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I would like to know about essentials for successful business communications in Finland. What kinds of things do you have on that? 170 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…
Asun ulkomailla, onko minulla mahdollista saada lainausoikeuksia? 169 23.10.2018 Valitettavasti e-kirjastomme toimii vain Helmet kirjastokortilla. Kortin saamisen ehtona on osoite Suomessa.
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. 168 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
Which library in Helsinki has the most english books to choose from? 167 8.2.2006 Welcome to Rikhardinkatu library if you want to choose your book from a library with many books in English. According to a annual survey for the public libraries in Helsinki in 2005 the main library, Pasila, had 22.426 books in English. The main library is however closed for renovation. Rikhardinkatu library came second in the survey with 18.631 books in English. Here is a direct link to our homepage
I would like to know where to go to look up a surname for geneology research. The name is Juola. 166 19.2.2005 Find out about a name by looking it up in books or atlases on surnames. The name Juola points either to Ostrobothnia or to the far east, to Ruokolahti. Juolan talo, the Juola house, was known in the 16th century in Kalajoki. The name seems to have been Juvala or Juvola at first, which means that the patron of the house was called Johannes(=Juva). To find out more about a name you should go to the Genealogical Society of Finland's website. The adress is Find the articles under the heading Personal Names. Then give the HisKi -church records database a try. Here's a way to go: 1)click on search program 2)choose All 3)choose Christened 4)write the name where the Father's last name is asked for 5)click on Submit You can also…
Would you have Steve Blank's book: The Startup Owner's Manual: The Step-By-Step Guide for Building a Great Company available at the library? Thank you in… 166 29.11.2016 Unfortunately, The startup owner's manual is available only as an interlibrary loan - we don't have a copy of our own. As interlibrary loans can sometimes turn out costly, you may be interested to know that the book is directly available at the TAMK library (Tampereen ammattikorkeakoulu) in Kuntokatu 3.……
I'm not sure is this the right place to ask , but do you happen to know if and where it is possible to buy "pikku prinssi" in German? 166 4.12.2006 If the book you're asking for isn't found in the stores, ask the staff if it can be ordered for you. I checked websites of the two big bookstore chains, Suomalainen kirjakauppa and Akateeminen kirjakauppa, and according to their internet stores there are available prints of "Der kleine Prinz". Akateeminen promises to have it in 1-2 days, via Suomalainen kirjakauppa it takes 2 weeks. Contact the stores for more info.
I am looking for one book and I have tried to search on-line for it but with no success. Could you please help me to find out if the book could be found at all… 165 5.12.2005 Your book can obviously not be found in Finland, but you may want to consider making an interlibrary loan. The interlibrary loans are not free of charge, as you can read on the page Please contact any of the public libraries in Helsinki for making the interlibrary loan.
I am looking for information: did Elmer W. Kallio served with the Americans who went to Finland to fight the Russians. These men from Chicago,IL.are arrived… 165 13.1.2009 Unfortunately we don’t have specific information about Winter war’s volunteer troops, for example name lists of soldiers. But we recommend to contact Finnish National Archives ( The straight e-mail address is kansallisarkisto.sornainen [at] (Former Military Archives). In these archives they have quite a detailed lists and statistics about Finnish war history and troops. We believe that they can help and give more advice in this matter.
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… 164 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.
Has the book "Malowany ptak" by the Polish author Jerzy Kosinski been published in Finland? 164 7.5.2003 The book "Malowany ptak " by Jerzy Kosinski has been published in Finland by the name "Kirjava lintu" in 1967. This edition has been translated from the English version "The painted bird" by Asko Salokorpi.
When did the civil wars stop in us ..? 164 26.10.2009 The US Civil war ended in 1865.
Is there any library where I can rent ice skates? 163 11.2.2019 You can borrow skates in some libraries in Helsinki and Espoo. You find those libraries if you make in Helmet a search by the word luistimet and the refine the search result by format object. In Helsinki there are skates in Pukinmäki, Herttoniemi, Jakomäki, Tapulikaupunki and Vuosaari Libraries. It is not possible to reserve the skates, so You can check the availability in Helmet.
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… 163 28.2.2002 I hope these websites will help you find the book you are looking for.
Why does the reservation for computerstations not being followed? I always have reservations in one of the computers but everytime that I go someone is using… 161 6.4.2004 If You have reserved a computer and someone is using it, You can go to him/her and say that You have reserved the computer and now is Your turn to use it. It often happens that the person who had reserved the previous time uses the computer until the next person comes. If You still have problems to access the computer You have reserved please approach the library staff.
I'm a Finnish student from Spain and I found the English edition of Fred Karlsson's Finnish grammar. I know that a Spanish version was published but I can't… 161 24.10.2018 The Spanish version of Fred Karlsson's Finnish grammar is Gramática básica del finés (Suomen peruskielioppi, traducción y adaptación: Ursula Ojanen et al., Universidad Autónoma de Madrid : Siglo XXI, distr., 1991, ISBN 84-7477-306-7). The book is available in some university libraries (Helsinki, Turku, Oulu and Jyvaskylä) and as well in some public libraries. You can check the availability of the item for example in Finna or in Frank Metasearch Fennica  
Haluaisin tietää, mitä strategisia kumppaneita yleisellä kirjastolla voi olla. 161 9.3.2005 Kumppanuus tarkoittaa Ståhlen ja Laennon (2000) mukaan sekä yrityksen ulkoisia yhteistyösuhteita että sen sisäistä toimintakulttuuria, joissa toimijoina ovat ihmiset, ja joiden varaan myös kumppanuus rakentuu. Kumppanuus ei ole myötäsyntyistä, ja siksi sitä pitää rakentaa kuten johtajuuttakin, johon kumppanuuden taito sisältyy. Strategia –sana itsessään viittaa sodankäyntiin, josta se on lainattu liikemaailmaan ja sitä kautta se on rantautunut myös kirjastomaailmaan. Käsitteenä strategia voidaan ymmärtää läheisenä toimintatapana Strateginen kumppanuus yhdistää tietoresursseja siten, että kumppanit saavuttavat merkittävää strategista etua itselleen. Strategisessa kumppanuudessa molemmilla osapuolilla onkin tasavertaiset roolit, jotka…
Looking for a friend of mine 159 21.11.2018 Väestorekisterikeskus (Population Registry Centre) can possibly help you in locating your friend. The contact information can be found here Contact information,
Does it cost to print in the library? If I need to print many pages should i bring my own printing paper? 157 20.4.2018 If you're visiting Turku city libraries on normal opening hours then you don't need to bring any printing paper with you. It then costs 20 cents per page to print (i.e. 40 cents per double-sided printing). The price is the same whether you print in color or in black and white. If, on the other hand, you are visiting one of the branch libraries during its open hours when there's no staff present, then you actually do need to bring your paper with you. At this situation there's no additional fee for printing of course.
Why do you have books that are fom uncompleted series? I mean you have Jane Casey's The reckoning The last gril The kill and After the fire, but not The… 157 6.9.2018 I cannot answer for Jane Casey case especially, but in general there are at least three reasons, why a library collection does not necessary have all the books from a series. 1. The series has been complete, but during the years copies have been lost or stolen and new copies have not been purchased. 2. If the missing ones are the newest in the series, they are probably not yet in the collection but will be there later. The customer may always ask for the situation. 3. In some cases the staff does not know, if a book is part of a series or some parts of the series are already out of print, when the library would like to buy them. The customers of HelMet libraries can always make an acquisition request. The library is just happy if the…