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What is the Finnish word for library? 137 10.3.2005 Finnish word for library is kirjasto. Finland´s other offical language is Swedish and Swedish word for library is bibliotek.
Could you tell me where can I get information on design, building regulations and standards, organization and functions, planning and general plans of… 135 9.12.2006 Here are some, hopefully useful, websites for you: http://www.libraries.fi/en-GB/library_branch http://www.minedu.fi/OPM/Kirjastot/?lang=en http://virtual.finland.fi/netcomm/news/showarticle.asp?intNWSAID=27044
I am looking for information about a language called "skolta", which is spoken in the north of Finland 135 15.3.2001 Skolt is a very small language spoken by the Skolts, a group of Lappish people, living in the most north-northeastern part of Finnish Lapland and in the north-western part of Russia. There are only about one thousand Skolt-speakers left, half of them in Finland. Even these very few people speak various dialects, which can differ drastically even from village to village. So if your main wish is to be able to comumunicate with the parents of a friend I recommend sticking to English, and asking your friend to teach you a couple of phrases. But if you are interested in the language beside that, you could start with reading an article "Saamic" (pp.43-95) in "The Uralic Languages" / ed.by Daniel Abondolo. Routledge, London and New York, 1998…
What is public library all about? The management and services? 135 9.2.2006 The public library is an institution provided usually by a state, city or municipality. Public library services are provided equally for all citizens or inhabitants of a certain area (state, city, commune etc.) regardless of age and economical, social or cultural background. The aim is to give people access to knowledge, information, education, recreation and experience by means of literature, audio- or audiovisual recordings, IT-services and different forms of personal information service. Public library services may also include occasional art exhibitions, educational presentations, musical or literary performances and so on. In practice, this means that the library users may borrow books and other material from a library or read/listen…
I want to download the project proposal entitled Bread for the World 135 27.7.2006 Youy can download various information about Bread for the World from their website http://www.bread.org Here are some useful links that lead to download-pages on that site: http://www.bread.org/learn/policy-statements/ http://www.bread.org/learn/hunger-reports/hunger-report-2006-download.h… For additional information about the matter, i recommend sending e-mail straight to them: Contact Us: 50 F Street, NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20001 phone: (202) 639-9400 toll-free: (800) 82-BREAD fax: (202) 639-9401 email: bread@bread.org institute@bread.org
I am Japanese, and new MFA student of KUVATAIDEAKATEMIA from this Autumn term. I am going to study Finnish by taking Finnish course in my University, but I… 134 9.9.2005 There are English courses available in Helsinki Metropolitan Area libraries. These “packages” consist of textbooks and compact discs. The loan period is 4 weeks. You can browse the material available in the address http://www.helmet.fi Select “keyword search”. Use the keywords englannin kieli kielikurssit and choose the material type compact disc. You may also contact the Language Centre of Helsinki University. They arrange English courses for foreign students. You’ll find information in the address http://www.helsinki.fi/kksc/english/foreign_students/english.html
I wonder if you could tell me what the salary of a finnish librarian is? And how are the credits of them? How is the education of becoming librarian handled? 131 24.11.2006 The average salary for a librarian in Finland is 2 046 euros/month. http://www.kuntatyonantajat.fi/index~id~3C33AE32DC744D87AB4ABC847A5C107… (Commission for Local Authority Employers) The salaries in the municipal libraries are smaller than in the scientific/research libraries. Librarians in the municipal sector earn on average 1 700 euros/month. As for the education, librarians have to have a higher university degree / master's degree. The degree can be a Master of Social Sciences or Master of Arts. Information on university education in Finland: http://www.opintoluotsi.fi/en-GB/education_in_finland/universities/ Library in its self is a highly valued service in Finland, but as a profession, librarian is not among the most admired. In…
I would like to know if I can get any book on immigrant entrepreneurship like 1. Immigrant Entrepreneurs - Venturing Abroad in the Age of Globalization Robert… 131 19.1.2005 The two books are owned by the Helsinki School of Economics Library, see the library's on-line catalogue at http://helcat.linneanet.fi/
Will you tell me how you public libraries in Finland offer delivery service(a book mobile or traveling library) to schools? Is there any regular way? I want… 130 6.4.2006 In Finland the delivery service is meant mainly for people who cannot visit library because of an illness or a disability. But we have a mobile library (buses) which brings library services close to schools. In Helsinki we have also buses in which there are books only for children. Many teachers also bring their pupils to the library. For more information you should visit for example these sites: http://www.lib.hel.fi/page.asp?_item_id=3079 http://www.kaapeli.fi/~fla/english.htm#MOBILE%20LIBRARIES%20IN%20FINLAN…
What kind of reference source should I consult in order to find out whether there is a librarian character in a writer's novel, say Barbara Pym or someone else… 130 13.7.2004 In order to find fiction about a given theme, consult any library catalogue you wish. In most library catalogues nowadays, the titles have been provided with ample description about the contents of the work in question. This means that you can choose your keywords fairly freely. Only bear in mind that such searches can never give a 100% result, due to the fact that it is impossible to catalogue every single aspect of e.g. a novel. So, choose any library catalogue. You do not tell why you are sending your question to the Finnish "Ask a librarian" service, but assuming that you are especially interested in Finnish sources, you have to use keywords in Finnish in your searches. Choose. e.g. the HelMet catalogue ( http://www.helmet.fi/screens/…
How would I go about obtain a copy of the following article: AUTHOR: Simberloff, D. ARTICLE: "The sick science of ecology: symptoms, diagnosis, and… 129 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.
