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I am a Spanish student, and i need a book for research. The problem is that i don´t know where to look it up, and wether if i can find it in any of the… 181 22.3.2005 Unfortunately, it seems that we don't have that book in any of the libraries in Finland.
Численность населения в Партугалии 180 13.12.2006 Население Португалии 10 502 000(2004)
Would you please be so kind as to let me know what the official abbreviations are for Finnish months? For example is the letter k required and then a period,… 180 14.2.2008 Abreviations for months in Finnish are tammik., helmik., maalisk. and so on with k and dot. K is the first consonant of the second part of a compound and dot is for the omitted part of a compound. Source: Nykysuomen sanakirja, osa 5, Lyhenteet, Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura, Porvoo, 1989, p. 299.
Dear Sir, I am a graduated student from China,and I am majoring in Library Science.Recently,I am doing a research about Finish reading.What I want to know is… 180 16.12.2019 The promoting of reading is an important task for both schools and libraries. Reading books in central in schools, pupils read and do projects, essays, analyses of many sorts in schools. Library is often a partner in these projects, we recommend books, booklists, provide books both to school classes and pupils and other people that come to libraries. You can find information about promoting reading at this site The Finnish Reading Center, There are many projects where reading is promoted for instance, Lukuliike, Lukuinto (motivation for reading), Lue lapselle (Read to your/a child)  Libraries have various methods to promote reading,…
Are the birth and death dates of the writer Kaarle August Hilden availible in some reference work? He was the author of: Palestiinassa; Matkamuistelmia. 179 31.12.2005 There is a book in Helsinki University Library: Nurmi, Jari: Karl August Hilden 1853-1924: helsinkiläinen vaikuttajapappi. 1979. This Karl Hilden was a priest and I believe and hope that he was the person you are searching.
I would like to know where I could gather some phone numbers or addresses in Helsinki. I have one address, how can I get to know the phone number? 177 16.8.2001 The best way of finding out about your friend's whereabouts is to call Elisa Communications' national telephone number / address enquiry service. The number is 118. You do not need any arial code number, just dial 118.
When did the civil wars stop in us ..? 177 26.10.2009 The US Civil war ended in 1865.
I am looking for information about a language called "skolta", which is spoken in the north of Finland 176 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" / Daniel Abondolo. Routledge, London and New York, 1998…
I want to know the meaning and history of the Croatian girl name Vjosa 176 26.5.2004 I was consulting a native speaker and a person who is writing a dissertation on Christian names in Croatia and Bulgaria. They both said they never heard the name Vjosa and that it is not a traditional Slavic name. The one who is writing her dissertation was checking in her Christian name books (in Croatian, Slovenian, Bulgarian, Swedish, German and Finnish) and she didn´t find that name in any of those books. In southern Albania there is a river by the name Vjosa. Names of places/rivers have been quite often used as female (usually) Christian names as well. Vjosa is probably used as female name among native Albanians. It is of course possible (if not very common) that an Albanian name has been given to a Croatian girl.
Voitteko yst. lähettää minulle kolmen eestiläisen pääyliopiston (Tarton yliopisto kärjessä)sähköpostiosoitteet luennoitsija tarjousta varten. 175 20.6.2002 Viron yliopistoista ja muista tieteellisistä organisaatioista on koottu yhteystiedot sivulle , sivusto on sekä viron- että englanninkielinen.
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? 174 3.9.2018 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, .
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 173 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:
I would like to have the statistics on 'How much Finnish people read?' how much they read books, how much they buy, how often they use library? in whole… 173 23.8.2019 You can see the statistics about lending and library use on website:  In 2017, 77% of >10 year old Finns read at least one book in a 6 month period. More statistics about that in the Statistics Finland website (in finnish): Yle has written an article in english about the above statistics: Book sales in 2017 was 549 million euros. Source: Statistics Finland    
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… 171 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 (…
Do libraries in Finland have an obituary index that I might request an obituary from the late 1800's to middle 1900's? I do not have a death date, just a name… 169 16.11.2001 To my knowledge the libraries in Finland do not have obituary indexes. You may be able to get a photocopy of a obituary if it has been printed in a newspaper. Most libraries have their local newspapers on microfilm. I suggest you contact your library and ask them to help you through the interlibrary lending system. At first you really should try to find out the death date. It is essential if you want to find the obituary. Most libraries have access to parish records on microfilm. On the net you can find and search information about Finnish parishes: .
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? 169 30.3.2006 All materials borrowed from any Helsinki City library can be returned any branch library.
What is the hink pink for what does a two headed monster use to think with? 169 24.10.2006 The monster thinks with his main brain.
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. 169 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…
My mother and father competed in the international games for the deaf in helsinki finland in 1961. i would like information about that, in english. thank you… 168 28.12.2002 I do not seem to be able to find information about the games you mean in the databases available in public libraries, probably mainly because news from that period have not yet been indexed in the article reference data bases. There are, however, two institutions that would probably be able to help you. (I assume you mean athletic games for the deaf.) Suomen Urheilukirjasto ("Finnish Athletic Library", has a wide archive of different materials about athletics. Their home pages only seem to exist in Finnish, but I am sure you can contact them directly, E-mail: The other organization for you to contact is Finnish Athletic Association of the Deaf (Suomen…
Last year one person told me that some library (or may be all) can provide service with checking a documents (for example job application, that what I need) in… 168 11.3.2019 You can ask if Forms assistant services can help you. Or you can leave The Loan to the Librarian -service for a help request. Choose  library and "Tiedonhaku: vaativa aineistohaku, tietokannat, kirjallisuus, musiikki, internet-tiedonlähteet"