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I am writing a paper on multiculturality in Finnland. I am especially interested in the role of the Finnish public libraries in promoting the multiculturality… 534 22.11.2004 The Helsinki City Library has created, in cooperation with the International Cultural Centre Caisa, the information service called "The Infopankki" or "The Info Bank". The website is http://www.caisa.hel.fi/ . The pages of Info Bank contain important basic information for immigrants on the functioning of society and opportunities in Finland. The links take you to information on the services of authorities and organisations. There is not much written information in English (books etc.) about the role of the finnish public libraries in promoting the multiculturality and helping the immigrants. I found only one article about this subject: Virtanen, Kristina: Finland's library service for foreigners Scandinavian public library quarterly. -…
Dear Bibliotecary, I'm like to have copy of the musical work (sheet music) by Erik Fordell (also via email) intitled: RUIT HORA (op.289 n.3) Can you help me? 533 15.11.2007 Dear Sir We very much regret that we can't send the copy of the musical work by Erik Fordell because we only have the original one. The Finnish law of copyright forbids us as authorities to make any copy.
What is the maximum number of loans that can be made online, I stuck at 20. 531 8.5.2004 You are not allowed to have more than 20 reservations at a time. For more information on using the library and user regulations: http://www.helmet.fi/screens/help.html
I am looking for information about gender preference with parents in unborn/born child. 530 12.3.2001 I found some full-text articles of son preference in the EBSCO article database. I'll email them to you each separately. In the union catalog of the Finnish university libraries LINDA there were following references: Thomson, Elizabeth: Gender and the value of children. Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1988 Stattin, Håkan: The short- and the long-term implications for parent-child relations of parents' prenatal preferences for their... Stockholm : University of Stockholm, 1989 Stattin, Håkan: Delinquency as related to parents' preferences for their child's gender : a research. Stockholm : University of Stockholm, 1989 And some article references from the medical database Medscape: Marleau JD, Berthiaume M, Saucier JF,…
I can not understand how I can pay my fines online with the bank card. Can you explain me how it works? 529 3.5.2013 I am sorry but you can not pay yor fines online, only cash payment in the library.
I have returned an item yesterday -"the Lost plays" by Agatha Christie -but it's still on my record today and the fee is still coming. Could you, please, check… 529 11.4.2016 We discussed of this situation at gmail and everything is now ok. I took the fee away and returned "The lost plays". You have returned it and it´s missing at library. You have no more responsibility of that loan.
I am trying to find about colleges in Finland for international student who speaks english only. 525 18.9.2003 Here is a list of the universities of Finland in english: http://www.cc.jyu.fi/~pamakine/englanti/uni.uk.html
I'm curious about xylitol 525 11.10.2007 Here are a couple very informative web-pages on xylitol. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xylitol http://www.xylitol.org/ http://www.angelfire.com/az/sthurston/xylitol_natural_sweetener.html
Could you help me know the titles of the most important european magazines on educational technology? Thanks you in advance and have a nice week-end. 525 11.8.2009 It is quite complicated to have a list of this kind of magazines. We can suggest few of them accoding the internet lists as follows. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Educational_technology#Journals http://www.doaj.org/doaj?func=findJournals&hybrid=&query=%22educational… http://aera-cr.asu.edu/ejournals/
Living conditions of the UN member countries 521 13.11.2003 The best way to start your research is to visit the United Nations Statistics Division site at http://unstats.un.org/unsd/default.htm . It provides a lot of useful information, statistical databases and links to national statistical sources. The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) ( http://www.unece.org/stats/data.htm ) provides statistics on European and North American countries. You can also contact the Library of Parliament, the official depository for the publications of the UN ( http://www.eduskunta.fi/kirjasto/Welcome-eng.html ) or the United Nations University, WIDER ( http://www.wider.unu.edu ) in Helsinki. Their library focuses on developing countries, but they also provide the official statistics of the UN.
