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QR Codes presentation for staff briefings

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QR Codes presentation for staff briefings at Huddersfield Uni CLS

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QR Codes presentation for staff briefings

  1. 1. QR Codes in the library T&L project, 2009-2010 Andrew Walsh
  2. 2. What are QR codes?
  3. 3. So what can they do? <ul><li>Encode information such as: </li></ul><ul><li>Contact details </li></ul><ul><li>Prompt ‘phone to ring number </li></ul><ul><li>Prompt ‘phone to send text Message </li></ul><ul><li>Display text on your ‘phone </li></ul><ul><li>Link to a URL </li></ul><ul><li>All on your camera ‘phone using a free application. </li></ul>
  4. 4. What will we use them for? <ul><li>Links to mobile friendly videos </li></ul><ul><li>Contact numbers / text messages </li></ul><ul><li>Link to full text of print journals </li></ul><ul><li>Links to useful resources </li></ul><ul><li>On: </li></ul><ul><li>Printed handouts, shelf ends, signage, anywhere with a flat surface… </li></ul>
  5. 5. How can people use them? <ul><li>Install a (normally) free application on their ‘phone </li></ul><ul><li>Easiest method is to Google “QR reader” and the model of your ‘phone </li></ul><ul><li>Basic information and links on our webpage: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www2.hud.ac.uk/cls/library/usingIT/qrcodes.php </li></ul>
  6. 6. How are we promoting them? Greed .
  7. 7. Who wants to play? <ul><li>Nokia </li></ul><ul><li>iPhone </li></ul><ul><li>XDA PDA </li></ul>
  8. 8. Any questions?

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