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Good afternoon, I´m an exchange student in Helsinki for some months, and I will like to learn to sew and if possible make my own socks and hat. Is there any… 1180 26.10.2015 Helsinki Adult Education Center (Helsingin työväenopisto) organises sewing courses (also for English speaking people). http://www.hel.fi/www/sto/fi/opiskelu/vapaita-paikkoja/vapaita-kurssipa… (sorry, but the pages are only in Finnish). http://www.hel.fi/www/sto/fi/opiskelu/maahanmuuttajat-immigrants/muut-k… https://ilmonet.fi/#fi/search/txt=sewing http://www.opistostakasin.fi/kurssikertomukset/through-the-eye-of-a-nee…
I am a japanese student. I bought the book "suomea suomeksi" to study suomi. If it is possible , I want to join a suomi class where they use this textbook. If… 1178 18.5.2011 Adult Education Centre in Jyväskylä (in the City Library building, Vapaudenkatu 39-41) has Finnish for foreigners courses. I am not sure if they have courses in the summertime, but they will have next autumn (enrolment in August). Last semester they used a book called Hyvin menee, but the book for the next semester has not been decided. Adult Education Centre: http://www.jyvaskyla.fi/kansalaisopisto/inenglish University Language Centre has also Finnish courses for students: https://kielikeskus.jyu.fi/opetus/suomi-toisena-ja-vieraana-kielena/en/…
How many countries contains "Union Jack" in their national flags? 1176 19.1.2009 There are many countries and especially colonies that have uset Union Jack in their flags. According to Wikipedia, four countries have nowadays Union Jack as a part of their flags: Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and Tuvalu. In addition many territories and regions have Union Jack in their flag. Further information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Union_Flag#Use_in_other_flags
I am researching the 1934 wedding in Port Germein , South Australia, of Barbara Strachey, an English woman, to Olaf Hultin, said to be the son of the Professor… 1173 4.3.2011 I am sorry to say that we could not find any direct answers to your question. Probably the wedding was not as enormous publicity event in Finland as in Australia. Some information of the father of Olaf Hultin, Arvid Hultin, we found rather easily - for instance, he was not a professor at classics, but a librarian in the University Library of Helsinki (or National Library of Finland, as it is nowadays called) and in addition a researcher of literature. It might be possible that the National Library might have some archives of their former employees and there might be more information on his descendants. The contact information of the National Library can be found here: http://www.nationallibrary.fi/infoe/contacts.html Furthermore, if the…
Can I have a list music CDs in Helsinki main (or other in other libraries as well) which are related with Cuban (Cuba) music? In which library and where in… 1166 2.12.2002 You will find our bibliographic database at http://www.libplussa.fi/#en . Go to the "Basic search" . Choose "Subject heading or class" and type "Kuuba" as search word. In the menu "Display All kinds of items" choose "Only CDs". Search. (Unfortunately you have to use subject headings in Finnish, because our bibliographic records are in Finnish. If you choose title search you can also type Cuba# in English - note the truncation mark - but in that case you will get less references and not all of them are necessarily relevant.) In the database you will also see the availability of the CDs in different libraries. The largest music collections in general are at Pasila Music Station, Töölö, Itäkeskus and Kallio libraries.
I'm looking to obtain a copy of obituary notices from Helsinki Finland, can you make copies and send them for a reasonable fee. The person I'm thinking of died… 1162 23.4.2003 Please contact the Genealogical Society of Finland at http://www.genealogia.fi/indexe.htm for copies of old obituaries.
How is Finnish Ask a Librarian service organized and how it functions (including technical aspects)? 1159 19.2.2003 Ask a Librarian is a joint online reference enquiry service with a trilingual user interface. In its present form the service was started in 1999. Use of the service is free of charge. At the moment, 27 public libraries, Parliament library and Library of Statistics are available for answering questions. More libraries are expected in join in. Answers are given within 3 working days. The answer is sent to the e-mail address given by the customer in the question form. 2569 answers were given in 2002 and 2647 in 2001, with very positive feedback from users. Most of the answers are stored in a public archive. In the archive the answers can be searched by free-text, date or keywords. All public answers are stored in the The Finnish archive,…
Il ruolo della donna nel opera "Niskavuoren Heta" di Hella Wuolijoki. 1159 7.1.2005 Per quanto riguarda la sua tema (il ruolo della donna nel opera "Niskavuoren Heta" di Hella Wuolijoki) io consiglierei la ricerca di Anu Koivunen (Performative histories, foundational fictions: gender and sexuality in Niskavuori films, 2003) . In finnico c'e quella di Marja-Terttu Halpio-Huttunen (Naisen asema Hella Wuolijoen tuotannossa, Turku 1972), che è essenziale. Vale la pena di informarsi anche dalla biblioteca di universitá di Turku.
