|I'm looking for my roots, and I would like to know if it's possible to have a death's certificat for my gr gr uncle ? He's dead 31 /01/ 1908 at Vaasa. He was…
You can contact Statistics Finland and The National Archives of Finland to find more about your uncle's death and ask if they can find his death certificate. Vaasa's church registry office can also help you. I'll leave contact information to all of these here. The links should lead you to English versions of the sites but if they don't you can change the language from the top of the pages.
The National Archives of Finland
Vaasa church registry office email: firstname.lastname@example.org
|When is there story telling in english at your library?
||There is an English story hour on Wednesdays at 3 pm - 4.30 pm in the Sello Library in children's section. It is open for children of any age and must come with parent or guardian.
Here is the address:
02600 Espoo (Leppävaara)
|I would like to ask whether there is the book Bible in the main library of Joensuu? I want to borrow it if there is one. Kiitos paljon,
||Yes, there are some. You can see the situation from the website below:
|I would like to mention actuall legislation (maybe evolution of the legislation aswell) about corruption (bribery) in my bachelor essey. Could you please…
||Various forms of bribary are criminalized in Chapter 40 of the Penal Code of Finland 39/1889 as amended. An unofficial translation of the Penal Code is available in the Finlex database: http://www.finlex.fi/fi/laki/kaannokset/1889/en18890039.pdf
Ari Salminen, Olli-Pekka Viinamäki and Rinna Ikola-Norrbacka at the Faculty of Public Administration at Vaasa University has published an article with the title "The Control of Corruption in Finland". The article was published in 2008 and is available electronically in the following website: http://www.ramp.ase.ro/en/_data/files/articole/9_02.pdf
The article gives a good general presentation of the legislative framework and social structures preventing corruption in Finland. The article also gives…
|I'd like to know the meaning and history of the name Ivalo, which I was called in Greenland.
||According to Ante Aikio’s article ’Suomen saamelaisperäisistä paikannimistä’ (About Finnish place- names of Sami origin) in publication Virittäjä 1/ 2003 name Ivalo has origin in Sami language, Inari Sami ‘Avveel’. For more detailed information you can contact Research Institute for the Languages of Finland http://www.kotus.fi/ (choose ‘In English’ to get the page in English). They have a special Finnish name guidance by phone + 358 9 701 93 65, Monday to Friday 9:30 a.m. -11:30 a.m.. By email you can contact Information Officer Sirkka Rautoja, email@example.com or Library, firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also contact directly a specialist in Sami names and place-names, email email@example.com.
|I have problems with my laptop so I´m looking to rent a laptop as a short term solution. Is this possible at the library in Jyväskylä or do you know a place…
||Jyväskylä Main Library and all branch libraries have customer PCs with access to a word processor. The PCs can be booked in advance, at the Main Library on tel. (014) 266 4123, and at branch libraries by telephoning the library in question.
In the following address in the internet they promise to rent laptops. Look in English.
|Can the catalogue 'Mind-Building' of the Finnish Pavilion for the Architectural Exhibition 2018 be physically purchased?
||Architecture Information Centre Finland informed me that there is only a very limited amount of the catalogue printed and they are primarily meant for the exhibition's use in Venice. They try to pass some on to the libraries that are involved in it, but at least for now you can't unfortunately buy the catalogue anywhere.
|How can I extend the time of borrowing books?
||You can renew your loans in Helmet web library, if your loans are from Helsinki, Espoo, Vantaa or Kauniainen libraries. You need your own PIN code which is attached to your library card number. You can get your pin code from your library.
1) go to www.helmet.fi (choose from the upper right corner language "in English")
2)The upper right corner: Your Record
3)Now write your library card number and pin code and then log in.
4)You can see your loans and choose what to renew. You can renew your loans three times, if there are no reservations. If you have payments of 5 euros or more for library then you can renew your loans only after you have paid so that your fee is under 5 euros.
|Where do i get information about name of clothes which is worn in different degree of temprature like during +20, +10,-0,-10 and -20
||Tricky question! I would personally look for the answer in different hiking guides. You might want to browse through a few books before finding the right one. Why not start with "The ultimate hiker's gear guide", which can be found in the Helmet libraries:
If you want to search the Helmet database yourself, you can use the search term "erätaidot" as a starting point.
