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Where could i find the author and title of three entries found under the subject aids? 1219 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.
Dear Madame, Dear Sir, I have a question about Finish library statistics. I found the website libraries.fi with a lot of information. I was wondering if there… 1218 We have a public library statistics -database, http://tilastot.kirjastot.fi/en-GB/ but it does’nt include statistics about Internet access in libraries anymore. We had figures on our pages in the early 2000’s, but nowadays we do’nt give those figures anymore, because all public libraries have Internet access (this fact is stated ex.g. on the site of the Ministry of Education and Culture). We can somewhat safely conclude that atleast almost all if not all public libraries provide internet access and computers for their customers. Ministry of Education and Culture http://www.minedu.fi/OPM/Kirjastot/?lang=en The question about WiFi-connections is more difficult. We do'nt have a listing made by libraries. On a service available in the Net…
Il ruolo della donna nel opera "Niskavuoren Heta" di Hella Wuolijoki. 1212 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.
How is Finnish Ask a Librarian service organized and how it functions (including technical aspects)? 1209 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,…
Are Finland's telephone white pages soon to be available on the internet?Tnaks 1206 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… .
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… 1205 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!
Do you have study book about sokkopingis (sports game for visually impaired and blind)? Book I'm looking for maybe in finnish. 1203 There is a book name Sokkopingis / Merja Jämsäläinen, Jaakko Tiittanen ; [julkaisija: Näkövammaisten keskusliitto, 2004]. The book is located in the following libraries: Turun yliopiston kirjasto Turku kauppakorkeakoulun kirjasto Oulun yliopiston kirjasto Jyväskylän yliopiston kirjasto Frank Multisearch http://monihaku.kirjastot.fi/en/ You can ask interlibrary loan request in your library. Sokkopingiksen säännöt International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Showdown rules (Kansainväisen Näkövammaisten Urheilujärjestön sokkopingissäännöt) http://www.vammaisurheilu.fi/fin/lajit/sokkopingis/saannot/
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! 1195 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!
I want to know concise history of finnish public libraries. 1193 The first public library in Finland was opened in 1794. Members of the Vaasa (town in Western Finland) regional court of appeal established the reading society and reading library for their own amusement, but they also lent books for money to other people in town. Since the library was open for everyone, it is fair to say that it marked the beginnings of public library work in Finland. The first so-called parish or municipal libraries were established in the 1830s and 40s. These can be seen as the genuine predecessors of the modern Finnish public library. The term ´public’ was borrowed from the United States in the beginning of the twentieth century. Finland’s geopolitical position between Sweden and Russia has influenced whole society,…
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… 1190 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…
Do you any books in arabic language 1189 Yes we have books in Arabic, and in Helsinki the best collection of the those you will find at the Pasila library. To see Helmet’s entire collection of Arabic material please look at the selection listed under the Helmet-link http://helmet.fi/search/X?SEARCH=**&searchscope=9&m=&l=ara&b=&Da=&Db=&S…. If you are interested only in books, use this link: http://helmet.fi/search/X?SEARCH=**&searchscope=9&m=1&l=ara&b=&Da=&Db=&…. The book collection consists of fiction, non-fiction, children’s books, dictionaries, language courses,… If you click the name of the book, you will get more information about it and see where it is located. If you want the book to be moved to your own library you…
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… 1185 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…
Does espoon keskus library has free wifi for visitors? 1183 You can use public Wi-Fi / WLAN in all Espoo city libraries, including the Entresse Library in the Espoo Centre. Of the available wireless networks choose Espoo_asiakas. No password needed. Just click OK on the webpage you get in a web browser, and you should be online.
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… 1181 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.…
Could you send me some informations about libraries in your country. For example: •history, •number of public,university and reference, libraries, • number of… 1175 You will find information about Finnish libraries at our website http://www.libraries.fi . Information about different libraries is in the libraries-channel, http://www.libraries.fi/libraries , and information about events and development in the library branch in the library branch-channel, http://www.libraries.fi/library_branch . Finnish public library statistics can be found in http://tilastot.kirjastot.fi/Default.aspx?langId=en and Finnish resarch library statistics in http://yhteistilasto.lib.helsinki.fi/language.do? action=change&choose_language=3 . You can also contact the National Library of Finland, see http://www.lib.helsinki.fi/english/index.htm .
I,m looking for words to a children,s siong about a shepherd boy and his birch bark horn 1172 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…
What is the cultural capitol of Australia? 1169 I think it´s a matter of taste. I have understood that there is a everlasting battle between Melbourne and Sydney. To my mind it´s probably Melbourne.
What is a hink pink for a holiday donkey? 1169 A holiday donkey = a yule mule. Hink Pinks are silly rhyming pairs which can be used as answers to riddles. To any given riddles, there might be more than one correct answer. The whole idea of hink pinks is to use your own imagination in trying to find words that rhyme together. So, in future we suggest that you try to figure out the answer yourself. Hink pinks are fun to make as illustrated by the following web-site: http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Olympus/4455/hinks.html
What are the words of your National Anthem? Thank you. 1168 Finlands national anthem is called "Maamme", that is "Our Land" in English. The song is composed by Fredrik Pacius and the lyrics are written by J. L. Runeberg (originally a poem in the Swedish language; Finnish translation by Paavo Cajander). Nowadays everybody sings it in his/her mother tongue, but as 93 % of the Finns have Finnish as their mother tongue, the Finnish version is heard more often. Here are the Finnish words: Oi maamme, Suomi, synnyinmaa, soi sana kultainen! Ei laaksoa, ei kukkulaa, ei vettä rantaa rakkaampaa kuin kotimaa tää pohjoinen, maa kallis isien. Sun kukoistukses kuorestaan kerrankin puhkeaa; viel lempemme saa nousemaan sun toivos, riemus loistossaan, ja kerran laulus, synnyinmaa, korkeemman kaiun saa. Originally…
Is it possible to practice piano at a library in Vantaa? I have read something about this online, but I am not sure where to go. 1164 Yes, it is possible in Tikkurila kirjasto (music & media). If you want to reserve practicing time for yourself, please call 09 8392 3583. Unfortunately this possibility is now mentioned only on the Finnish page http://www.helmet.fi/fi-FI/Kirjastot_ja_palvelut/Tikkurilan_kirjasto/Pa… but we will make the same entries in the English version as soon as possible. Heikki Poroila HelMet-musiikkivarasto