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I'm looking a magazine "Water Supply Vol.7 BARCELONA,PP149-154, 1989" .There is a artice "To remove the algae in the drinking water" -Reserch report in Finland 107 10.6.2002 Hi Linda, At first I apologize, that it took so long to answer, but here's some information: At the Tampere University of Technology they have Water Supply magazine, so You can ask either your nearest library to make a interlibrary reguest (Phone number just for sure: Interlibrary services +358 -3 -3115 3133) or get in touch with Water Science & Technology (former Water Supply) magazine. Publisher's E-mail is publication@iwap.co.uk You find more information and online magazines also in page http://www.iwapublishing.com/template.cfm?name=iwapjournals but unfortunately they don't have such an old number in the net.
Have you a copy of: J.D. Bilotta, Race and the Rise of the Republican Party, 1848-1865? 2nd or 3rd edition. Thank you. 107 29.12.2004 Unfortunately we don't have Bilotta's book. There seems to a copy in Denmark and then naturally in the UK, so you can try to get the book as an interlibrary loan. You can make a loan request in any public library. The interlibrary loans are however not free of charge, see http://www.lib.hel.fi/page.asp?_item_id=2227
Can we request that printed books be made available in eBook form? If so, how? 107 9.4.2019 In an ideal world this would be a fine possibility, but in the real world it is just the publisher, who can decide to offer an e-book version to the general market or just the libraries. The copyright legislation does not allow the libraries to purchase rights to e-books as it allows buying and lending out the printed material. In Finland the publishers do not necessarily want the lbrary system to provide free access to e-books, which can be sold directly to consumers. That is why the selection to libraries is not the same as to individual consumers. In the end it is the question of money. The publishers sell e-book rights to libraries, if they are willing and able to pay high enough prices. The market of e-books in Finland has not grown…
Oodi gots more and more attentions by foreigners as well. I (a travel guide) sometimes was asked general "library" questions by tourists. Following questions… 107 22.10.2019 General library statistics (both public and research libraries) and  do not include the age ratio of library users, see the pages of the Ministry of Culture and Education, https://minedu.fi/kirjastotilastot (in Finnish), other information in English, https://minedu.fi/en/libraries. Statistics for public libraries, https://tilastot.kirjastot.fi/index.php?lang=en and for research libraries, https://yhteistilasto.lib.helsinki.fi/index.php?lang=en There are some researches about library users in Helsinki City area, and also some other areas, but they are published only in Finnish https://vaikuttavuus.kirjastot.fi/lainausdata.html and https://vaikuttavuus.kirjastot.fi/kayttajatilastot.html  In the Youth Welfare report in Helsinki we can read…
Is there any libraries in Finland that have a gaming room outfitted with 10+ gaming PCs? Thank you 107 22.5.2020 There are in Helsinki Central Library Oodi three rooms with console games and one game room with gaming computers. In these rooms there are 14 gaming computers. More information here: https://www.helmet.fi/en-US/Libraries_and_services/Helsinki_Central_Library_Oodi/Services Obviously it is the only library with 10+ gaming PCs.  
What are the most popular books in your library this month? 103 1.12.2004 You will find the list of the most popular books at Helsinki metropolitan area public libraries in November 2004: http://www.lib.hel.fi/page.asp?_item_id=5722 . The first group is fiction and the second one is non-fiction.