Writing this message I'd like to ask is there any possibility to make EVS in Finnish libraries for a Turkish MLIS student who is working as a school librarian… 1159 3.4.2015 In Finnish libraries, there are only few volunteers, and it’s usually necessary that they can speak Finnish. I don’t know if there have been any EVS volunteers in Finnish libraries, but you are free to try by contacting libraries. Each library has its own volunteering policy, so you should send email those libraries you are interested in. You can find contact information for Finnish libraries at http://www.libraries.fi/en-GB/libraries/.
Where could i find the author and title of three entries found under the subject aids? 1156 1.12.2001 You can search items in Helsinki, Espoo, Vantaa and Kauniainen city libraries' common bibliographics database Plussa http://www.libplussa.fi/#en Select the search type for subject heading and type aids. Also select display material in english. Here are some examples Duesberg, Peter: AIDS--the good news is HIV doesn't cause it. Rimer, Robert A.: HIV+--working the system. Johnson, Earvin: What you can do to avoid AIDS.
I'm a librarian of South korea. I have a plan to an overseas trip on 2012. So I would like to know the information of international conferences or symposiums… 1151 8.12.2011 We have the honour to organize the IFLA conference in the year 2012 in Finland. In this following link you will find conference information, http://conference.ifla.org/ifla78 , plus the satellite meetings of the IFLA conference, http://conference.ifla.org/ifla78/satellite-meetings . I hope you will attend!
I'm a librarian and here our field called "Library and Information Sciences" I wanna know what do you call the field especially in universities of Finland… 1151 7.9.2012 At the moment you can be qualified as an librarian in Finland both in some universities and in some unversities of applied sciences. In the University of Tampere the programme is called Information Studies and Interactive Media: http://www.uta.fi/sis/en/iti/index.html In the University of Oulu the programme is called Information Studies: http://www.oulu.fi/education/education-programmes/informaatiotutkimukse… In Seinäjoki, Turku and Oulu Universities of Applied Sciences the programme is called Programme in Library and Information Services: http://www.seamk.fi/In_English/Studies/Degree_programmes_in_Finnish.iw3 http://www.oamk.fi/koulutus_ja_hakeminen/nuoret_suomenkielinen/kulttuur… http://www.turkuamk.fi/public/default.aspx?nodeid=17001…
While visiting Helsinki for the first time this summer, we photographed a sign on a food stand at the market by the harbor. Could you please give us a… 1141 16.11.2009 The food stand at the Helsinki market place sells coffee, warm meat pies and donuts. There are different kinds of ‘lihapiirakka’(meat pie) and ‘munkkipossu’(donut), so the pictures on the following sites show you the most typical forms they are sold in Finland. munkkipossu or possumunkki http://www.huovisenleipomo.fi/catalog/images/possumunkki.jpg http://www.mumminpullapuoti.fi/img/kuvastot/58.jpg lihapiirakka http://www.primula.fi/uploads/pics/crop.Lihapiirakka_ryhmae.612x466.jpg http://siwa.lahikauppa.fi/client-data/recipePictures/330_Lihapiirakka.g…
I am an American (in New Orleans, Louisiana) considering moving out of the country and Finland is one of my top choices. What degree in Finland is required to… 1133 18.11.2014 There are requirements based on the Finnish Library decree. You can find that at http://www.libraries.fi/en-GB/library-branch/basic-information-about-fi…, Section 4. In nuthell, 70 per cent of the personnel should have an education suitable for library. 45 per cent should have “a university degree comprising or supplemented with higher education studies in library and information sciences of a minimum extent of 60 ECTS points” or “a polytechnic degree comprising or supplemented with higher education studies in library and information sciences of a minimum extent of 60 ECTS points”. According to KVTES (a collective agreement; http://flash.kuntatyonantajat.fi/kvtes-2014-2016/html/), a basic salary for a librarian in municipal libraries is…
Where do i find the traditional dance in Finland? 1127 26.9.2005 You can find information about the finnish folk dancing e.g. in the pages Folk dancing of Virtual Finland, http://virtual.finland.fi/netcomm/news/showarticle.asp?intNWSAID=27060 . You might study following books Old Finnish folk dances / edited by Sari Heikkilä ; [illustration by Timo Hukkanen]. Helsinki : Suomalaisen kansantanssin ystävät, 1988. Collan, Anni, Dances of Finland / Anni Collan and Yngvar Heikel ; [illustrated by Valerie Prentis]. London : Max Parrish & Company, 1950. You could also contact The Finnish Dance Information Centre, http://www.danceinfo.fi/english/ and Finnish folklore association, http://www.kansantanssinyst.fi/ fur further information.
