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How can I make good presentations and what resources can help me achieve that? 995 17.5.2013 Here are books about presentation skills in work and business. All of these are to be found in HelMet libraries. Walker, T. J. How to give a pretty good presentation : a speaking survival guide for the rest of us Bradbury, Andrew Successful presentation skills Navarro, Joe Louder than words : take your career from average to exceptional with the hidden power of nonverbal intelligence Gallo, Carmine The presentation secrets of Steve Jobs : how to be insanely great in front of any audience Hall, Richard Brilliant presentations : what the best presenters know, do and say Arnold, Jackie Speaking on special occasions Speechmaker's bible Rev. and updated / by Nick Marshallsay and Jane Moseley Jay, Antony Effective presentation : how to create…
Which king was called the sun king and when did he live? 994 1.4.2014 Louis XIV was called the Sun King (“le Roi-Soleil” in French). He was born in 1638 and died in 1715. For more information, please see the Wikipedia article at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_XIV_of_France.
Какая страна имеет самую низкую плотность населения на 1 квадратный километр? 990 13.12.2006 На сайте Статистического бюро Финляндии есть таблица, которая содержит данные о странах мира. Информация обновлена в ноябре 2006 года. Вот адрес: http://www.stat.fi/tup/maanum/03_pinta-ala_vakiluku_ja_paakaupunki_mait… В таблице есть столбец «population density» (плотность населения). Оказывается, что самая редконаселенная страна в мире сейчас – Монголия. Плотность населения Монголии составляет 1.8 чел./ кв. км. В таблице указаны и более редко населенные регионы (напр. Западная Сахара, Гренландия), но это не самостоятельные страны.
Is Christmas really the birthday of Jesus? 990 21.1.2009 We can say with all probability that the 25th December is not a real birthday of Christ. This day was celebrated as a Christian feast first in the middle of the 4th century. There are many theories about the reasons of the choice of the 25th December since the Bible does not provide any clear information in this matter. (a) historical theory of religion The 25th December has some connection with feasts of other religions. The Christians borrowed a feast from some neighbouring religion or they deliberately wanted to supersede such one. In fact, the cult of Sun was in the beginning of fourth century popular in the Roman empire and it has been suggested that the 25th December was celebrated as a birthday of Sun. In any case the time round…
I was just wondering if it would be possible to volunteer at a library? If so, what sort of duties would I be doing? 987 11.2.2014 First of all: if one cannot speak Finnish moderately well, there are quite few jobs at the library available. The customers have the right to get service on their own language. There are some duties, where the fluent Finnish is not so necessary - like putting the returned books back to shelves and other technical jobs -, but the main question is, if the library really needs that kind of help. I would say, that many public libraries do not necessarily want volunteered people, unless they have some kind of experience with the library material or with customer services. But in the end everything depends on the local circumstances and the thoughts of the chief librarian. You just got to visit one of them to know, if working in the library…
I see that the Ruoholahti library is a "children's library" and appears to function inside a school. does this still mean its open to everyone. even if you… 986 21.3.2013 Yes, Ruoholahti Children's Library is open to everyone. The most of the collection is for children and the library is closed during school holidays. But otherwise it is like any other Helsinki city library. Wellcome! http://www.helmet.fi/en-US/Libraries_and_services/Ruoholahti_Childrens_…
How is the mobile library kirjastoauto actually works? There is no information at site of HelMet, only the timetable. Can I pre-order some books and how can i… 986 29.1.2014 The mobile library Helsinki has two buses: Skidi and Stara. The buses has in all 35 bus stops in Helsinki. You can make reservations through Helmet: http://www.helmet.fi/en-US When selected a mobile library for collection, your reserved material will be available for you at the mobile library stop on two subsequent dates. When making a reservation select a mobile library as your library from the dropdown menu and type the name of the bus stop.
