Morning Buzz — November 1, 2010

A new search engine for Black (African, African American, Afro European and Caribbean) content has been launched.

Yahoo’s on Facebook.

Making your own digital archives, on a shoestring and in the cloud. So cool.

Interesting project from the University of Minnesota: “Minnesota 2.0,” a new digital archive created by the University of Minnesota Immigration History Research Center ( IHRC ), aims to document how 1.5 and 2nd generation Mexican, Somali, and Hmong youth use social networking sites to express their emerging sense of identity and social connection..

“Volunteers Visit Cemeteries to Construct a Vast Database of the Dead”.

Thanks Peter: “Manuscript Women’s Letters and Diaries updated – Alexander Street Press”.

The Richmond Times-Dispatch has a new recipe database.

Wow! Google Spent 1.6 billion on acquisitions through the first three quarters of 2010.

Good stuff from Stephen: Anti Search in 2011.

Hat tip to Yarra Plenty: new Australian resource on Ancestry. (New South Wales, Australia, Registers of Coroners’ Inquests, 1796-1942.)

Blekko has officially launched. Writeup tomorrow.

Hmm. Can Twitter predict elections? Good morning, Internet…

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