Good morning, My name is Alfonso Morillas, and I am writing from Spain to ask you a question. I'm looking for fiction books, written by authors or your country… 101 21.1.2020 Here are some fiction books about football by finnish authors - Amerikkalainen / Meri Kuusisto: https://armas.btj.fi/request.php?id=f55f7189859e3777&pid=9789511271437&qtype=b - Zombie / Jari Järvelä: https://armas.btj.fi/request.php?id=f55f7189859e3777&pid=9789513156589&qtype=b - San Siron uneksija / Jukka Pakkanen: https://armas.btj.fi/request.php?id=f55f7189859e3777&pid=9789527063576&qtype=b - Huuhkaja lentää aurinkoon / Pauli Kallio, Pentti Otsamo: https://armas.btj.fi/request.php?id=f55f7189859e3777&pid=9789527160022&qtype=b - Futistarinoita / FC Kynä: https://armas.btj.fi/request.php?id=f55f7189859e3777&pid=9524718243&qtype=b - Pallomaapallo : haikuja jalkapallon MM-kisoista / Markus…
I am very interested in libraries in Espoo, Finland and curious about why your library is so charming. How will you train your library staff? 101 18.2.2021 Thanks for your positive feedback. I think the Espoo City Library is also a nice place to work.  The library in Espoo has a wide range of employees. Some of us are library professionals, some are youth instructors or teachers, some are other professionals who have popped into the library. We also have a lot of short-term employees: trainees, apprentices and men performing civilian service. We are constantly getting to know new people, ideas and ways of working. In addition Library.fi organizes training for all librarians in Finland.  We have to tell us a lot about our work as we guide new employees. At the same time, we can evaluate our ways of working and try to improve working methods. The different departments of the library have…
First of all, my apologies if this isn't the right forum to pose this question. Sometime ago I bought all the DVDs for a TV show called Twin Peaks. It's in… 100 27.6.2019 Don't worry, this is just the right place to ask questions! The copyrigt legislation in Finland requires the library to pay for the possibility to lend out movies. This is why the Finnish libraries are not allowed to lend out donated movies. Many libraries have a place for recycling books, records and movies. You can leave your Twin Peaks DVD's to your closest library, if they have this service available. If not, you can ask the nearest one. Heikki Poroila
I am searching for library study programs in or around Helsinki for international students who don’t have a degree in this field. I wish to become a librarian,… 100 4.11.2019 You can find all educational possibilities from the libraries.fi-websites (kirjastot.fi), unfortunately just in Finnish: https://www.kirjastot.fi/kirjastoala/opiskelu?language_content_entity=fi At least in Universities of Turku and Oulu there it is an possibility to study also in English. For more information please contact the academy you are interested in. https://www.abo.fi/en/study-subject/information-studies/#hero__anchor-first https://www.oulu.fi/informationstudies/
My last name is Mantta with the dots over the a’s. What is it’s meaning? Thanks 100 26.8.2020 The name Mänttä is also an old place name, which is nowadays a town in Finland. The place name Mänttä comes from an old house which Tuomas Niilonpoika Mäntsä (1570–1618) founded in Keuruskoski in the wilderness of Sääksmäki:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M%C3%A4ntt%C3%A4 I found two different theories about the name's meaning. One theory is that the word is derived from old Swedish word "mäntare", which means person who process leather or does tanning. So it is possible that the first person with that name was a professional tanner. Other theory is that it might derive from German name Menze. Tuomas Niilonpoika Mäntsä (Mänttä)'s family has their own society, which might interest you also:https://mantsa.yhdistysavain.fi/ References: Mikkonen…
Is there a way for me to find newspaper articles about the school reforms that happened in Finland during the 1970s and 80s? I'm interested to learn about the… 99 21.2.2019 I suggest you visit a public library in Helsinki and search in HS Aikakone  https://www.hs.fi/aikakone/. HS Aikakone contains articles published in Helsingin Sanomat newspaper from years 1904-1997. Unfortunately the user interface is only in Finnish but I am sure you can get some help from the library staff. HS Aikakone can only be used in the library premises unless you have an own subscription of HS Digi.
