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I applied a HelMet library card in 2013. After a long term pause, I would like to start borrowing books again. However I cannot log in with the card number… 91 2.3.2020 Your customer record is not in our register anymore. Probably You haven't  used the card for some years, so the record has been deleted. You ought to visit any Helmet library to get a new card. Take Your ID card with You. Library card pre-registration: https://luettelo.helmet.fi/selfreg~S9 https://www.helmet.fi/en-US/Info/Using_the_library/Library_card_and_loans(950)
Do you have special activities and services for people living with an intellectual disability? 90 24.9.2019   Many Finnish libraries have easy-to-read pages in internet for example Helmet https://www.helsinginseutu.fi/hs/selkosivut-fi/vapaa-aika/kirjastot.   There are other service sites for those who need clear language for example Verneri https://verneri.net/selko/vapaa-aika/lukeminen/kay-kirjastossa/ and Papunet https://papunet.net/saavutettavuus/selkokieli-verkkosivuilla and Kehitysvammaliitto https://www.kehitysvammaliitto.fi/in-english/   The Espoo Library has people with intellectual disabilities who work part-time. They work two days a week with their supervisor.  Tasks include: shelving, unloading and rearranging. Espoo also makes remembrance trips. The librarian has assembled briefcases and used them to reminisce together. https…
What are stats in Finland for deaths related to pregnancy toxemia? It is 6.4 per 10,000 in US 88 21.10.2019 There were five maternal deaths related to high blood pressure disorders of pregnancy between 1998 and 2017 in Finland, all of which were due to pre-eclampsia: http://pxnet2.stat.fi/PXWeb/sq/1c8f1894-f099-414c-8679-f9780dc2bfa0. Source: Statistics Finland, Causes of death (http://www.stat.fi/til/ksyyt/index_en.html), database table 11bv -- Deaths by underlying cause of death (ICD-10, 3-character level), age and gender, 1998-2017. Here is the number of parturients in Finland between 2007 and 2017: parturients 2007–2017. Source: National Institute for Health and Welfare, Parturients and delivery procedures.
Onko One Piece merirosvo manga sarjasta kirjaversiota? Etsin äänikirjaa sarjasta näkövammaiselle 87 25.9.2019 Eiichiro Odan One piece -sarjaa ei ole julkaistu kirjana eikä myöskään äänikirjana. https://www.helmet.fi/fi-FI https://www.finna.fi/
Please i need help to learn Swedish what books or online courses you have in helmet ? 85 26.8.2019 I made a list of Swedish language books and language courses in Helmet. These books and courses have English as a teaching language. You can reserve them via Helmet. Books: AUTHOR       Herbst, Anna, kirjoittaja.TITLE        Swedish : guaranteed to get you talking / Anna Herbst, Ida                Burguete Holmgren, Pär Sörme.PUBL DATA    [Carlton] : Lonely Planet Global Ltd, 2018.AUTHOR       Holmes, Philip.TITLE        Swedish : a comprehensive grammar / Philip Holmes and Ian                Hinchliffe.PUBL DATA    London : Routledge, 1994..AUTHOR       Holmes, Philip.TITLE        Swedish : an essential grammar / Philip Holmes and Ian               Hinchliffe.PUBL DATA    London : Routledge, 2009.   AUTHOR       Holmqvist, Ivo,…
Dear Finnish librarians Hello. I’m a korean student. I am planning to travel around the Europe with four friends, and we want to look at different libraries… 85 18.10.2019 Information about Finnish libraries and Finnish library system can be found on the library-pages of the Ministry of Culture and Education, https://minedu.fi/en/libraries. You can read about the library network, financing, policies and legislation there.  You can read about developing libraries and the future of the Finnish libraries in Library for Citizens An essential part of the Finnish know-how, https://www.kirjastot.fi/sites/default/files/content/yleisten-kirjastojen-suunta-2016-2020-web-en.pdf I'm sure you want to visit Oodi, our new, beautiful library and a living meeting place in the center of Helsinki. You can really see there how all the functions of a modern library live in one building in harmony. You can ask for tours, https…
