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NYPL Biblion: World's Fair for iOS

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  • ***Apple "Education App of the Year" 2011***Honorable Mention in the 2011 Knight-Batten AwardsEnter the World of Tomorrow and experience the 193940...
  • Last updated on July 14, 2012
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***Apple "Education App of the Year" 2011***Honorable Mention in the 2011 Knight-Batten AwardsEnter the World of Tomorrow and experience the 193940...
***Apple "Education App of the Year" 2011***Honorable Mention in the 2011 Knight-Batten AwardsEnter the World of Tomorrow and experience the 193940 New York Worlds Fair through the collections of The New York Public Library! Biblion: The Boundless Library is designed to take you all but literally into the Library's legendary stacks, opening up hidden parts of the collections and the myriad story lines they hold and preserve. In this free app you will hold documents, images, films, audio, and essays directly from the collections right in your hands.With Biblion, you can jump from stack to stack, story to story, as you move through the infoscape of the World's Fair, created directly from NYPL's Manuscripts and Archives Division. The Fair like the Library has something for everyone, covering a range of topics from technological innovation, music, and pop culture, to a world dealing with the crises of war and economic hardship.Biblion: Worlds Fair allows you to: Read original essays from such prominent writers as Karen Abbott, William Grimes, Henry Jenkins, Elliott Kalan, James Mauro, and others View General Motors' famous Futurama ride, in full color, from the original carousel! Explore the development of the Fair's designs, uniforms, buildings, and exhibits, including Salvador Dals then-shocking Dream of Venus extravaganza Relish the outrageous restaurant ideas that never made the cut Learn about the fate of the Czechoslovakia Pavilion after the country was invaded by Hitler Discover what was buried inside the Westinghouse Time Capsule ... not to be opened until the year 6939! Fly from story to story, charting your own journey through the stacksThis first issue of Biblion explores only one part of the Librarys vast and awe-inspiring holdings. Future editions will open up other parts of the Librarys collections, services, or programs.

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GENERAL
Release
July 14, 2012
Latest update
July 14, 2012
Version
1.6
OPERATING SYSTEMS
Platform
iOS
Operating System
iOS 12.1.2
Additional Requirements
Compatible with iPad. iTunes account required.
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