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* [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..."]
* The [http://infodome.sdsu.edu/ San Diego State University Library] is using QR Codes in it's [http://libpac.sdsu.edu/search~S0?/tThe+story+of+San+Diego/tstory+of+san+diego/1%2C2%2C2%2CB/frameset&FF=tstory+of+san+diego&1%2C1%2C/indexsort= library catalog], on [http://infoguides.sdsu.edu/people/ppl.php?id=3 staff directory pages] and on [http://infoguides.sdsu.edu/sub.php?id=27 research guides].
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* The [http://infodome.sdsu.edu/ San Diego State University Library] is using QR Codes in its [http://libpac.sdsu.edu/search~S0?/tThe+story+of+San+Diego/tstory+of+san+diego/1%2C2%2C2%2CB/frameset&FF=tstory+of+san+diego&1%2C1%2C/indexsort= library catalog], on [http://infoguides.sdsu.edu/people/ppl.php?id=3 staff directory pages] and on [http://infoguides.sdsu.edu/sub.php?id=27 research guides].
 
* [http://www.ecuad.ca/library Emily Carr University of Art + Design Library] is using QR codes in [http://www.tararobertson.ca/blog/2010/qr-codes-in-my-library displays] and [http://www.ecuad.ca/about/news/54271 signage].
 
* [http://www.ecuad.ca/library Emily Carr University of Art + Design Library] is using QR codes in [http://www.tararobertson.ca/blog/2010/qr-codes-in-my-library displays] and [http://www.ecuad.ca/about/news/54271 signage].
* [http://ccclib.org/ Contra Costa County Library] is using QR codes to [http://trideltatransit.com/promo_free_books.aspx market audiobooks to people using public transit].
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* [http://ccclib.org/ Contra Costa County Library] is using QR codes to [http://trideltatransit.com/promo_free_books.aspx market downloadable audiobooks to people using public transit].
* [http://m.ccclib.org/ Contra Costa County Library] is using QR codes on popular books to [http://guides.ccclib.org/ifyoulike/  recommending further reading].  
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* [http://m.ccclib.org/ Contra Costa County Library] is using QR codes on popular books to [http://guides.ccclib.org/ifyoulike/  recommend further reading].  
 
* [http://www.georgefox.edu/offices/murdock/index.html George Fox University Libraries] are using QR codes on DVDs and audiobooks to point users to video trailers, on doors for room reservations and more - see our flickr set of examples [http://www.flickr.com/photos/25095603@N07/sets/72157625028207818/]
 
* [http://www.georgefox.edu/offices/murdock/index.html George Fox University Libraries] are using QR codes on DVDs and audiobooks to point users to video trailers, on doors for room reservations and more - see our flickr set of examples [http://www.flickr.com/photos/25095603@N07/sets/72157625028207818/]
 
* [http://library.syr.edu/about/departments/learning_commons/index.php Syracuse University Library Learning Commons] is using QR Codes on their bookmarks, tabletop signs, and on the flyer advertising their virtual tour - see our set on Flickr [http://www.flickr.com/photos/syracuselearningcommons/5123758084/in/set-72157625135697997/].
 
* [http://library.syr.edu/about/departments/learning_commons/index.php Syracuse University Library Learning Commons] is using QR Codes on their bookmarks, tabletop signs, and on the flyer advertising their virtual tour - see our set on Flickr [http://www.flickr.com/photos/syracuselearningcommons/5123758084/in/set-72157625135697997/].

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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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