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QR Code

QR (Quick Response) code is a type of matrix barcode that can be read by smart phones or mobile devices (with QR Code reader installed). Data stored in the QR code can be texts, numbers, or URL. The Library has started using QR codes to point users to additional information about Library services and resources at various areas. The following is an example:


How does the Library apply QR code?

QR codes can be applied to different areas such as:


Instructional Video Guides

The Library provides several video guides on how to use equipment and the Room Booking System:


Chat Reference Service

Users can chat with a librarian on your mobile during service hours by scanning the QR code on the poster:


Library Events

QR codes are often put in posters for users to access the link to web pages:

QR Code Readers

If you have a smart phone or any mobile devices, you can go to the app store to search for free "QR code reader", like:

  • Neo Reader (iPhone / Android / Blackberry / Windows Phone)
  • ScanLife (iPhone / Android / Blackberry / Windows Phone / Nokia)
  • Barcode Scanner (iPhone / Android)
  • BeeTagg (iPhone / Android / Blackberry / Windows Phone / Nokia)