Successfully Using QR Codes in Libraries

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Connecting our shelves with electronic content

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  • 1. Successfully Using QR Codes in Libraries
    Connecting our shelves with electronic content
    Cheryl Burnette, Webmaster
    Homewood Public Library
    HomewoodPublicLibrary.org
    cburnette@bham.lib.al.us
    205.332.6631

2. Video: How to use QR codes
www.cnet.com.au/how-to-use-qr-codes-339302140.htm
3. About QR (quick response) codes

  • 2D barcodes originally created by Japanese company Denso-Wave in 1994 to keep inventory

4. Because scanning requires less effort than typing a URL, QR codes are becoming mainstream 5. In a nutshell, install a QR Reader on your phone, take a photo of the code, and be quickly directed from something physical to something digital!