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I lost my helmet card. What have to do? 209 4.1.2021 Hello,  You can get a new library card at any Helmet library by showing your ID card (with a photo) to the library personnel. At the library they can also check out, if your lost library card is maybe found, and can be fetched from a library somewhere.  The cost for a new card is 3 euros for adults, and 2 euros for children. Note, however, that you can also borrow books with an ID card, from the desk if there's personnel present, and if you are a registered customer. It is also possible to get a virtual library card to your smart phone by installing an app called Taskukirjasto, but you need to know your library card number and pin code in order to use it. With Taskukirjasto you can also renew your loans, make reservations etc. 
Is this website built by Semantic Computing Research Group from Aalto University?Would you like give me some more information abou this website,please. 208 22.10.2018 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…
I am a TaiK student. Please, I need to fin a book. I have looked a lot in library engines in Helsinki, and I can not seem to find it. I need help to find it… 207 5.4.2005 It seems that the book you need isn't to be found in Helsinki. You may have to make an interlibrary loan to get the book or one of the articles from the book. You may want to check the fees on the page http://www.lib.hel.fi/page.asp?_item_id=2227, or ask the personel on the interlibrary loan office before you fill in the interlibrary loans form at http://www.lib.hel.fi/forms/kaukopalvelupyynto.asp?_lang_id=EN. Copies of articles may turn out to be costly. The Social Indicators Research Series has in dept articles on subjects that are taken up in a journal called Social Indicators Research. The Library of Statistics has the journal. Their address can be found on http://www.stat.fi/index_en.html
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… 207 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 (www.narc.fi). The straight e-mail address is kansallisarkisto.sornainen [at] narc.fi (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.
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… 207 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…
: My partner and I were wondering if our local libraries accept book donations in Finland. We have books in other languages (Spanish, Swedish, English) that we… 206 16.7.2018 Hi! Basically yes, but it depends so much on the exact titles you have to offer. If the library (system) already has enough of that title, the answer is always "thanks but no thank you!". Especially when we are dealing with books in other languages than Finnish most of the smaller libraries are probably not willing to be active at all. If possible, visit the main library in Pasila and ask for the staff of the Multilingual Library or send them e-mail at monikielinen.kirjasto@hel.fi or make a phone call (09) 3108 5402 And please remember that this is the moment of the year, when most professional librarians are on vacation! 1-2 months later everything is easier... Heikki Poroila
Can I somehow send a fax from your library? 205 22.6.2005 Hello! In Helsinki you can send a fax eg in Töölö library, Topeliuksenkatu 6, tel. 09-31085025. You can send a fax only in Finland region. Also in following libraries: Herttoniemi, Itäkeskus, Jakomäki, Kannelmäki, Kontula, Käpylä, Laajasalo, Malmi, Munkkiniemi, Oulunkylä, Puistola, Pukinmäki, Rikhardinkatu, Suutarila, Tapanila, Tapulikaupunki, Töölö, Vallila and Viikki. If you want send a fax to abroad, you can do that in Tikkurila library (main library in Vantaa), Stockmann department store or Elisa shops.
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… 205 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 http://www.lib.hel.fi/page.asp?_item_id=2227 Please contact any of the public libraries in Helsinki for making the interlibrary loan.
Information regarding painter Henrik G. Heinonen, commissioned by Royal Palace of Sweden to paint art works for the Palace. Also Russian body guard for the… 204 28.4.2005 Please contact the Genealogical Society of Finland for guidance. Their address is http://www.genealogia.fi/indexe.htm
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? 204 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.
Which library in Espoo or Helsinki I can get ISO 8583:87,93 standards? 203 9.10.2000 In this case I would recommend You to ask about the standard at Helsinki University Library, Main Library, entrance Unioninkatu 26, Telephone Service 358-9-191 23196, Information Retrieval, tel. 09-191 22740, e-mail HYK-tietopalvelu@helsinki.fi , opening hours Mon - Fri 9 - 20, Sat 9 - 16. You can also get information on this task of Finnish Standards Association SFS, http://www.sfs.fi/english.html , Information Service, e-mail: info@sfs.fi
What is the Finnish word for library? 202 10.3.2005 Finnish word for library is kirjasto. Finland´s other offical language is Swedish and Swedish word for library is bibliotek.
Mobile libraries in Finland 202 24.4.2020 Stara and Skidi are both children's mobile libraries in Helsinki, so there is no difference between them in content. The names, Stara and Skidi, are Helsinki slang. Stara means an old person in Helsinki slang (Stara was formerly known as a mobile library mostly for adults.) Skidi is a slang word for a child (formely Skidi was for children). In Finland, mobile libraries usually have names, they are not considered just as vehicles :)  In the website 'Finnish Public Libraries Statistics' a loan amount for the mobile library means the amount of loans that people have borrowed. https://tilastot.kirjastot.fi/?lang=en  One mobile library can carry approximately 3500 books (it depends on how full mobile libraries are packed). Mobile libraries…
We need to find Finnish air charter Companies or Operators so we could freight a small plane to come to Russia and then back to Finland. 201 14.12.2005 Below, please, find to links to charter companies in Finland http://www.jetflite.fi/ http://internetsivu.yritysopas.com/ivalonlentopalvelu At the Helsinki-Malmi airport, contanct information belove, charter companies do operate. Please, contact the airport, http://www.ilmailulaitos.fi/airport_helsinki-malmi?pg=5850.
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… 201 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
Now I work on monograph, its CDRS (Collaborative Digital Reference Service), could you let me know where can I find some information of dissertation about my… 200 28.10.2009 Library of Congress is no doubt the best source of information concerning your iquiry. http://www.loc.gov/rr/askalib/ http://www.loc.gov/index.html http://www.loc.gov/rr/digiref/
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… 197 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. http://www.lib.helsinki.fi/finelib/koulutus/Tempus.html 2.http://www.libraries.fi/library_branch 3.http://www.splq.info/issues/vol37_4/08.htm 4.http://www.splq.info/issues/vol37_2/10.htm 5.http://www.lib.helsinki.fi/finelib/digilib/pps.html (articles: Hormia-Poutanen, Kristiina: Digital library users and usage patterns in Finland. Kortelainen, Terttu: Informetic viewpoint to national digital library material.
What do you reckon the classification systems will be like in 100 years? 197 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 am trying to find if any Finnish libraries have the English magazine "The Diplomat 197 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: http://www.helmet.fi/en-US/Info/Acquisition_request  
How would I go about obtain a copy of the following article: AUTHOR: Simberloff, D. ARTICLE: "The sick science of ecology: symptoms, diagnosis, and… 196 29.9.2001 That artice was published in the following journal: Eidema : an international journal of adaptive strategies of field biologists / University of Helsinki, Department of Zoology So probably the Helsinki University Library can help you. Their website with contact information can be found at http://www.lib.helsinki.fi/english/index.htm.