I'm a teacher writing from Poland. I'd like to know a bit more about Finnish libraries: what they have to offer, how they cooperate with schools, what the key… 986 4.2.2015 First a link to a publication, which you may find interesting http://linda.linneanet.fi/F/GLI4HL2GG1TSFEJ18L843FFELJ7236UALH5IIDQ8ILX… Net resources: - Ministry of Education; Libraries in Finland http://www.minedu.fi/OPM/Kirjastot?lang=en - Ministry of education;Library network in Finland http://www.minedu.fi/OPM/Kirjastot/kirjastoverkosto/?lang=en - The National Library of Finland http://www.nationallibrary.fi/libraries/coordination/librarysectors.html - Libraries.fi http://www.libraries.fi/en-GB/libraries/ - School libraries in Finland (Article) http://slq.nu/?article=volume-46-no-1-2013-10
Good afternoon, Searching for biographical information about Herbert Cornell I came upon this page: http://www.fono.fi/KappaleenTiedot.aspx?kappale=bambina… 985 13.7.2011 It seems that not. We could not find any references about that. We checked some databases: Fono, Suomen äänitearkisto, Viola. Although Harry Bergström (1910-1989) has several pseudonyms: Gerald Beach, Harold G Burgess, Leonard Fleuvemont, Sointu Karikas, Lenny, Jorge Monterio, Tintti-Kalle And unfortunately we couldn't find any information about that whose pseudonym is Herbert Cornell. Hope you will find what you are looking for!
Dear Sir! I wonder about inheritance rules for digital contents(Email, Blog, Homepage for social networking, Game avatar etc) If someone die in a sudden, He or… 984 29.9.2010 Dear Sir According to the [Finnish) Copyright Act (404/1961) Anyone who has created a literary or artistic work has a copyright for his/her work (in section 1). (The work can be e.g. in digital form or the work can be published on the web, but it has to be a work. I'm sure You understand well, that in many cases there is a difficult judicial question about that if some creation is/is not a work.) After the death of the author the copyright is applicable to matrimonial law, wills and succession rules. (in section 41) Unfortunately the Copyright Act translation is not available in Finlex (an open judicial data bank on the web). You can ask for a translation to English of the Ministry of the Justice e-mail: viestinta.om@om.fi I hope this…
Please guide me to the best source on Finnish designers - (dates etc.) available on the Internet - Authority file ? 983 8.4.2008 A good source for finnish designers is http://www.finnishdesign.fi/home On the left of this page in blue: "About us", you can find more information. For example DESIGN MUSEUM has very good pages under this file. LINKS is also good to look at. Gallery has some older designers featured. On the whole these pages have a lot of information about Finnish design and designers.
I am writing a master's work on the study of corporate virtual reference services of libraries of foreign countries! Help me, please, to find information about… 982 8.1.2010 First, more information about Ask a Librarian can be found in our archive by searching with the keyword Ask a Librarian, http://www.libraries.fi/en-GB/ask_librarian/keywords/ . In the Library branch channel of Libraries.fi, http://www.libraries.fi/en-GB/library_branch/articles/, there is a powerpoint-presentation about Ask a Librarian (2007), some of the numbers are old, but otherwise it still contains valid information. As for your questions, I try to give you answers below. We have no other restrictions than those mentioned. The most important fact to remember is that we work in a library, we help find information, but we can not always provide ready answers, in for instance questions concerning health, sicknesses or law. In cases…
Do you have any books or journals that have information on aids in Kenya or people leaving with aids in Kenya? 981 16.2.2004 Tampere City Library has limited resources to acquire medical literature in English, so we have only general books on aids in our collection. Tampere University Library - http://www.uta.fi/laitokset/kirjasto/lib/ -has better book and journal collections in both medical and sociological fields. Here are some book names You can ask from the Tampere University Library : Author : Odiwuor, Wycliffe Humphrey Title: HIV/AIDS and primary education in Kenya : effects and strategies Stockholm : Stockholm University, 2000 and Author Odiwuor, Wycliffe Humphrey Title: The impact of HIV/AIDS on primary education : a case on selected districts of Kenya Stockholm : Stockholm University, 2000 They also have several different databases You can use at that…
Where may I find an "Ask a librarian" website for most of the EU countries in a language I speak ? (french, english, spanish). Thank you for any help you may… 981 2.7.2013 I found a list which is for libraries with some form of synchronous or chat reference services. The list isn't perfect and some links don't even work but it gives way of indication. Link: http://liswiki.org/wiki/Chat_reference_libraries
Where can I find information relating to the requirements to becomming employed as a librarian in Helsinki? Do I need a Masters in Library Research? 981 18.8.2014 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 nutshell, 70 per cent of the personnel should have an education suitable for the library. That’s why it’s quite hard to get a job at the library without that education, at least in Helsinki and other big cities. In addition, most of the libraries require that librarians speak Finnish, as it’s needed for customer service. See also Facts about Finnish libraries at http://www.libraries.fi/en-GB/library-branch/basic-information-about-fi….
