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Is autism from congenital disease or not? 891 26.11.2008 We do not have the expertise to answer medical questions or contemplate questions like this. The best person you can ask this question would be an expert in autism. Maybe you could ask a faculty of medicine near your home residence, whether they can recommend you somebody. You can find information about autism for instance in following books (which I found in our collections in Finland): Wall, Kate, Autism and early years practise : a guide for early years professionals, teachers and parents. London : Paul Chapman Publishing, 2004. Frith, Uta, Autism.: Esplaining the enigma. 1990. Tinbergen, Niko, Autistic children.1985. Tammet, Daniel, Born on a blue day : a memoir of Asperger's and an extraordinary mind. London : Hodder & Stoughton,…
Madam, sir for our choir in Switzerland I am in search for the full text and full score of the traditional folk song "taivas on sininen ja valkoinen...", I… 891 14.09.2010 I found the finnish folk song "Taivas on sininen ja valkoinen" in two books (Suuri toivelaulukirja 1 and Kultaiset koululaulut vanhoilta ajoilta). In both books there is only two strophes. So It seems that song consits only those two strophes.
What is the definition of plagiarism? 887 26.11.2008 According to BBC English Dictionary (Harper Collins Publishers, 1992) plagiarism is "the practice of using or copying someone else's idea or work and pretending that you thought of it or created it". The word is also "used showing disapproval". More definitions can be found in Google. Write 'define:plagiarism' (without quotes) in Google's search box. You can found article on plagiarism in Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plagiarism.
I have a question: What qualities define a great team leader? Thank you for your answer 882 31.01.2013 You can find litterature in English about teams and leadership from Helmet-online catalogue (www.helmet.fi) for example by using keywords (in Finnish) tiimit and johtaminen and then limit the search by language (English). As a result you get, among others, Belbin, Meredith: Team roles at work 2010; Robbins, Stephen P: Essentials of organizational behavior 2010; Godard, Alain: Transformational leadership: shared dreams to succeed 2000; Goleman, Daniel: The new leaders: transforming the art of leadership into the science of results 2003. Here is one internetpage dealing with the subject: http://www.teams-and-leadership.com/
Please send any information pertaining to unemployment rate in Finland and its affect on the economy. 879 13.12.2001 Have you visited webpages of Finnish Ministy of Labour http://www.mol.fi/english/index.html. Click "press release and statistics" and then " Employment bulletin". In pages you`ll find information of unemployment rate in Finland from February 1998 to October 2001. Figures in the beginning of 1990`s you`ll find in Statistics Finland http://www.stat.fi/index_en.html. Click "Finland in figures" and "labour market". There you can also find other information concerning you problem. Then you can try e.g following Finland-links: http://www.vn.fi/vm/english/national_economy/turku_ecofin/ecofin99.htm http://www.internationalspecialreports.com/archives/99/finland/8.html http://www.imf.org/external/np/sec/pn/1999/pn9995.htm http://www.eubusiness.com/…
How to listen to music cd in library? 879 01.12.2008 Many HelMet-libraries have their own music department. You find the list here (sorry, but the information is only in Finnish) http://www.lib.hel.fi/fi-FI/musiikkiosastot Libraries with music department have cd-players for listening music in library. Greatest and most diverse collection of music offers Library 10 http://www.lib.hel.fi/en-GB/kirjasto10 There are four fixed cd-players and also headphones to loan for music listening. Also other HelMet-libraries have smaller cd-collections and fixed or portable cd-players for library patrons. Some libraries have also cd-towers for music listening. Maybe the best way is to contact your library beforehand and ask about possibilities to listen music there.
I am an undergraduate student from Tallinn, Estonia. I am preparing to write my BA diploma and I am looking for all the possible information I can find on the… 877 06.08.2003 Everyone can visit Finnish public (and university) libraries. Library services are basically free, but for example overdued loans, printing and copying are charged for. A library card is not necessary when visiting a library, and there is no entrance fee. In Helsinki City Library printouts and photocopies cost 0,20€ each. You´ll find contact information in our website http://www.lib.hel.fi/english/ . Welcome to Helsinki City Library!
I want to learn Finnish acrross the distance, how can the Library help me getting studying materials? 877 22.10.2014 There are some Finnish courses online. You can find them via Infopankki. Infopankki is a website published by City of Helsinki: http://www.infopankki.fi/en/living-in-finland/finnish-and-swedish/finni…
Is there any possibility to read books online? And if yes, then how? 875 31.03.2009 Yes, there is. First, go to this page http://www.helmet.fi/search~S9/X Then, put two ** into the first box, choose E-books from the menu and choose Go. As a result you can see all of our E-books. You can borrow these E-books with your Helmet Library Card number plus your PIN-code. You can get a PIN-code only by showing your identification card in the library.
