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*[http://bibliotecnica.upc.es/bib160 Biblioteca Rector Gabriel Ferraté. Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya] uses QR Codes to provide additional information on promotional posters and to provide username and password to users who subscribe to the [http://bibliotecnica.upc.es/bib160/serveis/area_clic/ CLIC Area service] (a computer classroom)
 
*[http://bibliotecnica.upc.es/bib160 Biblioteca Rector Gabriel Ferraté. Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya] uses QR Codes to provide additional information on promotional posters and to provide username and password to users who subscribe to the [http://bibliotecnica.upc.es/bib160/serveis/area_clic/ CLIC Area service] (a computer classroom)
 
* [http://www.rmit.edu.au/LIBRARY RMIT Library] is using QR codes [http://www.rmit.edu.au/library/qrcodes for a contest] it is running.
 
* [http://www.rmit.edu.au/LIBRARY RMIT Library] is using QR codes [http://www.rmit.edu.au/library/qrcodes for a contest] it is running.
* [http://www.ryerson.ca/library/ Ryerson University Library and Archives] is using QR codes in its [http://catalogue.library.ryerson.ca library catalogue].
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* [http://www.ryerson.ca/library/ Ryerson University Library and Archives] is using QR codes in its [http://catalogue.library.ryerson.ca library catalogue] and for [http://www.flickr.com/photos/ryersonlibrary/4967383049/ downloadable audio tours].
 
* [http://www.saclibrary.org/ Sacramento Public Library] offers a QR code to patrons that will load the library's text message reference service info into the patron's phone. The code can be found on the [http://www.saclibrary.org/?pageId=1004 Text 4 Answers] page of the library website and the [http://splcen.blogspot.com/ library's blog]. More info at [http://www.civillibrarian.com/2009/08/one-small-step.html The Civil Librarian].
 
* [http://www.saclibrary.org/ Sacramento Public Library] offers a QR code to patrons that will load the library's text message reference service info into the patron's phone. The code can be found on the [http://www.saclibrary.org/?pageId=1004 Text 4 Answers] page of the library website and the [http://splcen.blogspot.com/ library's blog]. More info at [http://www.civillibrarian.com/2009/08/one-small-step.html The Civil Librarian].
 
* [http://www2.hud.ac.uk/cls/library/index.php University of Huddersfield Library] is using them for linking to text messaging reference service, videos, contact info, and, in the catalog records, providing basic info about items. See Andrew Walsh's presentation, [http://librarymobiles.blogspot.com/2009/10/extreme-makeover-transforming-face-of.html "QR codes, text a librarian, and more..."]
 
* [http://www2.hud.ac.uk/cls/library/index.php University of Huddersfield Library] is using them for linking to text messaging reference service, videos, contact info, and, in the catalog records, providing basic info about items. See Andrew Walsh's presentation, [http://librarymobiles.blogspot.com/2009/10/extreme-makeover-transforming-face-of.html "QR codes, text a librarian, and more..."]

Revision as of 13:27, 10 September 2010

Also known as 2D codes.

Uses in Libraries

More Info on QR Codes

Rigby, Lex. "QR Codes in Libraries and Higher Education." Just Another Dent in the Damage, 26 March 2009. Web.

Walsh, Andrew. QR tags and mobile 'phones in the library. Web.

Walsh, Andrew. "Extreme makeover: Transforming the face of your Library Service." QR tags and 'mobile phones in the library, 19 October 2009. Web.

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