DIFFERENT APPLICATIONS Promotional landing pages and entry forms E-commerce shopping sites Product demos, videos and reviews Reservation systems Virtual business cards Downloadable and scan-able coupons...
DIFFERENT APPLICATIONS Recipes, additionalinformationaboutstorage, nutrition...
DIFFERENT APPLICATIONS More Information about your mail tracking? Want to check inside? Want to check the evaluations or reviews about a restaurant? Locate yourself!
DIFFERENT APPLICATIONS Promote yourself better! Need a distraction? Honor/tribute to someone.
DIFFERENT APPLICATIONS LIVE BOOK (QR + Tweeter) C.A.O.S Project: Pages vivid content ephemeral, changing randomly every week. True sentences, coming from the virtual world, invading the real world through an enigmatic visual poetry.
DIFFERENT APPLICATIONS Print some personality on it! Make them colorful and customized! Check this out: http://2d-code.co.uk/flash-video-qr-codes/
QR CODES IN LIBRARIES Libraries? SURE! Technology to inform
QR CODES IN LIBRARIES M-Libary Choy, F. C. (2010). Digital library services : towards mobile learning. Seminar on E-books as Learning Resources in Chinese Libraries in Asia (13 Jan 2010 : Kaohsiung, Taiwan : National Kaohsiung University of AppliedScience)
Direct users to a service that’s specifically aimed at mobile devices users, such as a chat or IM reference service, or the mobile version of the library’s catalog or databases.
QR code to the online Ask a Librarian site could be posted at the physical reference desk and at all public access computer workstations.
Library tours – QR codes can be placed in different areas of the library so visitors can access information relevant to that particular space. Audio tours can also be provided this way.
Library Maps – Instead of just a map that has, Reference, Reserve, Computer Lab on it, put QR codes for every area that has a web page, so that the patron can go directly to that web page for more information.
Library reviews – if someone has done a review on a book or item, a QR code can be put on that item, linking to the review.
Link to Phone number on a web page so people don’t have to dial the number on their phone.
Link to a web page associated with an event by placing a QR code for the web page on the event's poster.
QR Codes can be posted at public service desks to advertise services: Laptop checkout, fines, and book renewal information could be posted at the point of service, the Circulation Desk, for instance.
DEMONSTRATION Lets try! In pairs or groups of three Take one Smartphone Access: http://www.mobile-barcodes.com/qr-code-software/ or http://www.qread.mobi/ Check which software is more appropriate to your Smatphone Model Follow the steps to download it
DEMONSTRATION Now use your creativity! Think about a possible application to libraries (eg. special, public, university, school) Access: http://qrcode.kaywa.com/ Create your QR Code Save the image Post your QR Code at the LMS (605 QR CODES topic) with a brief description of the idea 6. Lets check the QR Codes!
ADDITIONAL SOURCES - Readings Alternative to QR codes/Microsoft Tags: http://business2press.com/2009/01/08/microsoft-tag-on-iphone/ Educause Learning: http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ELI7046.pdf Bird Library QR Codes Guide: http://researchguides.library.syr.edu/content.php?pid=133336&sid=1143435 Additional Technical Explanation: http://www.qrme.co.uk/qr-code-resources/understanding-a-qr-code.html Presentations on M-Libraries: http://ocs.sfu.ca/m-libraries/index.php/mlib/index University of Huddersfield Digital Repository (Articles about M-Libraries & QR Codes) http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/view/authors/Walsh=3AAndrew=3A=3A.html
MORE WEBSITES QR CODE GENERATORS Google URL Shortener: http://goo.gl/ + .qr http://delivr.com/qr-code-generator http://nfggames.com/system/qrcodegen.php http://invx.com/ http://goqr.me/ http://www.mobile-barcodes.com/qr-code-generator/ http://www.qrstuff.com/ QR CODE READERS http://2d-code.co.uk/qr-code-readers/ http://www.phdmobi.com/2d-codes.php
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