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I'd like to know the meaning and history of the name Ivalo, which I was called in Greenland. 215 15.3.2007 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, sirkka.rautoja@kotus.fi or Library, kirjasto@kotus.fi. You can also contact directly a specialist in Sami names and place-names, email kaarina.vuolab-lohi@kotus.fi.
I've just got a library card from the Kannelmaki public library in the Helmet network. I don't quite understand how the interlibrary loan fees work. For… 214 25.10.2017 You can order an item as an interlibrary loan from elsewhere in Finland or abroad, if the item is not available in the collections of any HelMet library. The service is subject to a charge. If You reserve material for exampel from Pasila to Kannelmäki it is not interlibrary loan. Reservation from other Helmet Libary is free of charge. http://www.helmet.fi/Preview/en-US/Info/Using_the_library/HelMet_librar… http://www.helmet.fi/Preview/en-US/Libraries_and_services/Interlibrary_…
Could you let me know how the world is moving and countermove about environmental pollution of earth? 209 28.10.2009 The following links contains a comprehensive list of environmental organizations and thus their points of view and main concerns: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_environmental_organizations
I have German and English language books I would let go for space reasons, could I bring them to a library (preferably Kallio or center) so someone can have a… 208 26.3.2018 Many libraries in Helmet area have a book exchange service. You can take your books for example to Kallio, Pasila, Vallila, Rikhardinkatu or Library 10. However, the libraries prefer to take in only a few books at the same time, so if you plan to bring lots of them, please contact the staff in advance. Hopefully your books will find a new home!   http://www.helmet.fi/en-US/Libraries_and_services
Dear librarian, I would like to find the book I once have seen in some collection but never have find in any bookstore or e-directory. That is an album of… 205 25.1.2001 May be you have this book in mind: Leikola, Anto: Taiteilijaveljekset von Wright - Suomen kauneimmat lintumaalaukset. Otava, Helsinki 1986. ISBN 9511092316. It is available in most Finnish libraries. The fith edition (year 2000) is on sale in bookstores. Here are some adresses to bookstores which you can contact by Internet: http://kauppa.akateeminen.com/ http://www.suomalainen.com http://www.meteori.com/ http://www.bol.fi/ Or may be you mean this book: Linnut / veljekset von Wright. Tammi, Helsinki, 1993. ISBN 951-31-0157-6. It is much larger book, 534 pages, with drawings of brothers von Wright. It is available in Helsinki City Library, but only as a reference book in Main Library.
I am a bachelor of librarianship and information programme in Vilnius University Communication faculty (Lithuania, Europe). At the moment I am writing the… 204 17.3.2003 While Helsinki City Library provides a fundamental civic service available to everyone Helsinki School of Economics http://helecon.hkkk.fi/kirjasto/?lang=eng is the National Resource Library of Economics and Business in Finland. Maybe you could contact there: E-mail: library@hkkk.fi Helsinki City Library’s collections includes of course business material. Our collections can be found on page http://www.helmet.fi/screens/opacmenu.html . Use Keyword Search “business” for english material. You can see Helsinki City Library’s digital material and databases on page http://www.lib.hel.fi/english/library_info/library_materials_and_dbas/d… . Mainly for business information there is database called Helecon MIX, which is procuded by Helsinki…
I need information about Reading Research in Finland. 204 7.7.2005 It has been quite hard to define what kind of material You actually need. Reading research is a vast area and the links provided here may or may not be useful. First, the links to the Internet where You should have a free access from any Internet account: "The finnish success in PISA and some reasons behind it PISA 2000" Authors and Institute for Educational Research, University of Jyväskylä http://www.jyu.fi/ktl/pisa/publication1.pdf "Literacy Skills for the World of Tomorrow: Further Results from PISA 2000 - Publications 2000" http://www.pisa.oecd.org/document/21/0,2340,en_32252351_32236159_336886… "Summary of “Finland Reads” studies from 1989, 1995, and 2003" Drafted by Yrjö Repo from the reports of Taloustutkimus Oy http://www.skyry.…
Is there any specially published reading materials for the elderly readers? such as books/magazines with larger letters or font so that they can read easily. 203 4.7.2016 There are some large print editions of books. You can check their availability in Helmet by using search words such as "large print" or isotekst*. Here are the search results: http://haku.helmet.fi/iii/encore/search/C__S%28isotekst*%29%20f%3A1__Or… http://haku.helmet.fi/iii/encore/search/C__S%28%22large%20print%22%29__… There only seems to be one magazine in large print in Helmet libraries: http://haku.helmet.fi/iii/encore/search/C__S%28isotekst*%29%20c%3A1__Or… If you are also looking for materials the contents of which are aimed at elderly readers, there are books like that too. One typical example this kind of books are the handbooks of using computers and the internet, written especially for senior citizens, e.g. the following: http://…
Could you help me please! i'm looking for old photo's of finnish proffesions. Old pictures about men working on a railroad or making a tunnel..or something… 200 24.3.2004 I am sorry, we don't have photos in our collections. I'd ask You to contact to National Board of Antiques,please. kuva.arkisto@nba.fi http://www.museovirasto.fi/en/archives_prints_photographs
I am a exchange student from Spain. I am studying Business Administration in Hanken, and I would like to know if there are some libraries which are open during… 199 15.12.2006 You can see the opening hours of Helsinki City Library in the library's webpages, http://www.lib.hel.fi/en-GB/kirjastot/. You can study on fridays in Library 10 until 6 pm. Also the meetingplace at Lasipalatsi is open until 6 pm. You can also see the addresses of these places in the webpages. The National Library is open on fridays until 8 pm. It is also situated in the center of the city, Unioninkatu 36, http://www.lib.helsinki.fi/ . Maby one of these places would be suitable.
