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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 293 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. 292 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.…
What is the Finnish word for library? 291 Finnish word for library is kirjasto. Finland´s other offical language is Swedish and Swedish word for library is bibliotek.
What is the most northern library in Finland? 291 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
Mannerheim statue in Seinäjoki 291 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'm woring on my thesis which is on the Hungarian translations of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams. I'm looking for some material on the… 290 Douglas Adams is a well known writer to us here. The Hitch-hiker's Guide is called "Linnunradan käsikirja liftareille" in finnish. The translator's name is Pekka Markkula. The names of the translations of all Adams' works can be found in the National Bibliography of Finland at http://fennica.linneanet.fi Click on the title of a book to find the name of the original work and the name of the translator. The next addresses may be of help to you in your work: http://www.locusmag.com/Links/Portal.html http://dir.lycos.com/Arts/Literature/Genres/Science_Fiction http://www.umich.edu/~umfandsf/m_links.html#fsfresearch http://sf.www.lysator.liu.se/sf_archive/sf_main.html http://contento.best.vwh.net/0start.html Good luck with your work!
A children's picture book, ca 1965, in which a tiny Scotsman meets the Loch Ness Monster, Nessie, and becomes her friend and calls her "Wee Beastie". Does it… 290 The book could be Ted Hughes' children's book "Nessie the Mannerless Monster", which was published in 1964. The picture book has lovely illustrations by Gerald Rose. You can find pictures of book cover and illustration by googling, but here you can find a couple of photos:https://www.pinterest.cl/pin/43558321373514542/https://www.faber.co.uk/9780571274499-nessie-the-mannerless-monster.html 
Do you have a recipe or instructions how to make viili starter (pohjapiimä) from ingredients available in the U.S.? 288 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
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… 288 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
Dear Sir, I am a graduated student from China,and I am majoring in Library Science.Recently,I am doing a research about Finish reading.What I want to know is… 285 The promoting of reading is an important task for both schools and libraries. Reading books in central in schools, pupils read and do projects, essays, analyses of many sorts in schools. Library is often a partner in these projects, we recommend books, booklists, provide books both to school classes and pupils and other people that come to libraries. You can find information about promoting reading at this site The Finnish Reading Center, https://lukukeskus.fi/english/ There are many projects where reading is promoted for instance, Lukuliike https://lukuliike.fi/en/, Lukuinto (motivation for reading) http://www.lukuinto.fi/, Lue lapselle (Read to your/a child) https://luelapselle.fi/.  Libraries have various methods to promote reading,…
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… 281 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…
Who was the Nobel prize of literature in 1974? 280 Hello, In the year 1974 there was two Nobel literature prize winners: Eyvind Johnson and Harry Martinson (both from Sweden)
Do you have any idea from where I could find some audiovisual material in English related to teamwork, international teamwork, improving teamwork or different… 275 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.
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… 275 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 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… 274 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…
What are some universities in Finland that offer a bachelor's or master's degree in Library and Information Science? 273 Kirjastot.fi has compiled a list of universities and vocational schools which offer education in either librarianship or information science more broadly. Unfortunately the page is only available in Finnish, but it links directly to the websites of different schools that detail what education they offer within the subjects - https://www.kirjastot.fi/kirjastoala/opiskelu/. At university level currently the most well-known places for information science are Tampere University, University of Oulu, and Åbo Akademi (which is a Swedish speaking university in Finland). Certain universities offer degrees (both bachelor's and master's) fully in English, with some giving possibilities for students to write their thesis in either English, Finnish,…
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… 272 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!
Asun ulkomailla, onko minulla mahdollista saada lainausoikeuksia? 272 Valitettavasti e-kirjastomme toimii vain Helmet kirjastokortilla. Kortin saamisen ehtona on osoite Suomessa.
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… 269 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 this website built by Semantic Computing Research Group from Aalto University?Would you like give me some more information abou this website,please. 269 This website isn't built by SeCo-group. The site Kirjasampo.fi, http://www.kirjasampo.fi has a semantic "inside", and has been built together with the group by Libraries.fi, https://www.libraries.fi/node/211157 Ask a Librarian is built entirely by Libraries.fi. It was published for the first time 1999 and has been active in different kinds of technical solutions ever since. The most recent update was in the end of the year 2017, when our site was moved to a Drupal site. Libraries.fi is responsible of the organisation of the answering, the contents of the archive, the site, it's development and techniques. The questions are answered in libraries. We have over 70 libraries answering in the Ask a Librarian -service. Ask a Librarian had a…