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QR Code Information: QR Code Information

A guide to describe QR codes and how they can be used.

Using QR Codes for the Library Audio Tour

What you need to take the Library Audio Tour using QR Codes.

  • Cell Phone with camera (or iPod Touch 4)
  • QR Code reader compatible with the phone (accessible through the App Store or the Android Market, search for "qr code")
  • Web content requires an Internet enabled smart phone (iPhone, BlackBerry, Nexus One, Droid, etc.)
  • Map of the library with QR Code locations available at

Don't forget to take the tour quiz through Blackboard as well as the survey:

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What is a QR Code

QR Codes are two-dimensional matrices that represent text.  Each code can represent a phone number, a URL, a paragraph or any other type of textual information.  QR Codes are very popular in Japan and are used in inventory control.

Below is an example of a QR Code that represents the contact information for the Harold B. Lee Library at Brigham Young University.