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Wills, Gaming, Instagram, More: Short Saturday Buzz, December 27th, 2014

The UK government has opened an index of over 40 million wills going back to 1858. Basic details of some are freely available, but downloading the wills will cost you £10. Looks like you order the wills, and then they’re ready to download within ten days of order.

Handy? How to record the screen for several different operating systems.

The American Gaming Association (AGA) has released a new policy resource for information on gaming/gambling regulations. “The online database, called ‘By the Book,’ is accessible through an interactive, easy-to-use map on GamingBytheBook.org. It aggregates and explains the regulatory and statutory requirements for the gaming industry in five key areas: regulatory oversight; licensing; taxation; responsible gaming; and integrity.”

Still haven’t found the perfect task manager app? Venture Beat has a roundup.

Librarians using Instagram! Check out this article from the New York Public Library: 20 Ways to Make People Fall in Love With Your Instagram: A Guide for Libraries and Other Cultural Institutions.

Ancestry.ca is offering free access to featured collections through December 29th. Good morning, Internet…

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  1. Thank you for the link to the UK probate archives. I already order probates for my grandmother Sasha and her brother Sir Charles. Wow!. Good morning internet, indeed. Have a wonderful New Year. Carl

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