Dear Librarian - How could I get a report on what the library borrowing trends of Helsinki City Library are in terms of genre/categories of books. Thank you… 521 2.8.2004 Finnish Public Library Statistics website contains statistical information about Finnish public libraries. You can choose any particular municipality, for example, Helsinki by clicking the “Municipality” alternative and then pressing the search button. You can then select a required municipality from the dropdown menu. The first web-address is for the Finnish Public Library Statistics homepage and the second one gives you all the key statistical figures for the Helsinki City Library in 2003. http://tilastot.kirjastot.fi/Default.aspx?&langId=en http://tilastot.kirjastot.fi/Default.aspx?pageId=Statistics/Default&Sta…
Would like information and a picture of Finlands first president, Karlo Julo Stahlberg? 521 3.1.2001 The easiest way to get information about and a picture of Kaarlo Juho Ståhlberg (note the spelling, Ståhlberg with so called swedish o) is from Internet. I used Google search engine http://www.google.com/ , searched the name as a phrase "Kaarlo Juho Ståhlberg", and found some useful pages: http://www.kansallisbiografia.fi/english.html (National Biography of Finland, large article and a good picture of young Ståhlberg; easiest way to search is to browse "index of biographies"). http://www.kolumbus.fi/antti.arjonen/esseet/presidentit.html (good picture) http://virtual.finland.fi/elections/president2000/english/presidency.ht… (information in English) http://www.hel.fi/artmuseum/svenska/veisto/kj_stahlberg.htm (statue of pr. Ståhlberg in…
Dear Madam or Sir, I have read a news from “Visit Helsinki Blog (http://blog.visithelsinki.fi/en/boat-trip-to-a-nature-reserve-area/)” that Arabianranta… 520 30.8.2016 Dear Patron, Arabianranta Library will help you with this matter. Please call +358 9 3108 5056 to make inquiries about the boats. Another option is to visit the library. The price to rent the boats is 10 euros. Here you can find the library's contact information: http://www.helmet.fi/en-US/Libraries_and_services/Arabianranta_Library/…
I have lost my Helmet library card. How can I get new one? Is there any possibility to apply online? Thanks, Mahesh 519 21.10.2016 Unfortunately you have to to apply for a new card in person some HelMet library. Please bring your photo ID.
What are the roles of shool library in improving the reading habit of secondary school students 519 6.3.2017 In Finland municipalities are not obligated to have school libraries. Most schools have a library although they may be outdated and have a rather modest collection. Many schools cooperate with the public library. Some municipalities have their own information literacy curriculum which schools and libraries have compiled together. Accordingly to the National Core Curriculum for Basic Education organizations like museums, sport facilities, art centra, public libraries are seen as learning environments. For more reading on the subject: Finnish National Agency for Education http://www.oph.fi/english Curricula and qualifications > General upper secondary education link: National Core Curriculum for General Secondary Education Intended for…
I have a question about language Ca'fe in Espoon Keskus. I would like to know when it is held and if there is place for me? I would also like to know about… 517 17.3.2017 Language Café in Entresse Library (Espoon keskus) is held every every Tuesday 5.30 pm. Last meeting on 30.5. The number of participants is not Limited, so there is always place for You. Participation is free of charge. In the link below You find more information about the Language Cafes in Helmet-library. Welcome to practise Your Finnish! http://www.helmet.fi/download/noname/%7B3C32D483-CDD1-4C72-9EB1-2B98880… http://www.helmet.fi/download/noname/%7B5C5AB153-3FB8-4921-8724-4D096C5… http://www.helmet.fi/fi-FI/Kirjastot_ja_palvelut/Entressen_kirjasto/Tap…
What is a Microfiche? 516 2.5.2001 Microfische (mikrokortti in finnish)is a flat piece of film containing microphotographs of the pages of a printed text or document. You can read microfische only with special kind of device.
Can you help me to find books about handicapped persons/students in Finland? In english or german! Thanks! 514 2.2.2004 You are right - it isn't easy to find material in English on handicapped/disabled people in Finland. Something, however, can be found on the Internet, though most sites are only in Finnish and Swedish. You don't specify what sort of information you need or for what purpose, but I will try to give you some links: http://www.invalidiliitto.fi/in_english.html, http://193.209.217.5/in/internet/english.nsf/NET/081101144154EH?openDoc…, http://www.stm.fi/Resource.phx/eng/subjt/socwe/disab/index.htx, http://www.tilastokeskus.fi/index_en.html (for statistics). There is also an association of disabled people called Kynnys (Threshold). Their website, at http://www.kynnys.fi/, is unfortunately only in Finnish, but you can surely contact them directly…
What is the best book - in english - describing the Winter War of 1939 between Finland and Russia. Seeking volume describing heroic and brave efforts made by… 511 25.8.2003 It's difficult to name the best one, but here is 3 newest ones that we have in our collection: Trotter, William R.: A frozen hell: the Russo-Finnish winter war of 1939-1940. Chapel Hill (N.C.): Algonquin books of Chapel Hill, 1991. Van Dyke, Carl: The Soviet invasion of Finland 1939-40. London: Franks Cass, 1997 and by an Finnish historian: Vehviläinen, Olli: Finland in the Second world war: between Germany and Russia. Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2002.
I'm currently doing a research study about the french "roman de Florimont" ; do you know if it's possible to find an on line or edited version of it? Thank you… 511 1.4.2004 I have searched the Internet and several library catalogues. The French National Library (www.bnf.fr) has a big digital library (gallica.bnf.fr). There are also medieval romances, but, unfortunately, not "Roman de Florimont"). The only version of "Roman de Florimont" practically available seems to be the following edition: Aimon de Varennes, "Florimont: ein altfranzösischer Abenteuerroman; zum ersten Male mit Einleitung, Anmerkungen, Namenverzeichnis und Glossar unter Benutzung der von Alfred Risop gesammelten handschriftlichen Materialen herausgegeben von Alfons Hilka". The book has been published in Göttingen 1932. The text is in French; only the introduction is in German. Several libraries in Europe own the book, so it should be…