This is also a subject found on various hiking pages online. Try googling terms like "hiking" and "different temperatures". This page lists a few suggestions for several weather conditions:
|To: Research Dept. Helsinki city Library Seeking geographical information, please: Any information available in English or Finnish about the following city…
||It looks like that your ancestors' homecounty is Pyhajarvi Vpl. (In Finnish Pyhajarvi is spelled with two a:s with dots, and Vpl is an abbreviation of Viipurin laani = Viipuri province). You can find a short description of the county, in Finnish though, in the following address
http://www.luovutettukarjala.org/pyhajarvihist.htm . Choose a link "Pyhäjärven kartta" and you'll find a map of the county.
Today Pyhajarvi is called Plodovoje and there are a couple of pages about it in a book called "Karjala : Suomalainen matkaopas" by Markus Lehtipuu, 2002. ISBN 952-9715-17-x. You'll find a short presentation of the book in
You can try to find information about your ancestors via the webpages of…
|I am writing to inquire on how to apply for employment in the Iso Omena Library? Thank you in advance for your time.
||In Espoo, the recruitment of libraries is done centrally.
You can submit your application using the form found at Espoo.fi -> Jobs and enterprise -> Open positions -> Harjoittelu (trainees)
If you have any questions Työkokeilu.firstname.lastname@example.org
Datanomien TOP-paikat: Datanomi.email@example.com
Language Training: Kieliharjoittelu.firstname.lastname@example.org
|Am Uma. Looking for the job in finland and i want to learn finnish & want to take part in cafe finnish learning program can you please advice about finnish…
||Welcome to Finland!
Applying for a job is a good start here:
Finnish language courses are organized a lot .
This site will get you started and you will also find other useful information from Finland.
Libraries organize their Finnish language cafés:
|I am working for Neste Oyj and from Neste network we cannot open the site http://haku.helmet.fi Kinldy guide us to the administrative / Technical contact of…
||Please use Helmet-feedback:
|I am an international researcher working at Aalto University on the use of storytelling to improve the health and well-being of seniors. We are developing a…
||In Helsinki City Library, the best person to contact first would be the Chief Pedagogical Information Specialist Lea Kuusirati: email@example.com She can guide you from there.
||On the website of the Finnish Immigration service there is information about the requirements for residence permits and citizenship in Finland. Information is available also in English:
Finnish Immigration Service
A Finnish citizen can apply for citizenship for a minor child in his/her care. A child is minor is he/she is under 18 years of age and unmarried. It is not allowed to apply for citizenship for a child who is already an adult. You can read about the criteria for obtaining citizenship on the following webpage:
Finnish citizenship/Finnish Immigration Service
You can find the requirements for residence permit on the following webpage:
|I am doing my thesis, related "entrepreneurship", and Finnish business laws. Could you please tell me which libraries in Helsinki region I should visit ?
||I would suggest for you to visit the following three libraries:
Helsinki School of Economics Library - Helecon Information Center:
The Library of Parliament:
Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences:
These libraries are open to everybody and you will get their library cards by presenting your ID.
|I'd like to ask you to find find articles and books about festival tourism in Europe
||Your question is very wide ...
Here are a few links to make the subject narrower:
Google has scholar search:
and some statistics:
Worldcat is an…
|I want to know that is there availablity of ielts practice book?
||Here is a link to a list where you can see all the IELTS materials available in HelMet libraries:
And this link leads to a list of materials available in university libraries:
Please contact your own library in order to get grasp of the materials suitable for your needs.
|I have some not needed books (all in Russian language) and I would not want to through them away since they are in good condition and might be useful for…
||Yes, it is possible to give them to the library. You can take them to the nearest library. We cannot promise that all of them will be taken, because it might be that we already have some of those books in our collection, but we will check the situation and we will take the books which we need. Thank you very much for you books!
|Would there be a document on core competencies (competency index) for library/information professionals for Finland and/or European Union) - in English if…
||We have a new Public Libraries Act in Finland. In section 17 states about competence and leadership so:
"(1) Public libraries shall have a sufficient number of qualified staff trained in library and
information services and other staff. Staff members in expert positions shall have a suitable
higher education degree, unless otherwise required by the nature of the position.
(2) The director of municipal library services shall have a suitable Master’s degree, leadership
skills and good familiarity with the duties and operations of libraries."
Every country has the law of their own. Please ask about the competencies from the library…