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I come from Taipei, Taiwan. I am a student learning about department of library and information science and study on the Fu Jen Catholic University. For… 222 31.3.2004 The Culture and Media Division of the Ministry of Education in Finland maintains the data in the Finnish Public Libraries Statistics Database. The address is http://tilastot.kirjastot.fi/Default.aspx?langId=en Additional library statistics are to be found on the Statistics Finland webbsite under the address http://www.tilastokeskus.fi/index_en.html First click on Finland in figures and then on Culture and the media, and finally on Public libraries. Good luck with your work!
I'm looking for complete results (more than possible) of these old ski races. Could you help me, please? -12/03/1967 15 km Gamlakarleby Kokkola FIN -13/03/1967… 221 19.4.2018 I asked the results from the Sports Museum of Finland (Suomen urheilumuseo: https://www.urheilumuseo.fi/Kieliversiot/The-Sports-Museum-of-Finland ). They have the archive of Suomen hiihtoliitto: http://www.hiihtoliitto.fi/en/.  Unfortunately they don't have the results of the year 1967. Here are their contact information if you want to ask more:  urheilumuseo(at)urheilumuseo.fi      
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… 220 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
What are the effects of electronic information on the reference service? 219 13.2.2009 In our library, electronic information sources (databases) give more relevant results. Databases also help us to sort results efficiently. I'm sorry but we don't have ability to answer better to your question. If you want to have more information about this topic, The university of Tampere has faculty of information sciences(www.uta.fi).
I need information about Reading Research in Finland. 219 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.…
Could you let me know how the world is moving and countermove about environmental pollution of earth? 214 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 am a bachelor of librarianship and information programme in Vilnius University Communication faculty (Lithuania, Europe). At the moment I am writing the… 207 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 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… 206 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.
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. 206 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://…
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 206 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…
Where I found informations about school libraries of Finland? 205 16.1.2019 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…
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… 205 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 want to find penpals in Finland,can you help me? I am working on my genealogy. 202 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
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… 199 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
Could you recommend a book about dogs? 198 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 want to know about the inter-library loan for Russia. 198 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
Dear Professionals, Am from India, I did my Masters in Management and Library Science. I have 10 years of experience in Business school libraries as a… 198 3.8.2016 Right know employment situation in Finland is not very good. There are many librarians and information specialists who are unemployed. That is why it is not so easy to find a job here. But always You can try. I give you links with contact information to some business school libraries. Business school libraries in Helsinki: • Aalto university is the biggest one, but they can’t employ new people this year http://lib.aalto.fi/en/ • Haaga Helia university of applied sciences : http://www.haaga-helia.fi/en/library/about-library/contact-information-… • Hanken school of economics library : https://www.hanken.fi/en/about-hanken/organisation/library/welcome-hank… The Finnish National Board of Education is responsible for recognition and…
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!… 195 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 would like to get info on the karaoke booth at Tikkurilan. I would like to know what it looks like - if you can be seen from other patrons when you sing, and… 191 19.8.2016 Karaoke is sung in a soundproof room, that was originaly used as a listening room. Other customers can't see inside. The room fits about 20 customers and you can come to sing alone or with your friends. We have organised a karaoke clubs for younger patrons with library staff supervising. So far it seems that karaoke service is very popular, with many new patrons coming to the music department. Unfortunately I don't have exact statistic at the moment. We'll be making those available later. At the moment it is not possible to record your singing. It has been however requested by several customers and recording possibility will be available later. The cost of the service depends on the selection of songs. Currently we have a selection of…
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? 190 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.