Where can I find the film Miesten vuoro with English subtitles, for rent or purchase? 1126 5.1.2019 Documentary film Miesten vuoro (2011) by Joonas Berghäll ja Mika Hotakainen is available in Helmet Libraries. The film has subtitles in English. The Dvd is at the moment on shelf in several Helmet Libraries. You can check the availability in the Helmet Web Libary. You can make a request and the dvd will be sent to the library you have selected as quickly as possible. https://haku.helmet.fi/iii/encore/record/C__Rb1988659__Smiesten%20vuoro__Orightresult__U__X7;jsessionid=208EAC1C149C076AFCB35E7100BFB68A?lang=eng&suite=cobalt
I have to write an extended essay. My chosen theme is: "How the online librarys reference desks work all around the world?" I would like to ask you a favour… 1122 15.2.2006 First some facts about the Ask a librarian, http://www.libraries.fi/ask_librarian/ . It is the joint online reference inquiry service of the Finnish libraries. This means that the questions are answered in many libraries in the whole country. There is a list containing the participating libraries in our service, http://www.libraries.fi/ask_librarian/libraries/ . We provide service in three languages: finnish, swedish and english. There is also a more simple question form for children in finnish and swedish. 1) The most often asked questions. I’m afraid there is no fresh study about the contence of the questions. There is one student who is planning to make a study about the reference questions sent to our service, but I’m afraid that she…
Hyva paivaa! I've noticed that you hold a copy of a video of Kalevi Aho's opera AVAIN. Could you please tell me where did you get it and how can I buy a copy… 1114 8.9.2003 Dear Sir! You asked about a video recording of Kalevi Aho's opera "Avain". It is a recording that was made in Savonlinna Opera festival in year 1986 by Finnish broadcasting company, Yleisradio (YLE). YLE Export Department has a special service for libraries and educational institutions called "YLE Tallennemyynti" which produces video and audio cassettes of Yleisradio's TV and radio programmes. Since this service is not commercial and is aimed to serve the above mentioned institutions, I would suggest that You read more about its operation from the english pages of Yleisradio: http://www.yle.fi/tallennemyynti/ Please note that you can choose the language of the pages by clicking "In English". While there are restrictions for private…
I have 1 book which is overdue and have to return back to Library 10 in Helsinki. Unfortunately I wont visit Helsinki on this month and would like to return it… 1113 27.6.2008 You may return the library book by mail, the address to Library 10 is: Kirjasto 10 Elielinaukio 2 G P.O. Box 4200 If the book happens to get lost in the mail, it will be your responsibility to compensate for it by paying the compensation charge ordered by the owner of the book, the city library in question. Books can also be renewed three times either at our www.helmet.fi homepage or by telephone. To renew items through the Net you need a PIN code that you can only acquire by visiting a city library in the Helsinki region. The Library 10 telephone number is 09-31085000. Renewals cannot be made if you have unpaid library fees that exceed 5€.
I am looking for some birth records or anything on my Finnish ancestors from Teisko. My great-grandmother and great-great grandfather moved to the USA in 1909… 1103 30.4.2010 Here are some useful addresses Institute of Migration in Finland (Siirtolaisuusinstituutti - Finland) http://www.migrationinstitute.fi/index_e.php Institute has a service called The Emigrant Register for genealogists and the descendants of Finnish emigrants. The Genealogical Society of Finland (Suomen Sukututkimusseura) http://www.genealogia.fi/index.php?lang=en The parish records are the main information sources for genealogists in Finland. You will probably find something of interest on the HisKi- Church Records database on the Genealogical Society's webbsite, http://www.genealogia.fi/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1… . The best way to begin is probably to contact the Genealogical Society of Finland, http://www.…