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I want to know the average cost of living including house rent, food etc. per month in Finland particularly in Helisinki. 128 15.2.2001 Statistics Finland compiles the official statistics concerning whole Finland. Their main page: Income and Consumption (includes household expenditures): Housing (includes average rents of rented dwellings): Prices and costs (includes selected food prices): Finland in figures, all kinds of statistics about everyday life in Finland: The pages above give information on the whole Finland. Statistics concerning Helsinki are compiled by Tietokeskus (http://www.hel.…
For months I have been looking on the Internet for places where I could buy neem contraceptive products. Are there doctors in Finland who are knowledgeable… 128 17.10.2005 As you have noticed yourself, it's quite hard to find information about neem contraceptive products. There is a list of links concerning alternative medicine in this address: Perhaps you can find there some further information about these products, and places where to buy them. You can also visit the homepage of Finnish Medical Association. You can ask there if they know any doctors, who can tell you more about these contraceptive products.
I am looking for an index of Sami (Lapp) names - if possibile on the internet, but if not in print. 127 13.3.2001 Sorry, it is not possible to find Sami names in the internet. They are in the book Yliopiston nimipäiväalmanakka 1999 (email:, the Almanac Office at University of Helsinki. It is a little book (20 FMK).
Do you have fax machines available at Tampere City Library? 127 23.3.2005 I'm sorry to inform You that we don't have fax machine for public use. Would You like to use Our Internet services instead? Is it possible that You send Your papers in an attachment file by email. We have scanners, Internets and personal assistance in our Netsquares in Sampola and in Hervanta. More information on page and
Family history. 127 12.7.2001 The website adress to Finnish Genealogical Society is . You'll find more links on that site.
I need the address of friends in York England 127 14.12.2018 Your question came to Finland, . Unfortunately, we have no access to addresses in York, other than searching in the Internet. I found, it's possible to search for a person there, . To make a search, you have to buy credits. You could try using Google, surprisingly often addresses can be found that way. Facebook is a place where you can easily find old friends also from abroad. Royal mail seems not to have an address database, . You could also try contacting the City council, . Contact information here, or a local library in York, for instance Acomb…
What are the key words that can be used in the turism area? 127 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.
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? 127 9.1.2003 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.
What is the deference between search engine& data base? 127 20.11.2006 Search engine or search service is a software that searches the Internet for information. Database is an organized collection of information (data) of one or more specific areas (The New Penguin English Dictionary, London 2000). More about the search engine and the database you can read in the english Wikipedia, a free Internet encyclopedia. The addresses of the sites are and .
I search french text on litterature of the 19e century, on-line and free? Could you help me? Thank you, A. Genest. Y 127 3.4.2004 I hope I understood your question right: your interest lies on 19th century litterature in generally and you are not looking for texts belonging to French literature only? The best literature sites in French seem to concentrate on French or francophone literature. It could help me if you defined your question a bit. Are you interested in a special language area or a certain literary movement? What is the level of your studies? Here are some links for you to start with. I would be glad to answer you again after getting some more details. Revue d'Histoire du Dix-Neuvième Siècle (périodique en ligne) - interesting articles on the 19th century literature, from some articles only abstracts Society of Dix-Neuviémistes -…
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-… 127 21.1.2008 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:
What is the role of a librarian post google? 126 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.
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… 126 17.1.2006 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…
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 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…
I'm beginning a thesis on anthropometrical history. Could you help me for my bibliography? 126 31.3.2004 In Helmet catalogue of Helsinki region public libraries( one can find one work using the search term anthropometry: Sheldon, W. H.: The varieties of human physique : an introduction to constitutional psychology / by W. H. Sheldon with the collaboration of S. S. Stevens and W. B. Tucker, New York : Harper, 1940. Then there are two more close to the subject: Sheldon, W. H.: The varieties of temperament : a psychology of constitutional differences / by W. H. Sheldon with the collaboration of S. S. Stevens, New York : Harper, 1942; and Kretschmer, Ernst: Körperbau und Charakter : Untersuchungen zum Konstitutionsproblem und zur Lehre von den Temperamenten / von Ernst Kretschmer, Berlin : Springer, 1951. In Linda, the catalogue of…
What is a hink pink for see-through doe? 126 20.4.2004 A hink pink for a see-through doe is a clear deer.
Dear Finland Librarian colleague, I would appreciate if the library could acquire the following books (1-2 copies each, where possible), as general… 125 11.8.2004 This service is only for questions related with information seeking.
Aikamatka Sysmän Historiaan is the name of a DVD film BUT I want to know the year and director. Can anyone supply them? 122 19.10.2018 The director of the film is Janne Vanhanen and the documentary is probably made 2014. At least first screenings were then.
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? 122 30.3.2006 All materials borrowed from any Helsinki City library can be returned any branch library.
We have a patron who would like to borrow a book that appears to only be available from a library in Finland. Is it possible to borrow from a library, what… 122 2.4.2004 You can send an interlibray loan request to Helsinki City Library. Our email-adress is . You can pay the loan with IFLA-vouchers or International Coupon Réponse. Helsinki City Library / Interlibrary loans Box 4100 00099 THE CITY OF HELSINKI Phone +358 9 310 85433 Fax +358 9 310 85434 Email