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Family history. 111 12.07.2001 The website adress to Finnish Genealogical Society is . You'll find more links on that site.
Would you be so kind to send me the definition for 3 terms in some online dictionaries of education? The terms are: 1- skills 2- communication skills 3-… 111 21.01.2008 We were unable to locate the terms in any online education dictionaries but you can apply the term skill - the power or ability to perform a task well, especially because of training or practic - to communication and language skills. However, here are a couple of good online dictionaries:
Do you have any recipes with reindeer blood as an ingredient? 111 19.03.2004 There are two books that both have a recipe of blood dumplings, which are made of reindeer blood. The books are Arctic à la carte and Tapio Sointu's Lapland à la carte. You can ask for them at your nearest library.
Can I borrow items from one library and return them at another library? For example, can I borrow books from Library 10 but return them at the Kallio library? 111 30.03.2006 All materials borrowed from any Helsinki City library can be returned any branch library.
What is a hink pink for see-through doe? 110 20.04.2004 A hink pink for a see-through doe is a clear deer.
Voitteko yst. lähettää minulle kolmen eestiläisen pääyliopiston (Tarton yliopisto kärjessä)sähköpostiosoitteet luennoitsija tarjousta varten. 110 20.06.2002 Viron yliopistoista ja muista tieteellisistä organisaatioista on koottu yhteystiedot sivulle , sivusto on sekä viron- että englanninkielinen.
Dear Finland Librarian colleague, I would appreciate if the library could acquire the following books (1-2 copies each, where possible), as general… 110 11.08.2004 This service is only for questions related with information seeking.
I have searched all over, but cannot find a link to job opportunities for libraries in Finland. How can I find out if you have vacancies? 110 09.01.2003 When it comes to, a link to vacancies can be found only on the Finnish and Swedish versions of the site. I believe the reason for this is simply the fact that if one speaks nothing but English, one cannot work in Finnish libraries. In Finnish: - kirjastoala - ammattikalenteri - avoimia työpaikkoja. In Swedish: - biblioteksbranschen - fackkalendern - lediga tjänster. In addition to this, vacancies (all branches) in Finland can be found via the site of the Ministry of Labour in Finland ( However, the Internet pages of the labour administration are being revised and so far, only part of the service supply of the labour administration is in English.
I need an article that has people that believe blind people can't live ordinary lives. 110 06.04.2006 Pamela A. Almon's "Mass Transportation Operators' Beliefs About Visual Impairment" in Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness; Jan2001, Vol. 95 Issue 1, p. 5, investigated 171 mass transit operators'beliefs about blindness and the factors that may influence their beliefs. Jason and Sheri Wells-Jensen and Gabrielle Belknap have studied how casual exposure to braille (a form of writing for the visually impaired) affects sighted people's attitudes towards blindness. The article is published in Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness; Mar2005, Vol. 99 Issue 3, p133-140. The title of this article speaks for itself: "In the Darkness There Can Be Light: A Family's Adaptation to a Child's Blindness" by Alissa A. Ulster and Beverley J.…
How would I go about obtain a copy of the following article: AUTHOR: Simberloff, D. ARTICLE: "The sick science of ecology: symptoms, diagnosis, and… 110 29.09.2001 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
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 110 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:
Aikamatka Sysmän Historiaan is the name of a DVD film BUT I want to know the year and director. Can anyone supply them? 109 19.10.2018 The director of the film is Janne Vanhanen and the documentary is probably made 2014. At least first screenings were then.
I am looking for information about a language called "skolta", which is spoken in the north of Finland 109 15.03.2001 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" / Daniel Abondolo. Routledge, London and New York, 1998…
Olen 'Inkerilaisten Viesti' aikauslehden etsimassa. I need a number of articles copied & will be in HKI one day next week to do so, if I can find the series! 109 18.11.2004 The latest five numbers of Inkeriläisten viesti can be read at the link below: Also, do cantact the Inkeri society for futher information at The Inkerläisten viesti can be found at the Leppävaara library in Espoo in the Helsinki metropolitan area, and you night also find it at the publisher's office
As a library student at Simmons College, Boston, USA, I am currently working on a project about Finnish libraries. After examining the Finish library system, I… 108 20.04.2006 Finland adopted a new Constitution in March 2000. Like its predecessor, the new Constitution states that Finnish and Swedish are the national languages of Finland. According to the Constitution, the public authorities are required to provide for the cultural and societal needs of the Finnish-speaking and Swedish-speaking populations of the country on an equal basis. In practice, this means that various social services, education and information must be provided in both languages. The law also ensures bilingual government in Finland. This means that all legislation and other important documents must be available in both Finnish and Swedish. The…
Where can I find the following book? Hansen and Nielsen "The Economic Analysis of the EU" McGrow-Hill, 1997 107 11.04.2001 There is a book "An Economic Analysis of the EU" by Drud Hansen, Jörgen available in the library of Turun kauppakorkeakoulu. I suggest that you visit the library in Pasila and ask them to borrow the book for you from Turku. You can also ask the book from the library of Yleisradio, open mon-fri 9 am-6 pm, tel (09) 148 015 619, but they might not want to help you.
I'm trying to find record of a foreign exchange student from Helsinki. She was in Bellevue, Ohio, USA in 1985-1986. Can you help me try to locate her? 107 03.09.2018 You could contact Vaestorekisterikeskus (Population Registry Centre), they should be able to help you in locating your friend, Phone service i available only in Finland, but you can find contact information and an e-mailaddress in this page, .
I would like to know what's the History of Art's most expensive work, and what are the circumnstances surrounding it. 107 30.11.2004 Perhaps you can find a suitable answer to this question in an article in portal, address . The Articles address is In this Article (May 06, 2004) it is said that the most expensive piece of art ever, a painting by Picasso, namely "Boy with a Pipe", has been sold for a new record price, for $104 million at an auction at Sotheby's in New York. In this Article you will also find information about the circumnstances surrounding this painting.
I am curious how they excavated the rock to build Temppeliaukio church, particularly did they blast it with explosives? I'm curious since the location is in… 107 17.01.2006 The Temppeliaukio church was completed in 1969 and it is one of Helsinki's main turist attractions.The architecs Timo and Tuomo Suomalainen won the preceeding achitectural competition in 1961, and their idea was to to cover a free-form rock excavation with a mathematical dome. For exact information on the excavation please contact the secretary of the Finnish Tunnelling Association, Jouko Ritola. You may also find the links on the Tunnelling Association's homepace useful, see There is a book by Maila Mehtälä called "Temppeliaukio", with what seems to be exact data on the excavating work. According to this source 12.400 solid cubic metres of bedrock was excavated. 4.100 kg dynamite, 3.500 detonating cord and 6.550…
Helsinki library plans (the lattest) 107 24.04.2002 If you mean the future plans of Helsinki city library, perhaps the best information source is our library director Maija Berndtson, .