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For a book about the great pianist Sviatoslav Richter, I'm looking for the exact name (in finnish language) of the Theatres or Concert Halls where he played in… 266 26.9.2005 Sviatoslav Richter's concerts in Finland have been arranged by Fazer Artists' Management Inc. Please contact them by e-mail, they have the information you need in their archives. The address is info@fazerartists.fi
What is the most northern library in Finland? 266 3.3.2009 The most northern library in Finland is Ohcejoga/Utsjoki library. Utsjoki municipality is a Sami municipality and they speak Finnish and Northern Sami language there, English also. They have a common mobile library with Norwegian municipalities. See: http://www.utsjoki.fi
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 263 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 need information about Reading Research in Finland. 262 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.…
I am comparing folklore customs for the time when a child has pulled a primary or "baby" tooth. I would like to know if the Sami have a tradition for such a… 255 31.7.2006 I have found a few short mentions about the sami beliefs or stories about the loss of the first tooth as a child. Schefferus, also in English: The history of Lapland (orig. 1674), chapter 26: Of their childbearing. He refers to Samuel Rheen and in the book: En kortt relation om lapparnes lefwarne och sedher,... (Uppsala 1897) Rheen writes about that belief at least on page 9 in chapter: Om barnssens Vpfostrande och vptuchtellsse and on page 14 in the chapter: Huru the inbördes ärfwa hwar... The child gets a reindeer of his own from the person who first sees the first tooth. T.I Itkonen writes about the thing in Suomen lappalaiset part 2, p. 394. He tells the same story about the gift to the child: The father of the child gives the child a…
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… 254 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…
Do you have any idea from where I could find some audiovisual material in English related to teamwork, international teamwork, improving teamwork or different… 252 6.9.2006 We have checked all the Finnish universal and regional library databases, but unfortunately we have not been able to locate any audiovisual material related to teamwork. It is possible to request material from libraries outside Finland. Ask your home library for help.
Do you have a recipe or instructions how to make viili starter (pohjapiimä) from ingredients available in the U.S.? 249 13.2.2002 In Finland there are two kinds of viilis:the short and the long one, which is more "stretching". For the short viili You can make the starter. Look at: http://www.home-media.com/camdenews/recipe.htm and http://www.futurefoods.com/ --->information sheet --->Ferments. But for the long viili it is more difficult. You could ask for more information from Valio. The Internet adress is: http://www.valio.fi/index.shtml
Mannerheim statue in Seinäjoki 248 5.3.2018 There is a small publication about the parks in Seinäjoki "Seinäjoen puistot ja viheralueet" published by the city of Seinäjoki in 2015. There is a short text concerning the Mannerheim Park and statue. You can find this publication on the website of the city of Seinäjoki: https://www.seinajoki.fi/material/attachments/seinajokifi/asuminenjaymparisto/puistotjametsat/BcqFeoDsJ/sjk_puistoesite_2015_web.pdf There are also too older booklets that might be useful for your project. Unfortunately they are not in digital form. Ahti Mäntylä: Seinäjoella sijaitsevien sotiimme liittyvien sotamuistomerkkien kertomaa, 2000 (What the war memorials in Seinäjoki tell us) Hilkka-Maija Keskinen: Seinäjoen patsaita, 1992. (Statues of Seinäjoki) 
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… 243 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!
Päivää ! So I am a student in finnish language in Paris. Unfortunately there is no book about finnish grammary. Even if you get it in english I would it. Then… 242 23.3.2007 The Finnish grammar is available in the internet. On the following sites you’ll find it both in English and in French: http://www.uta.fi/~km56049/finnish/ http://www.cc.jyu.fi/~pamakine/kieli/suomi/ http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Finnois The following titles offer you the Finnish grammar in book form, one of them in French. - Fred Karlsson: Finnish- an essential grammar, Routledge 1999, ISBN 0415207045 - Merja Karjalainen and Helena Sulkala: Finnish, Routledge 1992, ISBN 0415026431 - Limnell, Eija: Finnois express (Finlande) : guide de conversation, les premiers mots utiles, notions de grammaire, culture et civilisation, renseignements pratiques, Editions du Dauphin 2006 ISBN 2-7163-1323-7
I borrowed two books but I had to travel outside Finland and I don't have the card with me to renovate them. Now the system generated a fine and I would like… 242 17.10.2018 You must first renew or return the loans. Only then will you be able to pay the accrued fines. You can also renew your loans by telephone. Instead of a card number, you can use your social security number. If the books are reserved, they can not be renewed.
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. 241 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 need to borrow a handheld power drill in Helsinki. (Not an impact drill or hammer drill, just a normal drill.) I see these are available at Iso Omena library… 241 27.10.2020 Sorry, it seems there are no such drills available in Helsinki. The one in Kallio Library is in repair. Here is a link to Helmet results: https://urly.fi/1NzW
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… 240 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
Good morning from Barcelona, I would like to know ho many bookmobiles are in Finland and, if it is possible, could you tell me where can I find more… 239 23.3.2018 In 2016 there were 137 book mobiles in Finland, 6 675 088 items were borrowed from the book mobiles, and there were 10 414 book mobile stops in the country, http://tilastot.kirjastot.fi/index.php?orgs=1&years=2016&stats=100 . More library statistics can be found in the Finnish Public Libraries Statistics, http://tilastot.kirjastot.fi/index.php?lang=en . There is a mobile library site, but helas, it's only in Finnish, https://www.kirjastot.fi/kirjastoautot. There is a contact person, however, you could write to, Heli Itkonen-Vesa (heli.itkonen-vesa@jns.fi) and ask for more detailed information. There is a nice video about mobile library activity and cooperation in northern Finland, Lappland, http://now.libraries.fi/mobile.html in…
Are there Quaker meetings in Helsinki and/or Roman Catholic masses? If so, when and where are they? 238 2.8.2001 About Roman Catholics in Helsinki you will find information on http://www.katt.fi/, especially "Tapahtumia" and "Basic information in English". About Quakers http://www.netlife.fi/users/antti.pelkola/kveekarit
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… 238 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 bachelor of librarianship and information programme in Vilnius University Communication faculty (Lithuania, Europe). At the moment I am writing the… 237 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…
Can you help me find an antiquarian bookstore in Finland which specializes in astronomy? I am looking for a copy of the 1952 book AVARUUDEN VALLOITUS, by Willy… 236 28.2.2002 I hope these websites will help you find the book you are looking for. http://www.antikvariat.net/ http://www.ursa.fi/english.html