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QR Codes in Libraries


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QR Codes in Libraries

  1. 1. 1 Carol Walker eLearning Advisor (Learning Technology) QR Codes: Applications in Libraries twitter: @weedog
  2. 2. QR Codes: Handout My Smallest Handout Cunningly disguised as a business card :-)
  3. 3. QR Codes: What are they? Quick Response Code 2D Barcode - Stores more data than Invented by Denso-Wave in 1994 - To track vehicle parts Free to use* Low technology investment - Creation and Use *Free to create and use but depending on how you are accessing the web on your mobile device, network charges may be incurred when visiting websites and sending sms messages.
  4. 4. QR Codes: Using Mobile Phone with Camera
  5. 5. QR Codes: Uses Presentations displayed on Data Projectors This Presentation is on Slideshare
  6. 6. QR Codes: Uses Photo of Iron Man 2 with QR Code: Courtesy of Marvel Comics
  7. 7. QR Codes: Uses
  8. 8. QR Codes: Uses
  9. 9. QR Codes: Uses
  10. 10. QR Codes: Uses
  11. 11. QR Codes: Uses
  12. 12. QR Codes: Uses Using your Smartphone to find your way round campus
  13. 13. QR Codes: Uses Bookmarks, Business Cards, Leaflets, Posters
  14. 14. QR Codes: Uses Linked to electronic journals
  15. 15. QR Codes: Uses Linked to eBooks
  16. 16. QR Codes: Uses Andrew Walsh University of Huddersfield
  17. 17. QR Codes: Uses University of Bath QR Codes for each Catalogue Record
  18. 18. QR Codes: Uses Library Loan Card points to Library’s mobile website
  19. 19. QR Codes: Uses Linked to Multimedia guides and HowTos you you
  20. 20. QR Codes: Uses Linked to Supplemental Material
  21. 21. QR Codes: Uses Induction: Treasure/Scavenger Hunts
  22. 22. QR Codes: Uses
  23. 23. QR Codes: Uses Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library
  24. 24. QR Codes: Uses
  25. 25. QR Codes: Creating
  26. 26. QR Codes: Creating
  27. 27. QR Codes: Creating Note: QR Codes with lots of information are harder to read for lower resolution camera phones. The codes become quite complex. For long urls consider using a shortening service such as to reduce the amount of data encoded.
  28. 28. QR Codes: Phone software
  29. 29. QR Codes: Phone software
  30. 30. QR Codes: Barriers Issues Equipment Awareness Possible Network Charges
  31. 31. QR Codes: Barriers…but… Smartphone market drives 600% growth in mobile web usage Ofcom report shows there were 121 mobile phones for every 100 people in the UK
  32. 32. QR Codes: Resources 7 Things you should know about QR Codes The use of QR codes in Education: A getting started guide for academics QR Code Project Blog University of Bath Delivr: QR Code Generator With link to phone software