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Slides originally
conceived and created by:
Stacy Schwartz, Research
& Instruction Librarian
Worcester Polytechnic
Institu...
Quick Response Codes
two-dimensional barcodes that store
information that a smartphone or tablet can
read
THE BASICS
2
LET’S GET TECHNICAL
http://www.denso-wave.com/qrcode/aboutqr-e.html
- Roughly 20 digits.- Up to 7,089 characters
can be en...
YOU MAY RECOGNIZE QR CODES FROM
Stores
4
YOU MAY RECOGNIZE QR CODES FROM
Television
http://adage.com/article/mediaworks/daily-show-counters-cnn-s-screen-qr-code/22...
Scan with different phones
HAVE A SMARTPHONE OR TABLET?
6
Barcode Scanner
RedLaser
Scan
Download a Barcode Scanner now
THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT
7
Open a website
WHAT THEY CAN DO
MLS Twitter MLS Homepage
MLS Facebook
MLS Vimeo
8
Share a map
WHAT QR CODES CAN DO
9
Share a video
WHAT QR CODES CAN DO
MLS Optima Sort-To-Light demo
https://vimeo.com/album/2362839/video/56334327
10
Share a contact card
WHAT QR CODES CAN DO
http://zxing.appspot.com/generator/
11
Send an email or a text message
WHAT QR CODES CAN DO
http://beqrious.com/qr-code-generator/
12
Promotional Material
“For more
information ...”
... on bookmarks,
flyers,
pathfinders, handouts,
magnets, buttons,
bumper ...
Connecting the physical & the digital ...
connecting the reader to an e-book
version or catalog record or library
review o...
Connecting the physical and the
digital ...
connecting the researcher to
the online version of the
journal in Gale, EBSCO,...
Connecting the physical & the digital ...
IN A LIBRARY?
... virtual reference
reserve a study room ...
16
http://zxing.appspot.com/generator
HOW?
17
http://www.beqrious.com/generator
HOW?
18
http://goo.gl
HOW?
19
WHY?
Scott’s contact info
Sarah’s contact info
20
Let’s make one now!
HOW?
Insert QR Code Here
21
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  1. 1. Slides originally conceived and created by: Stacy Schwartz, Research & Instruction Librarian Worcester Polytechnic Institute QR CODES Scott Kehoe, Technology Advisor Massachusetts Library System Marlborough, MA 866-627-7228 x308 scott@masslibsystem.org 1
  2. 2. Quick Response Codes two-dimensional barcodes that store information that a smartphone or tablet can read THE BASICS 2
  3. 3. LET’S GET TECHNICAL http://www.denso-wave.com/qrcode/aboutqr-e.html - Roughly 20 digits.- Up to 7,089 characters can be encoded in 1 symbol. - Dirt and damage resistant. 3
  4. 4. YOU MAY RECOGNIZE QR CODES FROM Stores 4
  5. 5. YOU MAY RECOGNIZE QR CODES FROM Television http://adage.com/article/mediaworks/daily-show-counters-cnn-s-screen-qr-code/228197/ 5
  6. 6. Scan with different phones HAVE A SMARTPHONE OR TABLET? 6
  7. 7. Barcode Scanner RedLaser Scan Download a Barcode Scanner now THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT 7
  8. 8. Open a website WHAT THEY CAN DO MLS Twitter MLS Homepage MLS Facebook MLS Vimeo 8
  9. 9. Share a map WHAT QR CODES CAN DO 9
  10. 10. Share a video WHAT QR CODES CAN DO MLS Optima Sort-To-Light demo https://vimeo.com/album/2362839/video/56334327 10
  11. 11. Share a contact card WHAT QR CODES CAN DO http://zxing.appspot.com/generator/ 11
  12. 12. Send an email or a text message WHAT QR CODES CAN DO http://beqrious.com/qr-code-generator/ 12
  13. 13. Promotional Material “For more information ...” ... on bookmarks, flyers, pathfinders, handouts, magnets, buttons, bumper stickers, billboards, the side of a bus ... IN A LIBRARY? 13
  14. 14. Connecting the physical & the digital ... connecting the reader to an e-book version or catalog record or library review or Amazon review or author’s website or author’s video on YouTube. IN A LIBRARY? 14
  15. 15. Connecting the physical and the digital ... connecting the researcher to the online version of the journal in Gale, EBSCO, ProQuest, etc. And introduces patron to“the databases” and your online resources. IN A LIBRARY? 15
  16. 16. Connecting the physical & the digital ... IN A LIBRARY? ... virtual reference reserve a study room ... 16
  17. 17. http://zxing.appspot.com/generator HOW? 17
  18. 18. http://www.beqrious.com/generator HOW? 18
  19. 19. http://goo.gl HOW? 19
  20. 20. WHY? Scott’s contact info Sarah’s contact info 20
  21. 21. Let’s make one now! HOW? Insert QR Code Here 21
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