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Good evening, I would like to ask a question about cataloguing policy in Finnish public libraries. Is there any central cataloguing department that provides… 1200 12.4.2010 All Finnish public libraries are responsible for their own cataloguing. There is an enterprise, BTJ, http://www.btj.fi/ , who sells materials for public libraries, also cataloguing records. Thus the main part of Finnish public libraries buy cataloguing records from BTJ and fill in information in these records at their own cataloguing departements. Centralized cataloguing for public libraries does'nt exist in Finland. Finnish libraries use Finnish cataloguing rules, http://www.kansalliskirjasto.fi/kirjastoala/luettelointisaannot.html , which are based on the international cataloguing rules by IFLA http://www.ifla.org/en/cataloguing . The cataloguing rules are to be rewritten in near future on the basis of the changes in the international…
I'm interested in learning about the classification system used in your library 1192 13.10.2008 You do not specify the library whose classification system you would like to know about. Do you mean the classification systems in Finnish libraries in general? There are several classification systems used in different libraries in Finland. First of all, to get a general idea about the Finnish library system, please have a look at http://www.libraries.fi/en-GB/ , where you will find access to basically every library in Finland, along with their web OPACs (open public access catalogues). Roughly, one could say that the public libraries here use the Finnish Public Libraries Classification System (PLC) and the scientific and university libraries use the Universal Decimal Classification (UDC). This would nevertheless give an oversimplified…
Im starting a bar job soon and i need to learn about drinks. mainly about irsh whiskeys and differences between them. Does the library have books on them in… 1176 7.8.2008 Here are some books about whisky in English found in HelMet Web Library : Banks, Iain: Raw spirit: in search of the perfect dram (2003); McIvor, Doug: Scotch whisky: top single malts (1999); Wisniewski, Ian: The classic whisky handbook: an essential companion to the world’s finest whiskies (1998); Arthur, Helen : The single malt whisky companion: a connoisseur’s guide (1997) and Shaw, Carol P.: Whisky (1996). You can check the availability of the books in online catalogue www.helmet.fi. Good luck in your new job.
I am looking for information about Finland, climate, agriculture, import or exports. 1170 13.1.2004 You will find good information about the climate in Finland from the Finnish Meteorological Institute: http://www.ilmatieteenlaitos.fi/en/index.html about the agriculture from the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry: http://www.mmm.fi/english/ about the trade from the Ministry of Trade and Industry: http://www.ktm.fi/index.phtml?menu_id=1&lang=3 and accurate statistical information from numerous subjects from the website of Statistics Finland: http://www.tilastokeskus.fi/index_en.html More information about Finland You will find for example from http://www.finland.fi/ There is collection of information available in English on Finland's public sector organizations and public services. Most of the information is from the online services…
I am looking for some information about the bookstore of anni Liljefors in Abo/Turku round 1900.Did she have a business relation with Forlag Hans A.Hanson in… 1167 28.4.2009 The only thing we were able to find out about the bookstore of Anni Liljefors was the name and the phone number of the bookstore in the telephone directory of the year 1905. It sold at least school books (Skolbokshandeln / Koulukirjakauppa). So we can verify that the bookstore existed but no other information was found.
I am a librarian in Taiwan.I want to know the teens service in public library in your country. Thanks a lot. 1167 15.6.2010 You can borrow books and different items. You can read, do your homework or listen to music or audio books. You can use the computers to surf the net or to play games. There are also board games and toys in some libraries. The library is a very good place to meet your friends, too. Helsinki City Library Bookster http://www.lib.hel.fi/en-GB/children/spending_time/ In summer time there is mobile library called "Kesädösä", where you can borrow among others outdoor sports equipment. http://nk.hel.fi/kesastadi/?sivu=kesatp-kesadosa Book review services: For excample Tampere City Library Send your Poem to Library Send a Book Review to Library http://www.tampere.fi/kirjasto/kissa/english.htm Exhibition space or gallery for your poems, drawings…
Could you refer me to a place that would give information on family in Jurva,Vassalaami,Finland? 1164 17.4.2003 Star with www.genealogy.org, a finnish genealogy site where you can find practically every tool for searching, even search in the church records yourself. One of the most useful sites is: http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/rg/guide/Finland1.asp that can help you to get started. There you can also find the contact information of eg provincial archives that you directly can contact and ask questions. The Finnish Institute if Migration (http://www.utu.fi/erill/instmigr/index_e.htm) has a searchable database as well. This was just briefly - but feel free to ask us more if you think we can help you! Leena Salminen Vaasan City Library Regional Library
I would like to find information on the Royal Family of Finland, like the members of the Family. 1162 11.4.2002 Finland is a republic and therefore does not have a monarch but a president. Some people view the president as having a similar role in society as a king or a queen has in a monarchy. In case you are interested in the incumbent president, Tarja Halonen, and her family, you can find relevant information from the following web-site: http://www.tpk.fi/netcomm/ Finland was under Swedish rule for c. 700 years during which time the country was ruled by a monarch. In 1809 Napoleon and Tsar Alexander 1st made a deal in which Finland was taken away from Sweden and became a Grand Duchy of Tsarist Russia for a little over 100 years. From 1809 to 1917 Finland was ruled by a Russian Tsar. There was a monarchist movement right after the independence in…
- I attended the IFLA conference in August and visited the Rikhardinkatu library where they had a fine collection of Artist's books - RikArt. I am trying to… 1157 19.12.2012 If you have had trouble accessing the page, it is because the website RikArt is under construction. It will be finilized in the beginning of next year. However, you can access it here: http://www.rikart.fi/
Where could i find the author and title of three entries found under the subject aids? 1143 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.
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… 1143 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 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… 1139 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/…
I want to book a time to practice piano at the library next to Rautatienasema. Is it possible? How do I do it? 1139 5.4.2012 You can book the piano room in Library 10 by phone or via Internet. The phone number is 09 3108 5000. The room can also be booked at https://varaus.lib.hel.fi/?cid=en-GB. Choose “Library 10” and click “Show available times”. Then check “Workspaces” and choose the number 41 (“Practice room Electric piano”). You need your library card number and pin code when booking the room.
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… 1132 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!
Il ruolo della donna nel opera "Niskavuoren Heta" di Hella Wuolijoki. 1128 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.
I need to know which businesses distribute kids' DVDs to stores and public libraries in Finland, and which businesses have PayTV for kids programming in… 1127 8.6.2009 I assume that the enquirer is not asking for retail shops where private persons purchase their dvd’s. Public libraries buy their dvd’s mostly from the following importers and wholesalers: - BTJ Finland Oy, http://www.btj.fi/ (in Finnish and in Swedish; e-mail asiakaspalvelu(at)btj.fi ) - Oy Tibo-Trading Ab, http://www.tibo.net/?l=en - Oy Kielipalvelu, e-mail tilaukset(at)kielipalvelu.com - AV-palvelu, http://www.avpalvelut.fi/ (in Finnish, e-mail avpalvelut(at)avpalvelut.fi), - Kaleva Telemarketing, e-mail kaleva(at)kotiposti.net - Futurefilm, http://www.futurefilm.fi/index.php (in Finnish, e-mail tilaukset(at)futurefilm.fi As to dvd stores, you can ask some of them about their importers: - Anttila, http://www.anttila.fi/in_brief.html -…
How is Finnish Ask a Librarian service organized and how it functions (including technical aspects)? 1124 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,…
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… 1122 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…
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… 1117 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/.
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… 1101 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…