Zombie Video Games, Laser Cut Pumpkins, Temple's Bookbot | Around the Web, Nov. 1, 2019

Each week, the hardworking editors of LJ scour the web for the best library news and views. This week was strong on the spooky: a zombie video game helps Dalhousie University students hone their library search skills, five decades of pumpkin pranks in North Miami, the University of Nevada–Reno’s DeLaMare Science and Engineering Library partners with the Queer Student Union to make laser cut jack-o-lanterns, and raccoons more.

Each week, the hardworking editors of LJ scour the web for the best library news and views. This week was strong on the spooky: a zombie video game helps Dalhousie University students hone their library search skills, five decades of pumpkin pranks in North Miami, the University of Nevada–Reno’s DeLaMare Science and Engineering Library partners with the Queer Student Union to make laser cut pumpkins, and raccoons more.

Library of the Living Dead via Dal News

Library Pumpkin Prank Steeped in Mystery via American Libraries

DeLaMare Science and Engineering Library and QSU partner to make laser-carved pumpkins via Nevada Today

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot’s decision to eliminate library fines triggers 240% increase in book returns via Chicago Sun-Times

Steal This Archive? Abbie Hoffman’s Papers Become a College Collection via New York Times

Reading North: Books in the Arctic via Al Jazeera

various bookmarks displayed on wallEvansville library shows off forgotten bookmark collection, hold the bologna via WTHR

BookBot Transforms Library Experience via Temple Update

The Unprecedented Effort to Preserve a Million Letters Written by U.S. Soldiers During Wartime via Smithsonian.com

Multiple raccoons take over the library at Arkansas State via Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

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