?ma=061_tyokay_tau_161&path=../d… )
Verohallinto (Tax Administration) tells there were 12 283 barber and hairdressing businesses in Finland in the same year 2012.
|I am looking for help, guidance & how to coordinate my communication effectively using Social Media. Since I am self employed, the learning curve is very time…
||The database of The Helsinki Metropolitan Area Libraries, Helmet (http.www.helmet.fi )offers a few books in English concerning social media and business communication. The books are as follows:
-Li, Charlene: Open leadership : how social media technology can transform the way you lead, Jossey-Bass, 2010
-Handley, Ann: Content rules: how to create killer blogs, podcasts, videos, ebooks, webinars (and more) that engage customers and ignite your business, Wiley, cop. 2011. The new rules of social media series
-What would Google do? / Jeff Jarvis; Collins Business, cop. 2009
For a few books more check the Goggle Books service. The browser will find a selection of suitable books for e.g. with the key words ‘social media, marketing,…
|I would like to ask which library has the newspapers of The Guardian and The Observer. And where can I find some DVDs of Circus performance? many thanks!…
||Hello to you! You can find the newest issues of The Guardian weekly in the following libraries: Kannelmäki, Kontula, Viikki and Vuosaari. No reservations to other libraries can be made.
You can read The Guardian in Metsätalo(one of the university campus libraries). The address is Unioninkatu 40.
The other newspaper you were asking for, The Observer, does not seem to be anywhere in the Helsinki region, so you'll have to make an interlibrary loan for The Observer.
No DVDs of the sort you asked for can be found. There is unfortunately only a documentary film called "All together now", where the group Cirque du Soleil performs.
|I would like to know if there is any book/magazine/written reference with places in Finland where I can advertise a service for a company. The company deals…
||There are several lists and registers in the internet, unfortunately many of them only in Finnish. You can make a search with words like "Suomen yritykset" and get several registers and search systems.
Here is a link for a good regional search, only in Finnish:
The home page of the Finnish Business Information System:
Two links for a National Board of Patents and Registration of Finland. Perhaps they can give you more information there:
http://www.prh.fi/en.html and https://virre.prh.fi/portal/dt?userLang=en
|Need some information regarding how long it will take to go to college for criminal law
||In Finland you can study law in the university. Degrees offered by the University on Helsinki Faculty of law can be found at http://www.helsinki.fi/oik/tdk/english/faculty/faculty.html How to apply - International Students' Guide to the University of Helsinki can be found at http://www.helsinki.fi/english/howtoapply
To apply for admission for a Bachelor's or a Master's degree programme you must submit an application form to the university. The closing date for applications is January 31. The studying time depends on how fast the student is able to study and which degree the student is taking. For most students the studying time will be several years.
|I was wondering, which Helsinki library has the widest selection of English periodicals? As in magazines and newspaper? Kiitos!
||The widest selection of magazines and newspapers in english language is in the Helsinki City Main library in Pasila. The address is Rautatieläisenkatu 8.
In the summertime the library of the University of Helsinki has a wide range of newspapers and magazines in the student library and Minerva.
|Can I get a book on the social services? I want to know what is all about and to know more about it?
||I searched from Helsinki metropolitan area's library database Helmet, http://www.helmet.fi/ .
I found the following about social services in English:
1. Richards, Judy: "The complete A-Z health & social care handbook" (Hodder & Stoughton, 1999)
2. Niemelä, Heikki: "Social security in Finland" (Helsinki, Social Insurance Institution, 2006)
3. "The third sector in Finland : review to research of the Finnish third sector" editors: Martti Siisiäinen, Petri Kinnunen, Elina Hietanen (Finnish Federation for Social Welfare and Health, 2000)
4. "What are we doing there? : experiences and lessons learned from development cooperation in health care and social welfare (1990-2005)" editors: Ursula Aaltonen and Simo Mannila (National Research…