I want to know about the inter-library loan for Russia. 197 22.11.2004 Helsinki City Library Interlending Department delivers loans to libraries abroad. In order to send material we need an interlibrary request from your local library. Please visit your nearest library and ask about the possibility to make the request. The payment depends on the type of the material. Our email-adress is ill@hel.fi Helsinki City Library / Interlibrary loans Box 4100 00099 THE CITY OF HELSINKI Phone +358 9 310 85433 Fax +358 9 310 85434
Could you recommend a book about dogs? 196 5.9.2007 There are lots of books about dogs and pets in general, especially in English language, so it may be a bit difficult to recommend one book without knowing more details about needs and interests. Are you considering your first dog and needing some basic information about dog breeds and dog care? Most bigger libraries in Finland should also have some English-language books about dogs. Online bookshop http://www.amazon.com/ has many lots of book reviews written by customers and also lists by customers where they recommend the books they have found to be most useful. One such list is available online here: http://www.amazon.com/gp/richpub/syltguides/fullview/2TV1CE7DAW3GO/ref=… Amazon.com lists might be useful especially if you're looking for…
I would like to know if there is help with translation from English to Finnish language service? Is it free? How much does it cost? Thanks 194 16.2.2018 Unfortunately Helmet Libraries does not have a translation service. Helmet Libraries offers only Finnish language cafés and discussion groups. Participation is free of charge.https://www.helmet.fi/en-US/Libraries_and_services/Multilingual_Library…
I live in Singapore and would like to become a member of Finnish libraries. I am only interested in digital content and I find your web page design is superb!… 193 23.11.2017 I am sorry, but to be able to receive a library card in Finnish libraries you need an address in Finland. You can see for example the user regulations of Helmet-libraries here: http://www.helmet.fi/en-US/Info/Using_the_library/HelMet_library_user_r…
I want to find penpals in Finland,can you help me? I am working on my genealogy. 192 27.1.2003 There are several services that offer penpals in Finland. You could try for instance http://www.penpals.com/ http://www.euro26.org/ http://www.iys.fi/ind2.htm You can find more useful links by Google http://www.google.com/ by entering search term "penpals". If you want to reach specially people who are interested in Finnish genealogy you could try the mailing lists of the Genealogical Society of Finland http://www.genealogia.fi/postlist/indexe.htm
Now I work on monograph, its CDRS (Collaborative Digital Reference Service), could you let me know where can I find some information of dissertation about my… 188 28.10.2009 Library of Congress is no doubt the best source of information concerning your iquiry. http://www.loc.gov/rr/askalib/ http://www.loc.gov/index.html http://www.loc.gov/rr/digiref/
I am looking for a copy of A book by Risto Vilmusenaho. The name of the book is Siikajokilaakson historia. Can you help Me find A source where I can buy A copy? 187 7.11.2000 You can buy the book by Risto Vilhusenaho Siikajokilaakson historia 2 in the Local Government Office of the municipality of Siikajoki. The price is 216 mk. I'd advise You to contact directly the office, http://www.siikajoki.fi/ , e-mail: kunnanvirasto@siikajoki.fi , tel. (08) 2113411, fax. (08) 2113403.
I need a book about (Type 1 diabetes) for children in English that I can read it to my diabetic child. I wanted it with colourful pictures and in a simple way… 187 30.11.2016 Unfortunately there isn't children's books about diabetes in english in Helmet libraries (Helsinki Metropolitan Area Libraries): children's books about the subject are available only in finnish and swedish. The search on the database of The Finnish Institute for Children’s Literature didn't bring results either. There seem to be a few books you are looking for in international online stores. There is also three free self made books about diabetes under the following site: http://grandmasandy.org/books-info.html
I was trying to reserve a CD from a band named Unit 4 +2, and there didn't seem to be a way to do it. There doesn't appear to be a "Request It" button at this… 187 27.2.2018 Right now the only copy of the CD has been taken aside for some repair operation (I cannot see the reason). Unfortunately you just have to wait and hope that eveything goes well and the CD is soon again in circulation. If that happens, you see the possibility to reserve it as well. Heikki Poroila
I am a TaiK student. Please, I need to fin a book. I have looked a lot in library engines in Helsinki, and I can not seem to find it. I need help to find it… 187 5.4.2005 It seems that the book you need isn't to be found in Helsinki. You may have to make an interlibrary loan to get the book or one of the articles from the book. You may want to check the fees on the page http://www.lib.hel.fi/page.asp?_item_id=2227, or ask the personel on the interlibrary loan office before you fill in the interlibrary loans form at http://www.lib.hel.fi/forms/kaukopalvelupyynto.asp?_lang_id=EN. Copies of articles may turn out to be costly. The Social Indicators Research Series has in dept articles on subjects that are taken up in a journal called Social Indicators Research. The Library of Statistics has the journal. Their address can be found on http://www.stat.fi/index_en.html