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QR code examples
- Brigham Young University's Harold B. Lee Library uses QR codes for its library audio tour and for Group Study Room on-the-spot reservations.
- Bath University Library is adding QR codes to catalog records to offer patrons the ability to save the title, author, and call number of the title being viewed in the catalog.
- University of Huddersfield Library is using QR codes for linking to text messaging reference service, videos, contact information, and, in the catalog records, to providebasic information about items. See Andrew Walsh's presentation, "QR codes, text a librarian, and more..."
- The San Diego State University Library is using QR Codes in its library catalog, on staff directory pages and on research guides.
- Syracuse University Library Learning Commons is using QR Codes on their bookmarks, tabletop signs, and on the flyer advertising their virtual tour - see the set on Flickr.
- UC Irvine Libraries is running a pilot with QR codes in the stacks. The Arts section directs QR code users to LC arts classification system to aid browsing the physical book collections. The Math section uses QR codes embedded in the stacks to direct users to the Springer mathematics ebook collections.
- Emory University uses QR codes in their catalog to help reduce citation printing.
* selected examples from Library Success: A Best Practices Wiki
Selected readings and links