QR Codes

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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://library.lafayette.edu Lafayette College Library] used QR codes for their 2010 Open House event geared to first year students, [http://library.lafayette.edu/carmensandiego "Where in the Library is Carmen Sandiego: An Interactive Mystery Game"]. Students had to collect QR coded-clues from librarians stationed throughout the library.  
 
* [http://library.lafayette.edu Lafayette College Library] used QR codes for their 2010 Open House event geared to first year students, [http://library.lafayette.edu/carmensandiego "Where in the Library is Carmen Sandiego: An Interactive Mystery Game"]. Students had to collect QR coded-clues from librarians stationed throughout the library.  
* [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.
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* [http://www.rmit.edu.au/LIBRARY RMIT University Library] used QR codes for a contest it was running.
 
* [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/5039468125/ downloadable audio tours].
 
* [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/5039468125/ 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].

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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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