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== Uses in Libraries ==
 
== Uses in Libraries ==
  
*[http://www.lawrence.edu/library Lawrence University Seeley G. Mudd Library]has created a [http://www.lawrence.edu/library/ill/qr.shtml QR code information page] to help our patrons understand QR codes. We use QR codes to direct patrons to our [http://www.lawrence.edu/library/tour/ virtual tour], to electronic music resources, to begin text messages to text the interlibrary loan office, to view our mobile web site, and more.  Take a look at our [http://www.flickr.com/photos/seeleyg/sets/72157624930265797/ Flickr page] to see all of the ways we use QR codes.   
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*[http://www.lawrence.edu/library Lawrence University Seeley G. Mudd Library]has created a [http://www.lawrence.edu/library/ill/qr.shtml QR code information page] to help our patrons understand QR codes. We use QR codes to direct patrons to our [http://www.lawrence.edu/library/tour/ virtual tour], to electronic music resources, to our [http://www.lawrence.edu/library/mobile/#_home mobile web site], to begin text messages to the interlibrary loan office, and more.  Take a look at our [http://www.flickr.com/photos/seeleyg/sets/72157624930265797/ Flickr page] to see all of the ways we use QR codes.   
 
*[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://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.

Revision as of 19:02, 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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