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Kernel of Knowledge

KernelOfKnowledge_0.pngThe Kernel of Knowledge is an expert-speaker webinar series from the Greater Midwest Region which provides one-hour sessions on topics of interest to Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) members throughout the year. Sessions are scheduled on an ongoing basis, check back often for upcoming presentations! All Kernel of Knowledge sessions are eligible for 1.0 contact hour of Medical Library Association continuing education credit.

Webinars from this series are recorded. Recordings can be found on the main page for this series or on our YouTube channel


To register for classes or special events, first you must create an NNLM user account.

How to register for an NNLM class or event:

  1. After you have successfully created an account, come back to nnlm.gov.
  2. Click the green “Log in” button - it is located at the bottom of every page on our website.
  3. Enter your username and password, and “Log in”.
  4. On the class or event page, click the green “Save Registration” button.

That’s it! You are now registered for this event.

For visual learners, NNLM offers a brief video tutorial(link is external) on creating an NNLM user account.

Thank you for taking the time to create an account with us! You may be asking yourself, why do I need an account for this one-time event?

  • The Network of the National Library of Medicine is committed to protecting the privacy of its users. To that end, we ask that all registrants create an account so that we may collect your data securely. In addition, creating a user account offers the benefit of one-click registration for future classes and events!
  • If your organization is an NNLM Member, you can also use your account to easily update your Organization’s information in our Members directory!

Not a Member? Take a moment to consider submitting an application. Member benefits include:

  • Eligibility for funding
  • Free training opportunities
  • Access to free educational and print materials
  • Opportunities for partnership
Class Length: 
One hour
Instructor(s):
Nora Barnett, MSLIS, AHIP, Outreach Specialist
Derek Johnson, Associate Director
Jacqueline Leskovec, Network Librarian
Bobbi Newman, MLIS, MA, Community Engagement and Outreach Specialist
Continuing Education:

1 MLA CE Credit

Past Classes

The coronavirus pandemic has had a widespread, profound effect on society as a whole, but certain population groups are specifically tasked with social isolation and loneliness.

Kalamazoo is a midsized city in southwest Michigan with a growing number of incidents of opioid usage.

Native Americans live with some of the nation’s most significant health disparities.

How to provide library service to seniors, the most vulnerable population affected during COVID-19, has been the question raised by outreach librarians across the United States.

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Upcoming Classes

Trauma Informed Approach in Libraries
Thursday, January 21, 2021
2:00pm - 3:00pm
CT
Instructor(s):
Bobbi Newman
Self-Care During Stressful Times
Wednesday, February 3, 2021
12:00pm - 1:00pm
CT
Instructor(s):
Bobbi Newman