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Connecting with qr codes2

  1. 1. CONNECTING WITHQR CODESMarsha McDevitt-StredneyKatrina MidayState Library of Ohio
  2. 2. What are QR Codes? Quick Response Code Also called  Graphical tag  2D Barcode  Matrix Code Developed by Denso Wave in 1994 to help track inventory
  3. 3. What makes them different?1D Barcode 2D Barcode Uses only length  Stores data vertically Height is for scanning and horizontally convenience  Read by image scanner Read by a laser  Stores up to 7,089 Stores 30 ASCII characters characters
  4. 4. What can it store? QR Code Data CapacityNumbers Max 7,089 charactersAlphanumeric (0-9 & A-Z) Max 4,296 charactersBinary [8 bits] Max 2,953 bytesKanji, full-width kana Max 1,817 characters
  5. 5. How is data stored? Quiet Zone Format Information Version Information Data & Error Correction Key Required Patterns: Position Detection Patterns Alignment Timing
  6. 6. What can it do? Open a website Dial a phone number Post a tweet Schedule a calendar event Share a contact card Open a map Launch mobile apps More!
  7. 7. How are they scanned? Usually with mobile phones  Launch your barcode reader  Some phones come with software  Other users will need to download an app  Scan the code with your camera  Enjoy the content There are QR Code websites that can translate the barcode via image as well.
  8. 8. Creating a Code
  9. 9. Creating a Code
  10. 10. Creating a Code
  11. 11. Creating a Code
  12. 12. Creating a Code
  13. 13. Creating a Code
  14. 14. Creating a Code and more…
  15. 15. Things to considerSize
  16. 16. Things to consider Size
  17. 17. Version (density)Version 1 Version 5 Version 40
  18. 18. Error Correction Error correction is the amount of the barcode that can be missing and it still work.7% 15% 25% 30%
  19. 19. Where will it be displayed?
  20. 20. QR Codes can provide great metrics Where people are scanning the code  Which locations are effective  Which campaign/poster/signs are or are not working When they are scanning the code
  21. 21. QR Codes can provide great metrics Some generators provide metrics for a fee OR Use custom landing pages OR Some URL shorteners let you create and track  Bit.ly  goo.gl
  22. 22. Create your QR Code
  23. 23. Test your code! Scan your printed code Try several readers Try several phones Test all major OS’s Test in different lighting
  24. 24. How can they be used?
  25. 25. Ask a Librarian Anytime, Anywhere Explain QR CodesLink to Video
  26. 26. Link to Forms Scavenger HuntLink to mobile website
  27. 27. Author Talk Book Trailer Mobile Catalog
  28. 28. Links to ListsLinks to Searches Txt message
  29. 29. How can they be changed?
  30. 30. Shorter URL
  31. 31. GIMP: Open Source Image Editing Software Select by color
  32. 32. Fill selection with new color
  33. 33. Magic wand to select color
  34. 34. Select by color Fill with image
  35. 35. Image creditshttp://oedb.org/blogs/ilibrarian/wp-content/uploads/qr_codes.jpghttp://guides.boisestate.edu/content.php?pid=141622&sid=1552856http://blogaboutmurphy.blogspot.com/2010/10/qr-codes-and-library.htmlhttp://www.lib.lsu.edu/www.youtube.com/watch?v=GtXS0WyqN8sRobin M. Ashfords photostreamhttp://und.edu/news/2011/08/qr-quest.cfmhttp://www.systemid.com/qrcode/#.TptNWuywUdhhttp://marksprague.wordpress.com/understanding-qr-codeshttp://www.systemid.com/qrcode/#.TptNWuywUdhhttp://qrcodematrix.com/http://www.qrdresscode.com/article-weevo-le-qr-code-design-italie-82733375.htmlhttp://www.warriorforum.com/offline-marketing-discussions/445419-best-qr-code-generator.html

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