Dear reader, hello! I'm a Peruvian student and I'm doing a public library as my thesis. I'm using as a reference the Finnish Public Library System, but I need… 99 30.4.2019 Information about Finnish Libraries can be found on the Libraries.fi pages, https://www.libraries.fi/. You can read about the library system and materials in libraries, some library facts and stastics, https://www.libraries.fi/node/211164. The library statistics database for public libraries can be found here, https://tilastot.kirjastot.fi/?lang=en and  research libraries here, https://yhteistilasto.lib.helsinki.fi/?lang=en The mobile library statistics are included in the statistics for public libraries since they are a part of the public library system. You can find information about how many libraries there are and how many visitors they have there. It's relevant to point out here, that Oodi which is the new library Helsinki city center…
Dear sir or madam, I am an student of Library and Information Science from Spain and I am doing a research about public libraries comparing their active… 98 11.3.2020 I'm not quite sure, what your question was. If you are looking for a library strategy, we have a guideline for public libraries (the previous one was called strategy), https://www.kirjastot.fi/sites/default/files/content/yleisten-kirjastoj…, which contains the stress points in our library activities. If you are looking for Helsinki City Library strategy, it was updated 2015, but since the city organization has changed the library is a part of the city strategy, Helsinki City Strategy, https://www.hel.fi/helsinki/en/administration/strategy/strategy/city-st…. The former one stated that vision for the library was to enrich the thoughts and ideas of, to offer knowledge, skills and stories and that way to create a new citizens society. I couldn…
I'm sending a mail to ask you a few questions for my university project. Is there any information about the Korean Joseon Dynasty history in the library? Both… 96 8.11.2019 There is literature about the Joseon dynasty in the Helsinki University library both in English and in Korean, you can search in Finna.fi with the keyword Joseon-dynastia, https://finna.fi/Search/Results?lookfor=Joseon-dynastia&type=AllFields&limit=20  You can borrow books in the library if you have a library card. You can get a library card if you are over 15 years old and have an address in Finland or if you are an exchange student or researcher from abroad. You send your question to the Ask a Librarian -service in Finland, so visiting the library can be challenging if you are not near hear. For exemple Everyday life in Joseon-era Korea : economy and society, Han'guk Yŏksa Yŏn'guhoe, kirjoittaja. ; Shin, Michael D., toimittaja,…
A children's picture book, ca 1965, in which a tiny Scotsman meets the Loch Ness Monster, Nessie, and becomes her friend and calls her "Wee Beastie". Does it… 94 24.11.2020 The book could be Ted Hughes' children's book "Nessie the Mannerless Monster", which was published in 1964. The picture book has lovely illustrations by Gerald Rose. You can find pictures of book cover and illustration by googling, but here you can find a couple of photos:https://www.pinterest.cl/pin/43558321373514542/https://www.faber.co.uk/9780571274499-nessie-the-mannerless-monster.html 
So I accidentally spilled coffee on the table and hit the book I borrowed from the library. What do I do? 94 4.6.2021 Sounds like you have to replace the book. Each book has its own price and ranges from around 9 € to 450 €. Usually the price is around 25€. You can also replace the book with another similar one.
How can i access chat on helmet website? please tell me qiuckly :( I don't have much time.. 93 23.6.2020 I'm sorry for answering you so late. Helmet chat comes into view just when it's open. In this summer the opening hours are mon-thur 12-17 and fri 12-16: https://www.helmet.fi/en-US/Events_and_tips/News_flash/Library_services_in_the_summer(211445)
I write from a Kindergarten. We have lost a library book, how can I resolve this problem? I cannot renew any of the items I borrowed. The book lost was:… 92 27.12.2019 Could you please contact the Espoo City Library by phone. Or come visit. Let's solve your problem straight away. https://www.helmet.fi/en-US/Libraries_and_services
I am taking the Helmet Reading Challenge for the first time this year. It is great way of choosing what to read and reading books that I would not normally… 92 12.3.2020 Here are some suggestions for Sámi or Sámi language books that are translated in English: Beyond the wolf line : an anthology of Sami poetry (1996) is a collection anthology of several Sámi writers. Roađđi / Rosa Boreal / Boreal Rose : Contemporary Sámi Poetry (2016) is a multi-author collection of contemporary Sámi poetry. It includes poetry in Sámi, English and Spanish. Trekways of the Wind (1994) and Greetings from Lappland (1983) are anthologies by the most famous Finnish-Sámi poet Nils-Aslak Valkeapää. The White Stone (2011) by Kirste (or Kirsti) Paltto is a children’s book about loneliness. In between worlds (2016) is a fantasy novel by Norwegian-Sapmi author and artist Máret Ánne Sara.   Unfortunately it's quite…