Only two requirements of GIL-Find: separate by spaces, bind phrases with quotes Develop some institutional agreement on usage. Or not. Badke and Consentino articles have ideas for naming conventions.
Uncontrolled language/Natural languageUnder-utilized social tool in academic librarycatalogs.Opportunity to create small sub-collections fordisplays, special events, faculty reading lists.Do you use tags? Please share some ideas.
QRLink to Codelist ofbooksor otherinfoaboutthedisplay.
Abilene Christian University Bath University Contra Costa County Library George Fox University Library Library Success Wiki
Choose the generator service with your final outcome in mind. (analytics) Shortened URLs make cleaner, more easily read QR Codes. Make the target mobile compatible. Include the target location in print for those without smart phones.
http://www.beetagg.com/en/beetagg-qr- generator/ http://qrcode.kaywa.com/ http://www.i-nigma.com/ http://goo.gl/ or https://bitly.com/(Add .qr after shortened url to create QR Code.)
Examples of educational materialsBlog Post (for librarians) Albertson Library Boise State UniversityVideo from CNet
Anon. 2012. “QR Codes”. Wiki. Library Success: A Best Practices Wiki.http://www.libsuccess.org/index.php?title=QR_Codes.Ashford, Robin. 2010. “QR Codes and Academic Libraries: Reaching MobileUsers.” College & Research Libraries News 71 (10) (November): 526–530.Baker, Laura. 2010. “Making Physical Objects Clickable: Using Mobile Tags toEnhance Library Displays.” Journal of Library Innovation 1 (2) (January 2): 22–28.Balas, Janet L. 2011. “Can QR Codes Be Used to Deliver Library Services?”EventDV 24 (10) (December): 33.Moorefield-Lang, Heather1, and Nancy Lecrone2. 2009. “Libraries on the QR.”Information Searcher 19 (2) (December): 20–22.Ramsden, Andy. 2010. The Level of Student Engagement with QR Codes:Findings from a Cross Institutional Survey. Working Paper. Bath: University ofBath. http://opus.bath.ac.uk/19974/