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QR Codes at Norlin Library

 

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What are they?

QR codes (Quick response codes) are readable by most smartphones equipped with a camera. After reading the barcode the phone will point to a url, an image, a phone number, text, contact details etc. In a matter of seconds, useful information will be delivered directly to your phone.

 

Norlin Library has placed barcodes throughout the building at specific locations where questions are common.

 

How to read them?

To read the barcodes in Norlin, you will need to download the app from http://gettag.mobi.

 

  • Devices supported include: Windows Phone 7, Windows Mobile, iPhone, Symbian, Blackberry, Android and J2ME phones.

Open the app and capture the QR code with your mobile device camera. The app will translate the QR code into a url, text, image, or phone number.

 

Examples of barcode supplied information include: a map of stack areas, textual instruction on technology use, access to mobile enabled library resources, chat with a librarian, or call a librarian.

 

More information from Denso Wave, QR Code creator:

http://www.denso-wave.com/qrcode/index-e.html

 

Smartphone support documentation (ITS)

Campus ITS supports Apple mobile devices (iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad) and Windows Mobile 6 devices to connect to ITS services, such as e-mail and UCB Wireless.More details and support documentation are available at this link.

 

QR Code Generators & Readers

Looking for a reader to download to your mobile device? Visit this page for a list of readers: http://www.mobile-barcodes.com/qr-code-software/