I would like to study library courses because I would like to work in a Library. Do you offer such a service? 85 10.11.2020 We don't offer library courses. You have to have a degree on information and libraries studies or business school level information studies to work in a library. Below is information from our previous answer (dated 7.4.2010): "You can study information and library studies in many places in Finland depending on the level you want to reach. You can do higher level studies in three universities: Tampere, Oulu and Åbo Academy (=Swedish speaking uviversity in Turku).Tampere University is maybe the most wellknown of these. You can also do the business school level studies in Seinäjoki, Oulu, Vaasa, Turku and Helsinki. There are also various open university courses for basic level information studies after which you can continue your studies in…
Is there a way to get The Economist in digital format since is not available on Flipster? Thanks in advance, Zeljko 84 7.8.2019 You can read The Economist in digital format in the National Library of Finland. The library's address is Unioninkatu 36 and it is open for everyone.  You need a temporarily ID, which entitles you to use the e-materials in the library. You can get the IDs from the library's customer service. The customer service is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. There are no customer workstations in the library and you have to use your own laptop. Please, take your id-card with you.  https://www.kansalliskirjasto.fi/en/collections/availability-and-use-of-materials/licenses-and-conditions-of-use-of-electronic-materials
How can i renew my loan of the book? 84 28.10.2020 Loan renewal is easiest to do through Helmet.fi. To log in You need Your library card number and PIN code. You can also renew your loans by telephoning or visiting the library.  Loans can be renewed up to five times, if they have no reservations pending. If you have 30 euros or more in unpaid fees, you will not be able to renew your loans. https://www.helmet.fi/en-US/Info/Using_the_library/Library_card_and_loa… https://www.helmet.fi/en-US
Help! I am from South Korea and I am studying about Finland's mobile library. I want to know something. Q. How many Finnish people use the mobile library for a… 83 29.5.2020 1. Loans from mobile libraries 6 229 346 year 2019, https://tilastot.kirjastot.fi/?lang=en&orgs=1&years=2019&stats=100. We can't individualize persons who use mobile libraries, because the library card is use in all the service points of the library in the city or municipality, for example if you have a library card to Helmet (Helsinki, Espoo, Vantaa, Kauniainen city libraries), you can use it in every service point of the city libraries in Helsinki, Espoo, Vantaa and Kauniainen including mobile libraries. 2. In Finland we have had a mobile library system for so long, that people see it as a normal part of the library. We have also long distancies in almost every other part of the country than the south, in many parts of…
I have some amount of personal books that I don't need anymore. Books are in Russian and English, in a good shape. I would be happy to give them away to the… 81 5.8.2019 Hi, Thank you for your mail and for your interest to share your books with others.  Please contact any bigger library first to give some info to them in advance. Contact links: https://www.helmet.fi/en-US (Helmet library) Iso omena Library:  Contact information Suomenlahdentie 1 02230 Espoo  kirjasto.omena@espoo.fi  (09) 8165 7723   Entresse Library: Siltakatu 11 02770 Espoo  kirjasto.entresse@espoo.fi  (09) 8165 3776   Sello library Leppävaarankatu 9 02600 Espoo  sellonkirjasto@espoo.fi  09 81657603   Tapiola library Kulttuuriaukio 2 02100 Espoo  kirjasto.tapiola@espoo.fi  050 428 9392      
Dear Librarian, I have returned the books that I had borrowed. Why they are not cleared from my account and I need to pay for them? This has happened quite a… 81 6.7.2020 Hi!  I am deeply sorry that your returning progress hasn´t been working as it should. I recommend you to call to your local library and find out what happened there. Here we don´t solve out client´s loaning and returning issues because of the information security.  All libraries have machines where you can borrow and return your loans. Librarians will advice you more about these things at your local library. You can check information, locations and phone numbers from libraries here: https://www.helmet.fi/Masterpages/#tab-libraries. 
Olemme Belgiasta perheen, jossa on 2 lasta. meillä on hollanninkielisiä kirjoja, joita lapsemme eivät enää lukeneet / eivät enää katso. voinko tehdä tämän… 80 27.6.2019 Meillä ei hollianninkielisille lastenkirjoille ole käyttöä, mutta voisitte tarjota niitä Helsingin kaupunginkirjastolle, jonka asiakaskunnassa saattaisi olla myös hollanninkielisiä asiakkaita.