I,m looking for words to a children,s siong about a shepherd boy and his birch bark horn 871 26.03.2012 A song called "Paimenen laulu" (or Paimenlaulu = A shepherd's song) was translated and published by composer P.J.Hannikainen at the beginning of 1900's. It is said to be composed by A. Klauwell (though it might as well be a folk tune). The complete Finnish lyrics are available at Wikisource page http://fi.wikisource.org/wiki/Paimenen_laulu_(Hannikainen) Sheet music can be found for example in the songbook "Suuri toivelaulukirja 10". There are no Englis lyrics for this song, but a rough translation would go like this: 1. I am a young shepherd, happy as a bird. All day long I play on my birch bark horn. 2. When the cattle bells are ringin, and birds are singing too. I like to answer them on my birch bark horn. 3. When the evening comes, I…
The flags of Islamic nations are often decorated with the crescent moon. What is the relation between Islam and the crescent moon? 870 23.01.2009 Here are a couple of articles on the subject: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crescent http://islam.about.com/od/history/a/crescent_moon.htm
I would like to ask how can I donate a book to the library in Jyväskylä without going there in person ( I live in Tampere). Thank you in advance! 870 19.03.2015 Hi, we hope that books that one donates are in a good condition. If we have that book already many peaces, we don't take it. You can take it back when you come to the library. We don't send it back. If you want post your donation to Jyväskylä library, the address is: Jyväskylän kaupunginkirjasto - Keski-Suomen maakuntakirjasto Vapaudenkatu 39-41 40100 Jyväskylä Write a letter also, so we know your purpose. Thank you!
Dear Sir, I am student from NATIONAL TAIWAN UNIVERSITY--Library and Information Science. In this semester i took one subject about Reading Library, In my final… 869 23.12.2008 Children´s library work in Helsinki is very active and versatile including for example co-operation with schools, Real Reader campaigns and “book tipster” activities promoting reading in libraries, schools and day-care centers. Here are some Internet pages concerning library services for children and book talk in Helsinki City Library: Reading is a Joy, Raija Poutiainen´s article about book talk or book tipping in schools. http://www.lib.hel.fi/Page/28dbe7a7-ac9d-4775-8b97-f87256ad4d4e.aspx Annual Reports of the Helsinki City Library containing information of library services and activities for children. http://www.lib.hel.fi/Page/617bc4c1-1451-4c82-b004-a416a77b6d3d.aspx Children´s web pages of The Helsinki City Library http://www.lib.hel…
What is a digital library 868 19.10.2010 According to Wikipedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_library, a digital library is “a library in which collections are stored in digital formats (as opposed to print, microform, or other media) and accessible by computers”. “The DELOS Digital Library Reference Model” mentioned in the Wikipedia article defines it as “[a]n organization, which might be virtual, that comprehensively collects, manages and preserves for the long term rich digital content, and offers to its user communities specialized functionality on that content, of measurable quality and according to codified policies”. If you like to get more information about this topic, please see the Wikipedia article at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_library. There you…
Which nation's territory Antarctica is? 863 21.01.2009 Antarctica does not belong to any country. Several countries have made territorial claims, but they are not generally recognized. More information about Antarctica and also about the Antarctic Treaty, an international agreement regulating the use of the continent, from Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antarctica.
How many countries contains "Union Jack" in their national flags? 861 19.01.2009 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 a French librarian, I visited your library (Sello library in Espoo) in October and I saw in the children library "woolhats" against noise. Could you say… 859 23.04.2015 The "woolhats" are products of the Okko design company. They are designed by Laura Tuovila. www.okko.se
I'm a traveler from Taiwan, and I'm a librarian in the elementary school. I heard the library in Finland is very nice. I will go to Finland next week, I have … 858 21.07.2014 Since I don't know which library you are going to, I can't give you a specific answer. Many public libraries will let you take photographs, but to be on the safe side, ask the staff when you get there if photographing is alright.
(Hello)! I am an MSLIS student at Simmons College in Boston, MA, USA who is doing an area study project on Finland and its libraries/library and information… 855 14.04.2010 Hello! How nice that you are interested in Finnish Libraries. You have found our website, which contains information about Finnish Libraries and specially public libraries. The site of Finnish Library Association is off course important. Maybe you will find interesting information about Finnish public libraries in Helsinki City Library site, http://www.lib.hel.fi/en-GB/ . Public libraries statistics can be found in a database here, http://tilastot.kirjastot.fi/en-GB/ . The National Library Website can be of interest http://www.nationallibrary.fi/index.html , maybe you also could visit the site of the Department Information Studies in Tampere university http://www.uta.fi/laitokset/infim/english/index.html . I did'nt quite understand what…
Is it possible to borrow an audio recorder from your library? Do you have this service? I need it for my thesis research. 854 22.10.2012 Hey! Unfortunately this kind of service is not available in the library.