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What is the hink pink for 'Moan of contentment after the last bite of Thanksgiving dessert?' 106 23.11.2006 That certainly is a tough one. Could it be 'pie sigh'? After that last piece of the pumpkin pie...
What does employed population mean in your country? 106 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: http://www.mol.fi/english/index.html
How can I reserve this book to Laajalahti library in Espoo? Flow : the psychology of optimal experience / Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi 106 25.10.2018 If you have the 4-digit PIN code plus your own library card, you can make a reservation directly via this link http://luettelo.helmet.fi/record=b2360187~S9*fin (there are already two reservations waiting for Munkkiniemi library to get their copy, so anyway you have to wait). If you do not yet have the PIN code, you have to visit some of the HelMet libraries and get one. You can make a reservation in library anytime. Heikki Poroila
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… 105 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", http://www.stadion.fi/Urheilumuseo/kirjasto/kirjasto.html 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: urheilukirjasto@stadion.fi The other organization for you to contact is Finnish Athletic Association of the Deaf (Suomen…
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,… 104 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.
Where can I get an information about main holidays in Finland if I need it very soon? Please help me. 103 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 http://virtual.finland.fi 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 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… 103 7.9.2005 Professor Ulla-Maija Kulonen has written some information about the etymology of finnish words. Her material is available on-line. http://virtual.finland.fi/netcomm/news/showarticle.asp?intNWSAID=25830 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.
I want to every details about buddhism 103 26.6.2003 Here is couple of links via Google-search http://www.google.fi/ http://www.buddhanet.net/ http://buddhism.about.com/ http://home.earthlink.net/~srama/ 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. 102 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 http://www.libraries.fi/en-gb/libraries/university_polytechnic_librarie… . It seems that none of the public libraries have the book in their collections. Links to the websites of public libraries are here http://www.libraries.fi/en-GB/ .
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… 101 9.1.2006 There is a Genealogical Society in Finland, with the best possibilities to answer your query. Please check http://www.genealogia.fi/
Is there any archival photoalbum about finnish life (before WWII) in the Russian part of Karelia? 101 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 http://www.karjalanliitto.fi/ The National Board of Antiquities http://www.nba.fi/en/ Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura(The Library of the Finnish Literature Society) http://dbgw.finlit.fi/fili/ The National Archive http://www.narc.fi/ka.html Try these libraries: the National Library of Finland http://www.lib.helsinki.fi/english/index.htm and the Genealogical Society of Finland http://www.genealogia.fi/sss/indexe.htm You may however want to specify the…
I am looking for book about the pipes and the fitting pipes can i find any books about that because i started studying (ammatti) as ( putkimies ) so please… 99 20.12.2018 Your question is so specific that i would suggest you ask in your school library or your teachers for help. In public libraries i found searching with putkiremontti this book Home plumbing manual / Andy Blackwell, 2012, with putket several guidebooks about standars by Suomen standardoimisliitto SFS ry:  Teollisuuseristys = Industrial insulations. Suomen standardisoimisliitto SFS ry | 2016; Viemäreiden sisäpuoliset saneerausmenetelmät = Renovation of drains and sewers with no-dig methods / [julkaisija:] Suomen standardisoimisyhdistys SFS2014; Teollisuusputkistot = Industrial piping : materiaalit, valmistus ja tarkastus = materials, manufacturing and inspection / käsikirjan sisällöstä vastaava toimialayhteisö: METSTA Metalliteollisuuden…
What is the basis of a bibliometric study and how can this kind of study be applied to the analysis of a scholarly journal. 99 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: http://www.gslis.utexas.edu/~palmquis/courses/biblio.html
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… 98 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 http://www.aspsys.com/clusters/beowulf/history/ http://www.linuxgazette.com/node/9721 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 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… 98 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: http://www.mol.fi/migration/engopas.pdf 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: http://www.makupalat.fi/asunto2.htm#hankinta This here address leads you to several links about various house agents here in Finland: http://www.makupalat.fi/asunto2.htm#kauppa You can…
I would like to get a list of schools in higher education that have their studies taught primarily in ENGLISH. 98 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: http://www.opintoluotsi.fi/link_directory/linkkihakemisto.asp?categoryi… , http://www.opintoluotsi.fi/english/ , http://lasipalatsi.fi/kompassi/english/education.htm , http://finland.cimo.fi/ , http://www.oph.fi/info/maahanmuuttajat/english/index.html .
Why is there not a FREE telephone directory for Finland ? I can not pay the Fee for a search because it's impossible to do so from where I am. 96 29.11.2018 Providing a public list of telephone numbers (a telephone directory) is a commercial business. There has never been one free catalog for whole Finland, but the local telephone companies did make their own catalogs for a long time and these were given free to the people who owned a share of the company. The last printed catalog in Helsinki area was pubished 2017. Heikki Poroila
Can you please give me the url of the multicultural library; http://www.lib.hel.fi/mcl/index.html seems to be not valid any longer or, at least, at the moment. 96 22.7.2006 The Multicultural Libray is now The Multilingual library and functions as an integrated part of the Helsinki city library. Contact information, http://www.lib.hel.fi/en-GB/ulkomaalaiskirjasto/yhteystiedot/ and a presentation, http://www.lib.hel.fi/en-GB/ulkomaalaiskirjasto/ .
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… 96 21.11.2002 I recommend you go to the webpages of the Ministry of Labour, Finland, http://www.mol.fi/english/index.html . 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, http://www.suomi.fi/english/immigrants_and_emigrants/ 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.
Where may I find information about virtuals courses to learn mathematics and physics? 96 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).