QR Codes in Academic Setting

by Sevde Buyuk
(Orlando, Florida)

Original Text: QR Codes in Academic Setting


The buzz around QR Codes has been increasing quite a bit over the last few years. We are getting more and more accustomed to the technology mind set. Almost everywhere you go, you see little black and white QR Codes. QR codes became a powerful mobile marketing tool. Whether profit or nonprofit institutions or companies they implement QR Codes to increase their communication opportunities with more patrons and customers and make their users’ lives easier. Have you ever used QR Codes in your library? They are quick and easy! This presentation introduces how and where QR Codes are used, explains their roles and applications, and practical considerations in library and information settings. It will cover the what/why/how for beginners and experts to get to the next level. Participants will learn about QR code best practices, challenges of using QR codes, and how they would integrate this technology for their library setting. Explore implementing QR codes in an academic setting in this presentation.

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Revised Text:

The buzz around QR Codes has been increasing quite a bit over the last few years. We are getting more and more accustomed to the technology mind set.

Almost everywhere you go, you see little black and white QR Codes, which have became a powerful, mobile marketing tool. Whether profit, nonprofit institutions, or companies, they implement QR Codes to increase their communication opportunities with more patrons and customers, and make their users’ lives easier.

Have you ever used QR Codes in your library? They are quick and easy! This presentation introduces how and where QR Codes are used, explains their roles and applications, and practical considerations in library and information settings. It will cover the what/why/how for beginners and experts to get to the next level.

Participants will learn about QR code "best practices", challenges of using QR codes, and how they can integrate this technology into their library setting.

Explore implementing QR codes in an academic setting in this presentation.

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