Extending Library Services with QR Codes

Dantrea Hampton, Amanda Peach, Benjamin Rawlins

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The authors discuss the rapid growth in the use of smart devices and the resultant need for libraries to meet patrons where they are, via quick response code. Suggestions for use include marketing of library services, strengthening bibliographic instruction, supplementing reader's advisory services, and enhancing online public access catalog records.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)403-414
Number of pages12
JournalReference Librarian
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 2012


  • academic libraries
  • bar codes
  • instruction
  • library public services
  • marketing
  • mobile communication
  • QR codes
  • smartphones

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Library and Information Sciences


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