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Does it cost to print in the library? If I need to print many pages should i bring my own printing paper? 155 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.
I am currently traveling outside of Finland for a longer time and would like to borrow an electronic book in Swedish, but I forgot my library card at home in… 155 25.10.2018 Ask the Librarian is not a library, it's a national reference service. You have to contact one of the HelMet libraries to proceed with your wish. Contact information can be found here. Heikki Poroila
I`m sudent of the Moscow State University of Culture and Arts at faculty of information resources. I write degree work on a theme " Digital services in… 152 25.4.2006 There are very few publications concerning Digital Services of Finnish Libraries 2004-2006, but i hope the next articles will help you to find some information about digital services: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. (articles: Hormia-Poutanen, Kristiina: Digital library users and usage patterns in Finland. Kortelainen, Terttu: Informetic viewpoint to national digital library material.
Are there Quaker meetings in Helsinki and/or Roman Catholic masses? If so, when and where are they? 151 2.8.2001 About Roman Catholics in Helsinki you will find information on, especially "Tapahtumia" and "Basic information in English". About Quakers
I am a Spanish student, and i need a book for research. The problem is that i don´t know where to look it up, and wether if i can find it in any of the… 151 22.3.2005 Unfortunately, it seems that we don't have that book in any of the libraries in Finland.
I am looking for borrowable books in English about Word for Windows 3.1. 150 18.10.2000 I assume you want to use Word for Windows word processor software with Windows 3.1 operating system and that you are using the version 6 or earlier of Word for Windows, so the proper guidebooks should cover these earlier versions of Word for Windows: Word for Windows 1.x, Word for Windows 2.x and Word 6 for windows. Notice that there isn't any version 3.1 of Word for Windows, whereas windows 3.1 was a major operating system still used by many people including you. These books are still available in public libraries of the capitol region and match your requirements: PERSON, RON: USING WORD FOR WINDOWS 2 Lichty, Tom: Desktop publishing with Word for Windows for version 2 Tyson, Herbert: Microsoft Word for Windows revealed BEASON, PAMELA:…
I would like to know where I could gather some phone numbers or addresses in Helsinki. I have one address, how can I get to know the phone number? 149 16.8.2001 The best way of finding out about your friend's whereabouts is to call Elisa Communications' national telephone number / address enquiry service. The number is 118. You do not need any arial code number, just dial 118.
Can you help me to begin learning finnish languge and finnish grammar? I am bulgarian and I can use russian and english like help languges. 147 22.2.2001 Jyväskylä library has the following books that might be of use to you: 1) First Finnish (by Leena Horton), includes a text book and an exercise book) 2) Finski jazyk dlja natsinajustsih: kurs intensivnogo samoobutsenija (by Pavel Razinov) 3) Survival course in Finnish for foreigners (by Eeva Piirainen) 4) Finnish for foreigners (by Maija-Mielikki Aaltio) In addition to books, in Jyväskylä there are excellent language courses. You can get more information by telephoning to the following number: 626 597 (Jyväskylä folk institute) If you live somewhere else in Finland, try contacting the local folk institute (that's kansalaisopisto in Finnish).
Do libraries in Finland have an obituary index that I might request an obituary from the late 1800's to middle 1900's? I do not have a death date, just a name… 146 16.11.2001 To my knowledge the libraries in Finland do not have obituary indexes. You may be able to get a photocopy of a obituary if it has been printed in a newspaper. Most libraries have their local newspapers on microfilm. I suggest you contact your library and ask them to help you through the interlibrary lending system. At first you really should try to find out the death date. It is essential if you want to find the obituary. Most libraries have access to parish records on microfilm. On the net you can find and search information about Finnish parishes: .
I am seeking a book written by Arvi Makkonen in 1963 titled "Moottorisahaopas". If you have this book, I would like to learn how I could borrow this book… 144 6.11.2000 "Moottorisahaopas" by Arvi Makkonen is available in the stacks of Helsinki main library.You can come to the main library or ask in the nearest library. You need a library card or if you don't have one, please take an identity card with you.
Is this website built by Semantic Computing Research Group from Aalto University?Would you like give me some more information abou this website,please. 143 22.10.2018 This website isn't built by SeCo-group. The site, has a semantic "inside", and has been built together with the group by, Ask a Librarian is built entirely by 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. 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…
I am searching for an painter: H. Daalgard. He has painted among other thinds an oil painting with storymy sea and ships. Can I find any biographical… 142 13.4.2005 The painter H.Daalgard is unfortunately unknown to us. Wenzel Hagelstam, one of our specialists on antique did not recognize the name either. He advised you to direct the question to the Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers in Denmark.
I am a French librarian. I would like to know the percentage of Finnish people visiting libraries. Thank you. 141 22.10.2003 Hi! In 2002 there were 12.76 libary visits/inhabitants and 47.02 % of inhabitants were borrowers. You'll find the statistics of Finnish libraries in this address: (>english)
How many of cities and libraries in Finland ? 140 15.10.2005 Please note public library statistics on the following link Statistics concerning research libraries will be found at the following link.… Early this year 2005 there was 114 cities and 432 municipalities in Finland.
What do you reckon the classification systems will be like in 100 years? 139 14.2.2018 Are you asking about the classification systems in the libraries? If not, your answer is not possible to answer in any way. Even if we talk just about library classification systems, 100 years ahead is too much to predict anything. But if there are still organized collections of documents in 2118, some kind of classification is most likely still needed. Even if the libraries and the data bases are not anymore conducted by humans but by machines, there must be ways to analyze the documents according to their contents. The complexity of the data in 2118 probably means, that today's classification systems are not enough, much broader and more complex systems will be needed. To take just one example, music, which is my area of expertise, one…
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… 139 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!
Are the birth and death dates of the writer Kaarle August Hilden availible in some reference work? He was the author of: Palestiinassa; Matkamuistelmia. 139 31.12.2005 There is a book in Helsinki University Library: Nurmi, Jari: Karl August Hilden 1853-1924: helsinkiläinen vaikuttajapappi. 1979. This Karl Hilden was a priest and I believe and hope that he was the person you are searching.
I am trying to find if any Finnish libraries have the English magazine "The Diplomat 138 6.8.2018 Unfortunately I couldn't find The Diplomat magazine in any of the biggest libraries in Finland.  The Diplomat isn't available in helmet-, vaski-, porsse, nor helka-libraries. I also checked Frank-multisearch, and I didn't get any hits.  You can make a acquisition request here:  
I want to know the meaning and history of the Croatian girl name Vjosa 137 26.5.2004 I was consulting a native speaker and a person who is writing a dissertation on Christian names in Croatia and Bulgaria. They both said they never heard the name Vjosa and that it is not a traditional Slavic name. The one who is writing her dissertation was checking in her Christian name books (in Croatian, Slovenian, Bulgarian, Swedish, German and Finnish) and she didn´t find that name in any of those books. In southern Albania there is a river by the name Vjosa. Names of places/rivers have been quite often used as female (usually) Christian names as well. Vjosa is probably used as female name among native Albanians. It is of course possible (if not very common) that an Albanian name has been given to a Croatian girl.
What do I need to do to be becoming the librarian in Finland. and Could you give me some information about textbook of course for librarians? kiitos 137 14.12.2006 To become a librarian in Finland one has to have a master´s degree which includes at least 35 study units in information and library science. Normally it takes from four to six years to complete the master’s degree. There are only three universities in Finland, which provide courses in information and library science, namely, Tampere, Oulu, Åbo Akademi in Turku. As for other actual librarians, there are a number of vocational high school and collages which train other library professionals such as library assistants. For more detailed information you can check the following web-pages: