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I am trying to find if any Finnish libraries have the English magazine "The Diplomat 132 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:  
Is there any library where I can rent ice skates? 131 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.
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 130 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:
What is public library all about? The management and services? 130 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 129 27.7.2006 Youy can download various information about Bread for the World from their website Here are some useful links that lead to download-pages on that site:… 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:
Could you tell me where can I get information on design, building regulations and standards, organization and functions, planning and general plans of… 129 9.12.2006 Here are some, hopefully useful, websites for you:
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? 128 24.11.2006 The average salary for a librarian in Finland is 2 046 euros/month.… (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: 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… 127 19.1.2005 The two books are owned by the Helsinki School of Economics Library, see the library's on-line catalogue at
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. 124 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. 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 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… 124 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 (…
Where and how I could find a ref book of deceased people,to find the date of my father departed THANKS 124 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 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 , which has excellent links, too. Another useful address , which is run by the Church of Jesus Christ…
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… 124 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:…
What is the hink pink for what does a two headed monster use to think with? 124 24.10.2006 The monster thinks with his main brain.
I need electronic copy of few pages of finnish magazines. Could you advise me library which can provide this service for me. Thank you in advance, 124 29.7.2002 Unfortunately we do not have magazines in electronic format. However, you can check the following web address to see whether the magazines you are looking for are available in any of the Helsinki City libraries: In case you find the magazine you are looking for, you can visit the library in question and photocopy the pages you are interested in. In case you are living in another country, you should contact your local library and ask if they can make an interlibrary request for the articles you are looking for.
What are the key words that can be used in the turism area? 123 8.12.2005 The best way to find out keywords in tourism would be to consult different homepages, eg… Librarians use keywords but they are few and that would not help you.
Family history. 123 12.7.2001 The website adress to Finnish Genealogical Society is . You'll find more links on that site.
Voitteko yst. lähettää minulle kolmen eestiläisen pääyliopiston (Tarton yliopisto kärjessä)sähköpostiosoitteet luennoitsija tarjousta varten. 123 20.6.2002 Viron yliopistoista ja muista tieteellisistä organisaatioista on koottu yhteystiedot sivulle , sivusto on sekä viron- että englanninkielinen.
Do you know who this lady was? Lady Lacey Isabella Beatrice Milhorn. 123 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:
What is a hink pink for see-through doe? 122 20.4.2004 A hink pink for a see-through doe is a clear deer.
What is the role of a librarian post google? 122 19.1.2004 In the following link is a good article about the librarian´s role. I hope the article will answer your question partially, at least.