Using QR Codes in Libraries
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Information on using QR Codes for marketing and teaching, with a focus on their use in libraries.
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A Delicious Stack entitled QR Codes: What information professionals need...

A Delicious Stack entitled QR Codes: What information professionals need... | Using QR Codes in Libraries | Scoop.it
A collection of articles, blog posts and resources to inform information professionals about what are QR codes and how they can be utilised to support information services and learning support program...

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QR Codes in Libraries - Research Guide

A Libguide on QR Codes in Libraries from Wake Forest University.

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Shortcut Aims to Erase QR Codes From Print Media

Shortcut Aims to Erase QR Codes From Print Media | Using QR Codes in Libraries | Scoop.it
Kooaba has anything to say about it, QR codes will be a thing of the past. It's app Shortcut sees your physical newspaper, magazine, or ad and connects you to related online content.
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Google Launches QR Code-Based Login Security Measure

Google Launches QR Code-Based Login Security Measure | Using QR Codes in Libraries | Scoop.it
Google has released a new way to securely log into Google accounts on public computers. Using a smartphone, scan the QR code generated at accounts.google.com/sesame.
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Scanning for Good: 5 Reasons QR Codes Are a Safe Option for Nonprofits

"It seems that QR codes have gone mainstream, or at least hit that tipping point where it’s pretty safe to include them in campaigns. I’ve blogged about how a few nonprofits are using them, and how the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network was seeing real results, but it feels like there is a new energy around using them. With so many creative ways to use QR codes, it’s time for your nonprofit to consider incorporating them into your next campaign."

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10 Creative Ways to Use QR Codes for Marketing

10 Creative Ways to Use QR Codes for Marketing | Using QR Codes in Libraries | Scoop.it
QR codes have the potential to enrich the product experience and offer the customer real value. Here are 10 examples of QR marketing success.
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Over 20 Million Americans Scanned A QR Code In October

Over 20 Million Americans Scanned A QR Code In October | Using QR Codes in Libraries | Scoop.it
New data from comScore averages QR code use over a three month period ending in October 2011, and reveals that over 20 million mobile phone owners in th...
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QR voice

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Generates qr-code for a synthesized voice message...
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MediaPost Publications Microsoft Tag App To Embrace QR, NFC

MediaPost Publications Microsoft Tag App To Embrace QR, NFC | Using QR Codes in Libraries | Scoop.it

Microsoft Tag App To Embrace QR, NFC

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How to add QR codes to your photos

How to add QR codes to your photos | Using QR Codes in Libraries | Scoop.it
Adding a QR code to your printed photo can embed data like URL's, geographic locations, dates, and names. We'll show you how. Read this blog post by Ed Rhee on How To.
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Editors Prefer MS Tags Over QR Codes - Why?

Editors Prefer MS Tags Over QR Codes - Why? | Using QR Codes in Libraries | Scoop.it

Discussion of why editors seem to prefer MS Tags. Includes an interesting stat on scan rates for QR codes and MS Tags.

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Create Editable QR Codes with MobiBrix

Create Editable QR Codes with MobiBrix | Using QR Codes in Libraries | Scoop.it
QR code generators are hardly rare. There is a wide variety available for free across the internet, including QR Hacker and Unitag, each of which I have covered in the past. But one limitation of t...
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Getting the Most Out of QR Codes Using URI Schemes

Getting the Most Out of QR Codes Using URI Schemes | Using QR Codes in Libraries | Scoop.it
A guide on how to use QR codes beyond just opening URLs. It outlines a practical example: Creating a QR code that opens the Skype app.
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Why QR Codes Won't Last

Why QR Codes Won't Last | Using QR Codes in Libraries | Scoop.it
QR codes seemed to present a world of opportunity and potential. But after using them for a length of time, I shifted my perspective.
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The numbers on QR codes

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Surely you’ve heard about QR codes by now, and maybe your library is even exploring ways to put them to good use. Public libraries don’t seem to be as advanced in their QR experiments as academic libraries, which is logical when you think about it – the college students that use academic libraries would seem to be the prime demographic for QR codes. So far, however, QR experiments overall, even among college students, have had mixed results as you can see from the recent surveys cited below.

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QR Codes Prove To Be A Curiosity

QR Codes Prove To Be A Curiosity | Using QR Codes in Libraries | Scoop.it

"People are making use of QR codes, although they’re not really sure of the purpose those codes are supposed to serve.

According to a study of more than 1,200 people by research firm Chadwick Martin Bailey, more than 80% of them recognize the black-and-white squares that link the real and virtual worlds (although only about 20% can refer to them as “QR”), and half of all smartphone owners have used their devices to scan the codes."

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First ever internet-enabled QR code and Smart Tag product line released by Dynotag

First ever internet-enabled QR code and Smart Tag product line released by DynotagQR Code PressThe technology company based in Seattle, Dynotag, Inc., has announced that it has now launched the first of its kind product line of internet-enabled...
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QR Voice: Convenient Text-To-Speech Through QR Codes

QR Voice: Convenient Text-To-Speech Through QR Codes | Using QR Codes in Libraries | Scoop.it
Text-to-speech lets you automatically have a voice read pieces of text, and sharing the converted speech means you do not have to read out the text yourself.
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TrendWatch: Why SnapTags are replacing QR codes

TrendWatch: Why SnapTags are replacing QR codes | Using QR Codes in Libraries | Scoop.it

"SnapTags are 2-D barcodes that include a brand's logo (or a Facebook logo) in a notched circle design. Contrasted with the familiar QR code, the result seems minimalist and polished. But it's not just a new design. The interactivity and analytics are updated, as well."

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Instantly add a QR code to any document using TagMyDoc

Instantly add a QR code to any document using TagMyDoc | Using QR Codes in Libraries | Scoop.it

"While QR codes haven't been the marketing juggernaut that companies have hoped, it's still an extremely useful technology for sharing things online quickly."

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