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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 National Network of Medical Libraries (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.

Class Length: 
One hour
Rachel Gatewood, All of Us Instructional Designer
Derek Johnson, Health Professionals Outreach Specialist
Elizabeth Kiscaden, MLIS, AHIP, Associate Director
Jacqueline Leskovec, Network Librarian
Bobbi Newman, MLIS, MA, Community Engagement and Outreach Specialist
Samuel D Watson, Academic Outreach Specialist
Continuing Education:

1 MLA CE Credit

Past Classes

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What does it take to get your library or non-profit involved in the Federal Summer Food Service Program and other food insecurity efforts?

Public library collections address many health-related needs and interests from which librarians and many others draw information in response to questions about disease, wellness, chronic condition

Richland Public Health and the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library have formed a unique partnership to improve the health and overall quality of life of Richland County community members throu


Upcoming Classes

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month: What's New Since 1492?
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Elizabeth Kiscaden, Maura Saltzman
Food for Thought: Creating Resilient Rural Communities
Thursday, January 16, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Bobbi Newman
Taking Care of Us: Inreach for Library Staff
Thursday, February 27, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Bobbi Newman