What is the hink pink for what does a two headed monster use to think with? 129 24.10.2006 The monster thinks with his main brain.
Voitteko yst. lähettää minulle kolmen eestiläisen pääyliopiston (Tarton yliopisto kärjessä)sähköpostiosoitteet luennoitsija tarjousta varten. 127 20.6.2002 Viron yliopistoista ja muista tieteellisistä organisaatioista on koottu yhteystiedot sivulle http://www.etf.ee/taasutused/index_et.html , sivusto on sekä viron- että englanninkielinen.
Can you provide me with a good source to begin researching my family who came from Etelavartsala, Kustavi. Thank you for any assistance you can provide. 126 6.4.2008 For an English speaking person there are two informative web sources of Finnish genealogy: The Swedish-Finn Historical Society, based in Seattle, has all-English web pages. There you can for example discuss your case in The Finlander Forum, which has specific threads for genealogy, relatives search etc. Please be sure to check also the links provided in the pages. http://sfhs.eget.net/portal/index.php?option=com_frontpage&Itemid=1 One of the links leads to the English pages of The Genealogical Society of Finland. Among other things the society maintains HisKi, a complementing database of old church records. HisKi contains lists of christenings, marriages, burials and moves. It is also possible to register to a mailing list where people…
What are the key words that can be used in the turism area? 126 8.12.2005 The best way to find out keywords in tourism would be to consult different homepages, eg http://fi.franceguide.com/recherche/resultat1.asp?z1=04pgkKlu http://www.australia.com/home_us.aust?JSESSIONID=DYcKGQXy%21-1148975708% http://web1.msue.msu.edu/msue/imp/modtd/mastertd.html211134042314093&co… http://www.touregypt.net/ http://www.tourisme.fr/ http://www.bonjourquebec.com/ Librarians use keywords but they are few and that would not help you.
I want to know the average cost of living including house rent, food etc. per month in Finland particularly in Helisinki. 126 15.2.2001 Statistics Finland compiles the official statistics concerning whole Finland. Their main page: http://www.tilastokeskus.fi/index_en.html Income and Consumption (includes household expenditures): http://www.tilastokeskus.fi/tk/tp/tasku/taskue_tulot.html Housing (includes average rents of rented dwellings): http://www.tilastokeskus.fi/tk/tp/tasku/taskue_asuminen.html Prices and costs (includes selected food prices): http://www.tilastokeskus.fi/tk/tp/tasku/taskue_hinnat.html Finland in figures, all kinds of statistics about everyday life in Finland: http://www.tilastokeskus.fi/tk/tp/tasku/suomilukuina_en.html The pages above give information on the whole Finland. Statistics concerning Helsinki are compiled by Tietokeskus (http://www.hel.…
Where and how I could find a ref book of deceased people,to find the date of my father departed THANKS 126 31.3.2001 Unfortunately there is neither a referencebook nor a database available, which would contain information on the deceased all over the country. What I recommend you to do is to find out the city or county where your father lived and contact the parish register office. However, if he was killed in the Second Worldwar (1939-1945) you most propably will find this information in the address http://tietokannat.mil.fi which contains the file of fallen soldiers in the war 1939-45. This database is available also in English. If you are interested in genealogic research I recommend you to check http://www.genealogia.fi , which has excellent links, too. Another useful address http://www.familysearch.org , which is run by the Church of Jesus Christ…
Do you know who this lady was? Lady Lacey Isabella Beatrice Milhorn. http://koti.mbnet.fi/mnuh/milhorn/historia.html 126 4.1.2005 Lady Milhorn is an imaginary person in a Finnish LARP (Live Action Role Playing). In this game she is the founder of Milhorn boarding school in Wales. The site of the game is only in Finnish: http://koti.mbnet.fi/mnuh/milhorn/
Whether use the Finnish libraries still the traditional card catalogue which would duplicate the contents of the electronic catalogue? 125 13.3.2006 In Lahti City Library there is only online catalogue (no cards). We cannot say for sure what the situation is in other libraries in Finland. However, we found a figure from 2002 stating that 97% of the public libraries were computerized. You might find these links to Finnish library information useful: http://www.libraries.fi/en-GB/ http://www.kaapeli.fi/~fla/english.htm
Family history. 125 12.7.2001 The website adress to Finnish Genealogical Society is http://www.genealogia.fi/indexe.htm . You'll find more links on that site.