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== Uses in Libraries ==
 
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*[http://library.boisestate.edu/ Boise State University's Albertsons Library] uses QR codes to link to its [http://library.boisestate.edu/m mobile website] in its [http://albertsonslibrary.blogspot.com/ blog] and main [http://twitter.com/BSULibrary Twitter page]. There is also an informative research guide about [http://guides.boisestate.edu/qrcodes QR codes]--what they are, how they are being used in Albertsons Library, tips on creating effective codes, and recommended QR code readers/scanners. 
 
*[http://hhhlibrary.org Half Hollow Hills Community Library] uses datamatrix codes on [http://www.flickr.com/photos/halfhollowhills/4504965499/ end stacks] to lead patrons to subject guides on the web.
 
*[http://hhhlibrary.org Half Hollow Hills Community Library] uses datamatrix codes on [http://www.flickr.com/photos/halfhollowhills/4504965499/ end stacks] to lead patrons to subject guides on the web.
 
* [http://www.acu.edu/library ACU Library] uses mobile tags in [http://www.flickr.com/photos/aculibrary/tags/mobiletagging/ library exhibits] to link to songs, videos, websites, and realtime searches of our library catalog.  It's a good way to incorporate electronic media with physical items and to make the display more engaging.
 
* [http://www.acu.edu/library ACU Library] uses mobile tags in [http://www.flickr.com/photos/aculibrary/tags/mobiletagging/ library exhibits] to link to songs, videos, websites, and realtime searches of our library catalog.  It's a good way to incorporate electronic media with physical items and to make the display more engaging.

Revision as of 15:54, 11 November 2010

Also known as 2D codes.

Uses in Libraries

More Info on QR Codes

Ashford, Robin. "QR codes and academic libraries: Reaching mobile users." College & Research Libraries News, November 2010. [3]

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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