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Will you please tell us if you have any materials about Islam history in Scandinavian countries. Thank you so much. 1028 17.12.2014 There is a little Wikipedia article about Islam in Sweden: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Islam_in_Sweden#History Here you have also a book about Islam in the Nordic and Baltic countries: Islam in the Nordic and Baltic countries / edited by Göran Larsson (2009) Here is a review of it: http://static.sdu.dk/mediafiles//Files/Om_SDU/Centre/C_Mellemoest/Viden… This book is in collections of some university libraries and in the library of Parliament: http://linda.linneanet.fi/F/UKV8H2GEV7EXP8YDR7ASYIMXL9MPYAU6D4C2F7PN22M…
Is Christmas really the birthday of Jesus? 1025 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…
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… 1025 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.
How can I make good presentations and what resources can help me achieve that? 1024 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…
My girlfriend is Finnish and lives in Helsinki. She just bought a new appartment and as a Christmas present I want to give her a 'subscription' to a good… 1021 13.12.2004 Since 1995 there has been an artotheque in connection with Rikhardinkatu Library in Helsinki. The works of art are lent out on a monthly fee basis. The works can also be bought. The price varies according to the work. The collection can be looked at on http://www.helsingintaiteilija.net (Taidelainaamo, Nettigalleria) http://www.taidelainaamo.fi/tl/gallery/
I was just wondering if it would be possible to volunteer at a library? If so, what sort of duties would I be doing? 1019 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…
Are Finland's telephone white pages soon to be available on the internet?Tnaks 1014 16.3.2001 Here are a few Internet-links you can look. Some of them are in Finnish and you must register. Some of the information is free of charge and some isn't. http://www.numeronetti.fi/kayttoohjeet/index.html , http://www.0100100.com/ . You can look in English http://cc.inet.fi/cgi-bin/gwis/Site?26OAA3C47.k9lpQ_Xil7OeG2ypBryC8dCQ… .
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? 1014 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….
I am looking for the journal "Anarkhiia" (a.k.a. "Anarhia," "Anarchia" or "Anarkhia") publsihed in Moscow/Petrograd after the Russian revolution. Could you… 1011 18.6.2002 Search on the union database of the academic libraries of Finland gives several matches with the search word ”anarhia” (transliterated according to ISO 9), but none of them would seem to be the journal you are looking for. For more information, please contact the department of Russian and Slavic materials of Helsinki University, called Slavonic Library (e-mail hyk-slav@helsinki.fi , www-address http://www.lib.helsinki.fi/english/services/collections/slavonic.htm ). On the telephone they told that they don’t have any old journal called Anarhia that would date from the period of the Russian Revolution of 1917. They do have two issues of Anarhia published in 1990-91 by anarcho-syndicalists in Petrograd.
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… 1011 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
Can I return a book loan from Vuosaari library to an other library in Helsinki (ex: Itäkeskus or Herttoniemi)? Thank you. 1008 17.8.2013 You can return a book loan from Vuosaari library to any HelMet library in Helsinki, Espoo, Vantaa or Kauniainen. http://www.helmet.fi/en-US http://luettelo.helmet.fi/search~S9/k
Good afternoon, Searching for biographical information about Herbert Cornell I came upon this page: http://www.fono.fi/KappaleenTiedot.aspx?kappale=bambina… 1006 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!
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… 1004 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_…
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… 1002 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…
Do you have any books or journals that have information on aids in Kenya or people leaving with aids in Kenya? 1000 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…
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… 999 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…
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… 995 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.).
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… 992 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.@…
Please guide me to the best source on Finnish designers - (dates etc.) available on the Internet - Authority file ? 992 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.
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… 991 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…