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What does employed population mean in your country? 101 29.11.2004 Employed person in Finland is a person who gets salary or wage of his/hers job and who pays taxes. The number of employed persons does not include home mothers, students and workless job seekers and of course the grey economy, too. You can get more information on the web sites of our Ministry of Labour:
Greeting I'm a M.Sc. student at biomedical engineering in Iraq and I'm looking for a photocopy of chapter three of book(biomechanics and control of human … 101 22.3.2007 This book can be found in Finland in the following two libraries for example: Jyväskylä University Library and Kuopio University Library. It would be best if you contact either of those libraries directly as they can offer you further assistance. The more common practice is to request an interlibrary loan through your local/school library. You may also inquire about their photocopying policies. Kuopio University Library interlibrary loans: Jyväskylä University Library interlibrary loans:…
I am seeking information about the etymology of finnish words. I expect that the infomation available will be in finnish. Do you know of any material that is… 99 7.9.2005 Professor Ulla-Maija Kulonen has written some information about the etymology of finnish words. Her material is available on-line. Verbs saapua and saavuttaa are derived from the verb saada. They are native words. Saapas is a loan word from Russian. ---- Many libraries have etymological dictionary: Suomen sanojen alkuperä : etymologinen sanakirja. 1 - 3. -Helsinki : Kotimaisten kielten tutkimuskeskus, 1992 - 2000.
Where can I get an information about main holidays in Finland if I need it very soon? Please help me. 98 3.4.2001 I recommend you the Virtual Finland webpages maintained by the Press and Cultural Department of The Ministry of Foreign Affairs. At the internet address they are an excellent starting point to the Finnish society, politics, news and cultural events. On the mainpage choose FinFoDirectory. In the directory pick "The Finnish Way of Life". There you'll find articles about "The traditional Finnish festivities ", "Finnish Easter traditions", "Midsummer in Finland" etc. If you need the exact dates I recommend you to look in a good calendar, which usually list the main public holidays all over Europe. A good source is also "The Europe World Year Book" . The "Year 2000 volume" contains the dates of 2001 holidays…
I want to every details about buddhism 98 26.6.2003 Here is couple of links via Google-search There is a lot of information of buddhism and it is quite complex religion, too. You have to just browse all kind of information to get what you want. Books you can find by contacting your nearest local library and using different library catalogues, also in internet.
Pls inform which libraries in Finland possess a copy of IBM and the Holocaust. Thank you. 98 30.3.2005 There are two university libraries which possess a copy of IBM and the Holocaust, Åbo Akademi and Tampere. Links to their websites are on this page… . It seems that none of the public libraries have the book in their collections. Links to the websites of public libraries are here .
Where I found informations about school libraries of Finland? 97 16.1.2019 In Finland municipalities are not obligated to have school libraries. Most schools have a library although they may be outdated and have a rather modest collection. Many schools cooperate with the public library. Some municipalities have their own information literacy curriculum which schools and libraries have compiled together. Accordingly to the National Core Curriculum for Basic Education organizations like museums, sport facilities, art centra, public libraries are seen as learning environments. For more reading on the subject: Finnish National Agency for Education Curricula and qualifications > General upper secondary education link: National Core Curriculum for General Secondary Education Intended…
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,… 97 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.
What is the basis of a bibliometric study and how can this kind of study be applied to the analysis of a scholarly journal. 95 16.3.2006 in a few words: Bibliometrics is a research method used in library and information science. It utilizes quantitative analysis and statistics to describe patterns of publication within a given field or body of literature. Researchers may use bibliometric methods of evaluation to determine the influence of a single writer, for example, or to describe the relationship between two or more writers or works. One common way of conducting bibliometric research is to use the Social Science Citation Index, the Science Citation Index or the Arts and Humanities Citation Index to trace citations. Useful links and hints can be found at:
Is there any archival photoalbum about finnish life (before WWII) in the Russian part of Karelia? 95 17.4.2004 Photos from Karelia befor the Second World War are not hard to find. There are many photos on the Internet, in the museums and in the archives, and there are numerous books on the subject in all public libraries. The best places for you to go in Helsinki are: The Karelian Association The National Board of Antiquities Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura(The Library of the Finnish Literature Society) The National Archive Try these libraries: the National Library of Finland and the Genealogical Society of Finland You may however want to specify the…
I am a distant cousin of your former Prime MInister, Kalevi Sorsa. Can you give me Kalevi's grandfather's name, and place of birth? Thank you for your… 95 9.1.2006 There is a Genealogical Society in Finland, with the best possibilities to answer your query. Please check
I need info on Super Computer(Linux): -History and background -Changes from the time it first started up till the current version today. -Graphical User… 95 14.12.2004 I understood you need information on using linux OS in different supercomputer systems. Short history of supercomputers in general is on page tells us more about the history of supercomputers and linux, for example: "Clustering technology enabled large number of Linux machines to be combined into a single computing entity, a parallel computer. In April 1996, researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory used Linux to run 68 PCs as a single parallel processing machine to simulate atomic shock waves.But unlike other Supercomputers costing a fortune, it was rather cheap. The do-it-yourself supercomputer cost only $152,000, including labor (connecting the 68…
I am to start my masters in health care and quality management at the university of helsinki in january 2003 and was wondering if you can help me with part… 95 21.11.2002 I recommend you go to the webpages of the Ministry of Labour, Finland, . On the frontpage you'll find a link to "Employment service". This is a good way to start. When you already are in Finland, you can also browse newspapers and read the college bulletinboard. Another useful address is, a portal of public services, maintained by Finnish government offices. This is not necessarily for job seeking, but contains other useful information on Finnish society.
I plan to buy a home in Finland. I want to be about halfway between nort and south and a little east. How would you go about this research online through any… 94 8.11.2002 Referring to Your inquiry about buying a home in Finland. There aren’t very many places where you can find information in English how to buy a home in Finland. You could have a look at a guide - Are you planning to move to Finland? This guide is for you who are living abroad and are planning to migrate to Finland. You can find it in this address: You can find several links how to find and buy a home in Finland. Unfortunately all of the links are either Finnish or in Swedish. You can find these links in this address: This here address leads you to several links about various house agents here in Finland: You can…
Is there any library where I can rent ice skates? 93 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 are the most popular books in your library this month? 92 1.12.2004 You will find the list of the most popular books at Helsinki metropolitan area public libraries in November 2004: . The first group is fiction and the second one is non-fiction.
Where may I find information about virtuals courses to learn mathematics and physics? 92 29.11.2004 You can find information about these virtual courses by using a search machine like Google and writing in the search box "learn mathematics and physics" (note the quatation marks - they determine, that the search will look for a phrase).
I would like to get a list of schools in higher education that have their studies taught primarily in ENGLISH. 92 24.6.2004 Here are some links with information on institutes that give instruction in English and general information for foreigners who wish to study in Finland:… , , , , .
Can you please give me the url of the multicultural library; seems to be not valid any longer or, at least, at the moment. 92 22.7.2006 The Multicultural Libray is now The Multilingual library and functions as an integrated part of the Helsinki city library. Contact information, and a presentation, .
Do you have any middle eastern dancing groups in Porvoo? 92 23.3.2004 Finnish Dance and Production Companies can be found under this link: For more information contact The Finnish Dance Information Centre: