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What are the effects of electronic information on the reference service? 236 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(
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… 233 15.12.2006 You can see the opening hours of Helsinki City Library in the library's webpages, 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, . Maby one of these places would be suitable.
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!… 233 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:…
I need the address of friends in York England 232 14.12.2018 Your question came to Finland, . Unfortunately, we have no access to addresses in York, other than searching in the Internet. I found, it's possible to search for a person there, . To make a search, you have to buy credits. You could try using Google, surprisingly often addresses can be found that way. Facebook is a place where you can easily find old friends also from abroad. Royal mail seems not to have an address database, . You could also try contacting the City council, . Contact information here, or a local library in York, for instance Acomb…
I want to find penpals in Finland,can you help me? I am working on my genealogy. 231 27.1.2003 There are several services that offer penpals in Finland. You could try for instance You can find more useful links by Google 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
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… 231 10.12.2003 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 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: Good luck with your work!
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… 230 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 would like to know about essentials for successful business communications in Finland. What kinds of things do you have on that? 229 20.10.2003 You can do a search for example in the National Bibliography of Finland . First click Search. "Business communications" means "liikekirjeenvaihto" in finnish, so write that in the Search for -box. Choose Subject(browse)-search and click Search. You'll get 65 titles in the headings list. Click the number 65. Now you'll get the list of the titles in front of you. Most of them are in finnish. If you want only those in english, click Post limit on top of the list. Now you can choose the language: english. Remember to click Set limits. Now you'll get 14 titles in front of you, all of them are in english. You can also try "liike-elämä and viestintä". So write liike-elämä - viestintä in the Search for -box…
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? 228 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, , e-mail: , tel. (08) 2113411, fax. (08) 2113403.
Could you let me know how the world is moving and countermove about environmental pollution of earth? 226 28.10.2009 The following links contains a comprehensive list of environmental organizations and thus their points of view and main concerns:
I want to know about the inter-library loan for Russia. 225 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 Helsinki City Library / Interlibrary loans Box 4100 00099 THE CITY OF HELSINKI Phone +358 9 310 85433 Fax +358 9 310 85434
Who was the Nobel prize of literature in 1974? 223 29.11.2004 Hello, In the year 1974 there was two Nobel literature prize winners: Eyvind Johnson and Harry Martinson (both from Sweden)
Asun ulkomailla, onko minulla mahdollista saada lainausoikeuksia? 220 23.10.2018 Valitettavasti e-kirjastomme toimii vain Helmet kirjastokortilla. Kortin saamisen ehtona on osoite Suomessa.
Searching sources for my thesis I´m getting courious to know wich are the reasons (social and historical)why you have in Finland such a high level of… 218 5.11.2003 There's a good starting point for your thesis on the site of the Ministry of Education: There are also two shorter articles on the Internet that I believe you should check out. One is under the address and written by Ilkka Mäkinen. The article will provide you with a historical perspective. The other one is under and concerns the situation today. There are also books on the subject, for instance: Finnish public libraries in the 20th century. You can find more books on our database
Do you have fax machines available at Tampere City Library? 217 23.3.2005 I'm sorry to inform You that we don't have fax machine for public use. Would You like to use Our Internet services instead? Is it possible that You send Your papers in an attachment file by email. We have scanners, Internets and personal assistance in our Netsquares in Sampola and in Hervanta. More information on page and
Could you recommend a book about dogs? 217 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 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:… lists might be useful especially if you're looking for…
I am seeking information about the etymology of finnish words. I expect that the infomation available will be in finnish. Do you know of any material that is… 212 7.9.2005 Professor Ulla-Maija Kulonen has written some information about the etymology of finnish words. Her material is available on-line. Verbs saapua and saavuttaa are derived from the verb saada. They are native words. Saapas is a loan word from Russian. ---- Many libraries have etymological dictionary: Suomen sanojen alkuperä : etymologinen sanakirja. 1 - 3. -Helsinki : Kotimaisten kielten tutkimuskeskus, 1992 - 2000.
I am looking for plans and instructions for building a kayak named Kiva 2 (K2) that were published in a magazine titled Joka Poika. Any help would be… 211 17.9.2003 Unfortunately we did not find the plans and instructions for building the Kiva 2 (K2)-kayak. The magazine Joka Poika is not listed in our databases, so we could not find it either. But when we searched the internet for information about this subject, we found the following two links, which might be useful to you. We hope that they help you to find what you're looking for:
Im looking for a book by Abraham H. Maslow called Maslow on Management, Im new to this system and need help. 209 29.9.2009 You´ll find Maslow´s book in our HelMet-library here You can make a reservation via button Request, but you need a HelMet library card and a PIN code, wich you get at any HelMet library (a valid ID card with a photograph needed). HelMet Web Library website
Not really a question. I am not a professional story reader but I would like to read stories in English for kids and want to organize this in the library. 209 18.8.2016 If you are willing to volunteer as a reader to the kids, you have to contact directly the head of the library you are thinking of. You can find the contact information of all HelMet area libraries from here: Even if you plan not to organize this WITH a library but just IN a library, you have to contact the head of the library. Heikki Poroila