I know that Finland has developed an acoustic library for storing oral data. Can you introduce me to the archive or sound library system of Finland? Please let… 77 29.10.2019 The sound collections are in the National Library, in  the Legal deposit office https://www.kansalliskirjasto.fi/en/legal-deposit-office . Their contact information can be found here, https://www.kansalliskirjasto.fi/en/legal-deposit-office#contact-information Finland has also a national center for accessible literature and publishing in Finland, https://www.celia.fi/eng/. They produce and deliver acoustic books for persons with print disabilities. The email address to Celia is palvelut@celia.fi.
I conduct research into the sustainability of library books in Europe. Could you inform me about the prevailing opinion in Finland about the… 77 18.8.2020 Thank you for your enquiry. There are no national guidelines for laminating the book in Finland. Every municipal library can decide individually about the ways of laminating or protecting the book. In Helmet libraries (municipal library for Helsinki metropolitan area) laminating is done by the supplier. That is part of the deal with the supplier. At the moment, Kuopio city library (in Eastern Finland) in experimenting with non-laminated books. The idea is to experiment how the books will last without lamination in the normal library circulation. The goal of the experiment is to lead Finnish libraries into more sustainable ways of producing and handling library material. We can expect results from the experiment after two years from now.
I registered for a Helmet library card online on the 8th of February(Monday). I was wondering when I’ll have to go pick it up? 77 11.2.2021 You can pick up Your Helmet library card any time after You have made the pre-registration. Actually the pre-registration is not necessary, but You will get your library card quicker by filling the registration form beforehand. Take a valid ID card with you. You can pick up your library card from any Helmet library. https://www.helmet.fi/en-US/Info/Using_the_library/Library_card_and_loa… https://luettelo.helmet.fi/selfreg~S9
Maybe a funny question to ask here, but if there are any job openings at the library, where can I find this messages? Kind regards 76 11.11.2019 Openings in the library are very often published in Kirjastot.fi, https://www.kirjastot.fi/ammattikalenteri The difficult part is that they are published in Finnish, but if you can read Finnish or translate the  messages, it's the easiest way to follow them. If you want jobs in Kouvola, you could follow Kouvola City jobs in their website, https://www.kouvola.fi/tyo-ja-yrittaminen/avoimet-tyopaikat/ also in Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/uusityokouvola . There are of course all vacancies, not only the library jobs. 
I want a book about nursing services, and about the CCU section. 76 7.5.2020 Here below you can see all books about nursing (hoitotyö) in Rutakko libraries. Most of them are unfortunately in Finnish.  https://rutakko.verkkokirjasto.fi/en/search?p_p_id=searchResult_WAR_arenaportlet&p_p_lifecycle=1&p_p_state=normal&p_r_p_arena_urn%3Aarena_facet_queries=subject_facet%3Dhoitoty%25C3%25B6&p_r_p_arena_urn%3Aarena_search_query=hoitoty%C3%B6&p_r_p_arena_urn%3Aarena_search_type=solr There are some books about heart diseases and children: https://rutakko.verkkokirjasto.fi/en/search?p_p_id=searchResult_WAR_arenaportlet&p_p_lifecycle=1&p_p_state=normal&p_r_p_arena_urn%3Aarena_facet_queries=&p_r_p_arena_urn%3Aarena_search_query=subject%3A+%22syd%C3%A4ntaudit+lapset%22&p_r_p_arena_urn%…
I recently saw an article discussing Helmet's plan to transition to bio covers instead of plastic book covers (https://www.themayor.eu/en/a/view/helsinki-s… 76 29.7.2021 The company which Helsinki libraries use to get bio covers for books is Pelloplast. https://pelloplast.fi/en/home/ (This is google translation from original finnish article) “Starting this spring, libraries in the Helsinki metropolitan area will use plant-based bioplastic, which does not contain fossil raw materials, to cover books. The use of more environmentally friendly materials will be introduced as new materials are coated and stocks of old plastic are used up.” “Coating books clearly extends the life of the book and thus reduces the burden on the environment. On the other hand, the use of plastic as a coating is an environmental problem. Until now, the difficulty has been to find a plant-based substitute of sufficient quality…
I would like to ask whether I can use SPSS in any of the computer belong to Helmet? 75 15.10.2019 It’s not possible to use SPSS – data via Helmet system, but you may  free download SPSS latest version from internet https://spss-64bits.en.softonic.com/download. You can also contact Helsinki University Libray whether it’s possible to use SPSS  there. e-mail: kirjasto@helsinki.fi phone: 0294123920