How are you? I'm pleased to know your city library because your library has a lot of wonderful qualities to be an excellent library. First of all, I'm not a… 978 29.11.2012 I am glad to hear that you are interested in Helsinki City Library. First of all, I wonder which page you were looking at to find the information you mentioned. Perhaps it was the home page of Helsinki City Library ( http://www.lib.hel.fi/en-GB/ ) . This may sound a little complicated, but I will try to help you understand the points you mentioned. Helsinki City Library consists of the Main Library and 38 branch libraries. The Main library is situated in Pasila district about three kilometres from the city centre. It has the largest collections and also houses the administrative departments of whole Helsinki City Library. The branch libraries are situated in different areas all around the city. In addition to these, Helsinki City Library…
How long did Seija (wife of the author Gunnar Mattson) live after having her child in "The Princess" (islandic title "Prinsessan")? 977 27.4.2006 Seija lived over 30 years after that. She died 9.12.1997. Norwegian teacher and writer Ola Tungesvik has written a book: Jos vain saan olla onnellinen... (Om jeg får vaere lykkelig...) and that book tells about Seija, too. Gunnar Mattsson died 1989. Ola and Seija had seven happy years together before Seija died.
As an American tourist I will be in the Pulkkila area in June, and need to find sleeping accomodations there or nearby for my wife and myself. Please name… 975 31.3.2008 There are some summer accomodations available in the Siikalatva area to which Pulkkila also belongs. The page in the address http://www.metsainfo.fi/index.php?page=_ravintolat&type=6&lang=fi shows you the area of Siikalatva on the map. The nearest city is Oulu. The Names and addresses of the summer hotels and cottages in Piippola are as follows: Piippolan vaarin kesähotelli Piippolan käsi- ja taideteollisuusoppilaitos Keskustie 29 92620 Piippola Puh: (08) 8119 111 Haapavesi Hotelli Haapakannel Vanhatie 47 p. 08 - 452 370, fax 08 - 450 520 Rantsila Taukoranta Ky Nelostie 1500 p. 08 - 253 790 Lamun Loma Niemelänkuja 2 A 92920 Ahokylä Seppo Piippo Gsm. 040-5045 605 Juhani Mahosenaho Gsm. 050-3486 994, 040-5483197 email: seppo.piippo.@…
I am from Afghanistan (Pashto speaker) living in Helsinki and we have so many Pashto speaker families here, but unfortunately there is no book in the library… 974 24.2.2004 Thank you for your concern! According to the acquisitions and cataloguing department of Helsinki City Library, the purchasing of books in Pashto is quite complicated. However, we have managed to get some material. The books are available after they have been processed for circulation (transliterating etc.).
Who will answer Ask a Librarian guestions - the specialists or librarians? How big is this service? How good (accurate, detailed) are the answers? 971 7.5.2003 People who are giving answers in our service are all librarians. In addition of 51 public libraries there are also special libraries participating this service. The Ask a Librarian started in 1999. We have sent almost 70 000 answers (-2018). Of these almost 40 000 are in the public archive of the service. In the year 2017 2830 questions were answered, this year 3054 (1.1.2018-22.10.2018). In the year 2017 174 different librarians answered question in the service. It is a bit difficult to estimate how good (accurate, detailed) the answers are. Our target is to give as good answers as possible. We usually give a couple of good sources (books and web-sites) but quite often also advice, how to search (adresses of the databases, suitable…