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    • 1. 1 Carol Walker eLearning Advisor (Learning Technology) QR Codes: Applications in Libraries twitter: @weedog
    • 2. QR Codes: Handout My Smallest Handout Cunningly disguised as a business card :-)
    • 3. QR Codes: What are they? Quick Response Code 2D Barcode - Stores more data than Invented by Denso-Wave in 1994 - To track vehicle parts Free to use* Low technology investment - Creation and Use *Free to create and use but depending on how you are accessing the web on your mobile device, network charges may be incurred when visiting websites and sending sms messages.
    • 4. QR Codes: Using Mobile Phone with Camera
    • 5. QR Codes: Uses Presentations displayed on Data Projectors This Presentation is on Slideshare
    • 6. QR Codes: Uses Photo of Iron Man 2 with QR Code: Courtesy of Marvel Comics
    • 7. QR Codes: Uses
    • 8. QR Codes: Uses
    • 9. QR Codes: Uses
    • 10. QR Codes: Uses
    • 11. QR Codes: Uses
    • 12. QR Codes: Uses Using your Smartphone to find your way round campus
    • 13. QR Codes: Uses Bookmarks, Business Cards, Leaflets, Posters
    • 14. QR Codes: Uses Linked to electronic journals
    • 15. QR Codes: Uses Linked to eBooks
    • 16. QR Codes: Uses Andrew Walsh University of Huddersfield
    • 17. QR Codes: Uses University of Bath QR Codes for each Catalogue Record
    • 18. QR Codes: Uses Library Loan Card points to Library’s mobile website
    • 19. QR Codes: Uses Linked to Multimedia guides and HowTos you you
    • 20. QR Codes: Uses Linked to Supplemental Material
    • 21. QR Codes: Uses Induction: Treasure/Scavenger Hunts
    • 22. QR Codes: Uses
    • 23. QR Codes: Uses Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library
    • 24. QR Codes: Uses
    • 25. QR Codes: Creating
    • 26. QR Codes: Creating
    • 27. QR Codes: Creating Note: QR Codes with lots of information are harder to read for lower resolution camera phones. The codes become quite complex. For long urls consider using a shortening service such as to reduce the amount of data encoded.
    • 28. QR Codes: Phone software
    • 29. QR Codes: Phone software
    • 30. QR Codes: Barriers Issues Equipment Awareness Possible Network Charges
    • 31. QR Codes: Barriers…but… Smartphone market drives 600% growth in mobile web usage Ofcom report shows there were 121 mobile phones for every 100 people in the UK
    • 32. QR Codes: Resources 7 Things you should know about QR Codes The use of QR codes in Education: A getting started guide for academics QR Code Project Blog University of Bath Delivr: QR Code Generator With link to phone software