New smartphone apps allow patrons to store library card barcodes in your phone.
What does the audience think?
Created by Toyota in 1994 for tracking auto parts in factories
Emerging Library Technologies
Shauna BorgerNortheastern Regional Coordinator
Overview Library cards and smartphones QR codes eContent overview
93% of all 12-17 year olds access the internet 75% own a cell phone 69% own a computer 79% own an iPod or an MP3 player 80% own a gaming console 51% own a portable gaming device 27% use their cell to access the internet
78% of all adults access the internet 83% own a cell phone 57% own a desktop computer and 56% own a laptop computer 44% own an iPod or an MP3 player 42% own a gaming console 12% own an e-book reader 8% own a tablet
Download an app ◦ KeyRing ◦ CardStar ◦ CardKing Type in barcode number Barcode now stored in app!
Not all barcode scanners work with new technology ◦ charged-couple device scanner (CCD) Cards can be shared, stolen, etc. Vendor concerns
Quick-Response Code Created by Toyota in 1994 2-dimensional Designed for mobile devices Becoming more popular in the U.S. ◦ During the month of June 2011, according to one study, 14 million mobile users scanned a QR Code or a barcode. 58% of those users scanned a QR or bar code from their home, while 39% scanned from retail stores. 60% of the 14 million users were men between the age of 18-34.
Open application Point camera to QR code Voila!
Download a QR scanner ◦ Barcode scanner ◦ QR Droid ◦ Nigma ◦ Lynkee ◦ NeoReader ◦ QR Reader ◦ Google Goggles ◦ RedLaser
Go to a QR generator ◦ http://qrcode.kaywa.com/ ◦ Phone number, text, URL
Readalikes for Jodi Picoult ◦ http://webrary.org/rs/flbklists/jodipicoult.html Copy URL and type into QR code generator ◦ http://qrcode.kaywa.com/ Copy the QR code into document and put it by the Jodi Picoult books with a heading that says “If you like Jodi Picoult, you might also like these authors …”
QR code scavenger hunt ◦ http://lgdata.s3-website-us-east- 1.amazonaws.com/docs/163/147086/QR_Scaveng er_Hunt_10_copy.pdf Educate patrons ◦ http://www.lawrence.edu/library/qr.shtml Recommend further reading ◦ http://guides.ccclib.org/content.php?pid=105914& sid=797175#4638359 Carmen Sandiego ◦ http://library.lafayette.edu/carmensandiego
What ideas do you have for QR codes at Marion Public Library?
QR code security risks ◦ Rogue QR codes ◦ Tracking Good Internet connection in area Links kept up to date