Instagram, Malta, Pinterest, Harry Potter, More: Morning Buzz, November 8, 2012

Instagram has some interesting stats about election night.

If you’d rather crunch some numbers than look at pictures, Wolfram|Alpha has some 2012 election stats.

The Hastings Law Library had a short note about a new free resource called Juricaf. “Developed with the support of the International Organisation de la Francophonie and the French Ministry of Justice, its objective is to make supreme court decisions, particularly those of African countries, freely available.”

Randy Seaver takes a look at a new marriages collection from FamilySearch. The new collection covers New York Marriages, 1908-1935.

The Malta Archdiocese of the Catholic Church has launched a digital archive. “Numerous diocesan and parish manuscripts dating back to the 15th century are now freely available online …The publications that have been made available include marriage, baptism and funeral records, pastoral visits, church inventories, property registers and various other publications and records collected by the Catholic Church in Malta over centuries.”

Good on you, Nature Publishing Group! “Nature Publishing Group (NPG) today introduces the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license on its 19 NPG-owned academic journals. From December 2012, the CC BY license will be available to authors choosing open access publication options in these journals, in addition to the two non-commercial Creative Commons (CC) licenses currently on offer.”

Is Pinterest going to get private boards?

Interesting! How to make custom YouTube thumbnails.

PC Magazine opines on the 100 best iPad apps.

The National Library of Medicine has an online Harry Potter exhibit. “This exhibition, using materials from the National Library of Medicine, explores Harry Potter’s world, its roots in Renaissance science, and the ethical questions that affected not only the wizards of Harry Potter, but also the historical thinkers featured in the series.” Good morning, Internet…

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